Today: Learning Without Irony

Inaugural Humanities Symposium

It is our pleasure to welcome Dr. Christy Wampole (Princeton) and Dr. R. R. Reno (First Things) to the University of Pennsylvania, and to invite you to join our symposium today.

When: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Benjamin Franklin Room, Houston Hall (3417 Spruce St)

“Against Critical Thinking” by Dr. R. R. Reno, First Things & Creighton University

“The Other Serious” by Dr. Christy Wampole, Princeton University

Cosponsored by French and Francophone Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.

This event is free and open to the public.  Refreshments will follow.

Today: Conscience Colloquium

J.S. Mill & John Henry Newman on Liberty & Conscience

A Lunch Colloquy
Part 1 of the Day Conference “Dictating Conscience”

When: Monday, March 31, 2014; 1:30 p.m.
Where: Fitts Auditorium, Penn Law School (34th & Sansom)

The Collegium Institute is proud to cosponsor this lunch colloquy with Dr. Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University.

This is the first event in the Penn Federalist Society’s day conference, “Dictating Conscience: Law as a Cultural Weapon.”  Lawyers who register for the event are eligible for 5.5 hours of substantive CLE credit.

To register, or for more information, please visit the Penn Federalist Society’s Eventbrite page here.

Tonight: The Meaning of Beauty

 

 

It is our pleasure to invite you to attend this evening’s Collegium Institute lecture, The Meaning of Beauty, which will be delivered by Dr. Michael LewisFaison-Pierson-Stoddard Professor of Art History at Williams College

FEATURED SPEAKER

 

  • When: Tuesday, March 25, 2014; 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Meyerson Hall B3, School of Design (210 South 34th Street)

This event is sponsored by the Our Sunday Visitor Institute. Cosponsored by the Department of the History of Art and the Program of Historic Preservation at the University of Pennsylvania.

Please find a PDF of our event poster here.

The Meaning of Beauty? Tuesday, 3/25, 7 PM

The Collegium Institute for Catholic Thought & Culture presents
 
The Meaning of Beauty?
 
Featuring 
 
Dr. Michael Lewis
Faison-Pierson-Stoddard Professor of Art at Williams College
Tuesday, March 25th, 7:00 PM
Meyerson Hall B3, School of Design
  Professor Lewis completed his PhD at the University of Pennsylvania in 1989.  He is the author of Frank Furness: Architecture and the Violent Mind (2001), The Gothic Revival (2002), American Art and Architecture (2006), and the prize-winning August Reichensperger: The Politics of the German Gothic Revival (1993), among other publications.  His research interests include architectural theory, utopian and communal societies, and the nature of creativity.  In 2008 he received a Guggenheim Fellowship to support the completion of City of Refuge: the Other Utopia, a study of millennial town planning.  Lewis is a Senior Fellow of the Collegium  Institute.
Cosponsored by the Department of the History of Art and
the Program for Historic Preservation at Penn
 
Sponsored by the Our Sunday Visitor Institute
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Acting Well: The Philosophy and Psychology of Virtue

Anscombe Lecture Today

It is Collegium Institute’s great pleasure to invite you to attend its inaugural Anscombe lecture in ethics, which will be delivered by Dr. John Haldane this afternoon.

  • Date: Wednesday March 19th, 2014
  • Time: 5:00 pm
  • Location: Stiteler B21 (208 S. 37th Street).

 Dr. John Haldane is a Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Ethics, Philosophy and Public Affairs at the University of St. Andrews, and Chairman of the Royal Institute of Philosophy.

This event is cosponsored by the Department of Philosophy, the Department of Psychology, and the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania.

 

 

 

Please find a PDF of our event poster here.

 

 

 

Mill and Newman on Liberty and Conscience

A Lunch Colloquy
Part of “Dictating Conscience: Law as a Cultural Weapon”

When: Monday, March 31, 2014; 1:30 p.m.
Where: Fitts Auditorium

The Collegium Institute is proud to cosponsor this lunch Colloquy with Dr. Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University.

The lunch will take place at 1:30 and is the first in a series of presentations sponsored by the Penn Federalist Society.
For more information about “Dictating Conscience: Law as a Cultural Weapon,” please see the Penn Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies Eventbrite page here.

The Meaning of Beauty

When: Tuesday, March 25, 2014; 7:00 p.m.
Where: Meyerson Hall B3, School of Design (210 South 34th Street)

FEATURED SPEAKER

Dr. Michael Lewis, Faison-Pierson-Stoddard Professor of Art History at Williams College

Sponsored by the Our Sunday Visitor Institute. Cosponsored by the Department of the History of Art and the Program of Historic Preservation at the University of Pennsylvania.

Please find a PDF of our event poster here.

Acting Well: The Philosophy and Psychology of Virtue

Inaugural Anscombe Lecture in Ethics

When: Wednesday, March 19, 2014; 5:00 p.m.
Where: Stitler B21 (208 S. 37th Street)

Dr. John Haldane, Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Ethics, Philosophy and Public Affairs at the University of St. Andrews, Chairman of the Royal Institute of Philosophy

Cosponsored by the Department of Philosophy and the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania.

Please find a PDF of our event poster here.

Faith In Fossils?

Reflections of a Penn Paleontologist

On February 5, 2014, Dr. Peter Dodson collaborated with the Collegium Institute to share his reflections on theology and science.

Dr. Peter Dodson is Professor of Anatomy and Paleontology at the University of Pennsylvania. He is co-editor of The Dinosauria, a definitive scholarly resource, and the author or co-author of more than one hundred academic papers and books, including The Horned Dinosaurs (Princeton, 1996). A research associate of the Academy of Natural Sciences and a member of the advisory committee for the Institute for Religion and Science, Dodson has taught a broad range of course in geology, history, history and sociology of science, and religious studies for more than three decades at Penn. In 2011 he received a Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award.