Academic Symposia

Wednesday, October 19

“Why the Liberal Arts?
Exploring the Aims of a University Education”

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Brendle Recital Hall, Scales Fine Arts Center

Stanley N. Katz
Professor at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University

Andrew Delbanco
Julian Clarence Levi Professor in the Humanities, Columbia University

Ken Miller
Professor of Biology, Brown University

Harry Stout
Jonathan Edwards Professor of American Christianity, Yale University

Jean Elshtain
Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Social and Political Ethics, University of Chicago

Symposia Luncheon

12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Scales Fine Arts Breezeway

“The Moral Challenges of Professional Life”

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Brendle Recital Hall

E.J. Dionne, Jr.
Syndicated Columnist, the Washington Post, Senior Fellow, the Brookings Institution

Miroslav Volf
Henry B. Wright Professor of Systematic Theology, Yale Divinity School

The Honorable Ann C. Williams
United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

James A. Autry
Author and Consultant

Charles K. Francis, M.D., FACP, FACC
Director of the Center on Health Disparities, Rudin Scholar in Urban Health, New York Academy of Medicine