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Intellectual Life Events 2013 - 2014

Spring 2014


Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Sustainability Event
''Ecology and Liturgy: The Jewish Feast of Tu BiShvat''
Devorah Schoenfeld
Coffey - McCormick Lounge
Sponsored by the Theology Department


Saturday, Feb. 14, 2014, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Colloquium
Loyola University Chicago/Marquette Graduate Student Colloquium 
''Theology and Ethics in the Midst of Ethical Concern''
Richard J. Klarchek Information Commons, 4th Floor


Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Colloquium
Is My Brain Killing My Soul?

“Soul Searching”
Samantha Matthews
Class of 2013, College of Arts and Sciences
Loyola University Chicago

“Do We Have A Soul? Dualism vs. Monism”
Cathy Buescher
Ph.D. Student, Integrative Studies in Ethics and Theology
Loyola University Chicago

“Fish Out of Water; Soul Out Of Context”
John McCarthy, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Loyola University Chicago

Cuneo Hall 324
Inaugural Panel Presentation of Loyola University Chicago’s Chapter of Theta Alpha Kappa,
The National Honors Society for Religious Studies and Theology


Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Colloquium
''How Politics Became Impossible and Ethics Became Unnecessary: The Shrinking Vocabulary of Modern Public Life''
Robin Lovin
Piper Hall
Sponsored by the Richard A. McCormick, S.J. Chair of Catholic Moral Theology


Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Sustainability Event
''The Book of Job and the ‘Place’ of Nature''
Opening Presentation by Dr. Bob DiVito, Department of Theology
Responses by Department of Theology faculty:
Dr. John McCarthy
Dr. LaReine-Marie Mosely, S.N.D.
Dr. Andrew Radde-Gallwitz
Dr. Tisha Rajendra
Dr. Thomas Tobin
Dr. Pauline Viviano
Coffey Hall – McCormick Lounge
Sponsored by the Department of Theology and the Cardinal Cody Chair


Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Sustainability Event
''Religious Environmentalism, Hinduism, and India: Romanticism or Reality?''
Dr. William French, Department of Theology
Dr. Tracy Pintchman, Department of Theology
Coffey Hall – McCormick Lounge
Sponsored by the Department of Theology Undergraduate Programs Committee


Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Colloquium
A Panel on Queer Theology

“Dissolving Boundaries, Building Bridges: A Personal View of Queer Theology”
Holly Bullard
Loyola University Chicago

“Theology? Queer? A Short History of the Challenge of Queer Theology”
Colby Dickinson
Loyola University Chicago

“Stories from Queer Students: From Theology to Reality”
Elizabeth Sextro and Joshua Kirkpatrick
Loyola University Chicago

Cuneo Hall 324
Loyola University Chicago’s Chapter of Theta Alpha Kappa,
The National Honors Society for Religious Studies and Theology


Monday, March 31, 2014
Undergraduate Student Colloquium
1st Annual John Courtney Murray Forum
Disposable Culture and Our World Today
Sponsored by the Catholic Studies Minor


Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Sustainability Event
Ecology and Religion: Pedagogical Challenges and Opportunities

“Immersion Education in Belize”
Stephen Mitten, S.J., Institute of Environmental Sustainability

“The Healing Earth Electronic Textbook Project”
Dr. Michael Schuck, Department of Theology

“The Problem of Despair”
Dr. Sandra Sullivan Dunbar

Crown Center 530
Sponsored by the Department of Theology


Monday, April 7, 2014, 4:15 - 6:00 p.m. 
Colloquium
"Jesus in the 21st Century: A Conversation with Michael Welker"
Michael Welker, University of Heidelberg
Coffey Hall - McCormick Lounge
Sponsored by the John Cardinal Cody Chair


Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Sustainability Event
Nature Poetry and the Sacred
Poetry Reading and Discussion
Institute of Environmental Sustainability Atrium
Co-Sponsored by the Department of Theology and the Department of English


Friday - Sunday, May 23 - 25, 2014
3rd McCormick International Colloquium
The City as an Intersectional Site of Ethics and Theology
Co-hosted by the Richard A. McCormick, S.J. Chair, the Theology Department, and the University of Erfurt



