Mark your calendars for these upcoming events:
September 18, 2014
A CRISIS OF COMMUNITY:
CATHOLIC SCHOOL CLOSURES AND URBAN NEIGHBORHOODS
An evening conversation with Dr. Margaret Brinig and Dr. Nicole Stelle Garnett,
professors at the University of Notre Dame Law School and authors of
Lost Classroom, Lost Community: Catholic Schools’ Importance in Urban America
(University of Chicago, 2014).
The event will be moderated by Rev. Timothy Scully,
Director of Notre Dame’s Institute for Educational Initiatives.
5:30pm at the Penn Newman Center
Reception to follow
October 2, 2014
HOW TO REDESIGN AN AMERICAN CITY:
ENVIRONMENT, TRANSPORTATION, AND URBAN HUMANISM IN THE 22ND CENTURY
A Luncheon featuring Professor Philip Bess,
the Director of Graduate Studies for the University of Notre Dame’s School of Architecture.
12 noon in Houston Hall 218 – Ben Franklin Room
October 16, 2014
AMONG THE RUINS:
SYRIA PAST AND PRESENT
Featuring Christian Sahner lecturing on the debut of his book,
Among the Ruins: Syria Past and Present, just published with Oxford University Press.
With Comment by Dr. Ron Granieri, Director of Research of the Lauder Institute for Management and International Studies at the Wharton School.
5:00 pm in the Amado Room of Irvine Auditorium
October 30, 2014
IS A SECULAR SOCIETY POSSIBLE?
Featuring Rémi Brague, Emeritus Professor of Arabic and Religious Philosophy at the Sorbonne and
Chair of the Philosophy Department at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.
12 noon Luncheon, Wolf Auditorium of the McNeil Center
November 13, 2014
WHY BIOLOGY STILL NEEDS TELEOLOGY:
A NEO-ARISTOTELIAN ACCOUNT OF LIFE, KNOWLEDGE, AND HEALTH
Featuring Robert Koons, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Texas, Austin.
5pm, Location TBA