Our scholars presented their findings at our “capstone” conference October 13-14, 2017 at the University of Chicago, which we captured in photos and tweets. Visit our Flickr page for the full album and our Twitter page for more observations. Below are highlights from Friday, October 13.
We’ll post highlights from Saturday, October 14, tomorrow.
Friday, October 13
9:15 am Welcome by Principal Investigators Jennifer Frey and Candace Vogler
9:30-10:30 am Kristján Kristjánsson, Professor of Character Education and Virtue Ethics; Deputy Director of the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues, University of Birmingham
10:45-11:45 am Dan P. McAdams, Henry Wade Rogers Professor of Psychology and Professor of Human Development and Social Policy, Northwestern University
1:45 – 2:45 pm Panel: Transcending Boundaries I
Talbot Brewer, Professor of Philosophy, University of Virginia and Faculty Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture
Michael Gorman, Associate Professor of Philosophy, School of Philosophy, The Catholic University of America
Jean Porter, John A. O’Brien Professor of Theology, University of Notre Dame
3:00 -4:00 pm Tahera Qutbuddin, Professor of Arabic Literature, University of Chicago
4:15 – 5:15 pm Panel: Virtue, Happiness, & the Meaning of Life Visiting Scholars
Fr. Stephen Brock, Professor of Medieval Philosophy, Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Rome
Anselm Mueller, University of Chicago
7pm – Keynote: Jonathan Lear, “Gettysburg”