Fall 2013


Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Lecture
''Storytelling as Sword and Shield: Oak Creek and Supermax - Two Case Studies''
Valarie Kaur
Damen Student Center MPR North
Sponsored by the Richard A. McCormick, S.J., Chair of Catholic Moral Theology


Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Sustainability Event
Screening and Panel Discussion of James Balog film "Chasing Ice"
William French - Theology
Michael Agliardo, S.J. - Sociology
Martin Berg - Biology
Damen Student Center Theater
Organized by the LUC Office of Sustainability and the Department of Theology


Wednesday, Oct. 2, 20313 (TBD)
Seminar/Colloquium
''The Abba Prayer: A Window on the Historical Jesus and Early Christianity''

Nicholas Perrin
Cuneo Hall 425
Sponsored by the John Cardinal Cody Chair


Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, tentative time: 4:00 PM
"From the Visible to the Invisible" (On Sacred Art in Modern and Contemporary Times)
A Lecture by Francesco Buranelli, former Director of the Vatican Museums, presently Secretary General of the Pontifical Commission for the Cultural Heritage of the Church.
Tentative Location: WTC
Co-sponsored by: Italian Cultural Institute, ItalCultura, LUMA, John Cardinal Cody Chair


Monday & Tuesday, Oct. 14 & 15, 2013
Sustainability Event
''Covering Earth, Uncovering Agony: Journalism, Environmental Disasters, and Suffering''

Monday, Oct. 14, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Screening of Elizabeth Coffman/Ted Hardin film "Veins in the Gulf"
Film discussion with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Bob Marshall
Damen Student Center Cinema LSC

Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
'Covering' Environmental Disasters: Public Discourse and Suffering
Panel Discussion:
Bob Marshall, Professional Journalist
Dr. Melissa Browning, Institute of Pastoral Studies
Dr. James Garbarino, Department of Psychology
Dr. Michael Schuck, Department of Theology
Information Commons, 4th Floor
Organized by the School of Communication, Institute of Environmental Sustainability, and the Department of Theology


Wednesday, Oct. 30, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Fall 2013 Majors & Minor Event
''Telling the Story of Abraham: Jewish Approached from the Midrash, the Middle Ages, and Today''
Devorah Schoenfeld
Bremner Lounge
Sponsored by the Theology Department


Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, 4:00 p.m.
2013 Cody/Farrell Lecture
''The Future of Catholic Feminist Theology''
Mary Ann Hinsdale, IHM, Ph.D.
Crown Center Auditorium
Sponsored by the John Cardinal Cody Chair of Theology and the Carolyn Farrell, BVM, Professorship in Women and Leadership


Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
2013 Cody/Farrell Student Colloquium
''Jesuit Theological Discourse Since Vatican II''
Mary Ann Hinsdale, IHM, Ph.D.
Crown Center 530
Sponsored by the John Cardinal Cody Chair of Theology and the Carolyn Farrell, BVM, Professorship in Women and Leadership


Thursday and Friday, Nov. 14 - 15, 2013
Sustainability Event
U.S. Energy and Environment: Science, Ethics, & Public Policy
James Balog, Founder & Director, Extreme Ice Survey, Founder, Earth Vision Trust
Knut Nadelhoffer, University of Michigan
Larry Rasumussen, Union Theological Seminary
Emmanuel Agius, University of Malta
Howard Learner, Environmental Law and Policy Center
Donald Wuebbels, University of Illinois
Jame Schaefer, Marquette University
Mundelein Auditorium
Organized by the Office of the President, the Institute for Environmental Sustainability, the Department of Theology, and the Richard A. McCormick Chair of Catholic Moral Theology


Thursday, Nov 21, 2013, 9:00 - 5:00
''Sacred Places, Sacred Texts. European Projects on the Construction of Religious Identities''
An Advanced Colloquium in Dialogue with European Colleagues.

Speakers:
Luca Arcari, University of Naples– Federico II
Ada Campione, University of Bari – Aldo Moro
Laura Carnevale, University of Bari – Aldo Moro
Emanuela Colombi, University of Udine
Chiara Cremonesi, University of Padua
Colby Dickinson, Loyola University Chicago
Edmondo Lupieri, Loyola University Chicago
John McCarthy, Loyola University Chicago
Francesca Veronese, University of Padua

Damen Student Center Multipurpose Room North
Sponsored by the John Cardinal Cody Chair.


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