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John Courtney Murray, S.J. Forum

The 2014 John Courtney Murray, SJ Forum: Disposable Culture and Our World Today

The 2014 John Courtney Murray SJ Forum

Monday, 31 March 2014
9:00AM - 5:00PM
Schmidt Multi-Purpose Room (MPR)
Damen Student Center, Lake Shore Campus

 

The John Courtney Murray, SJ Forum:
Disposable Culture and Our World Today

This first-ever student-run event provides undergraduates with an opportunity to share ideas, engage in debate and discussion, and grow in both knowledge and compassion by delving deeply into the topic of throw-away culture as it relates to life in 2014.

All are welcome to attend! Contact Dr. Michael Murphy (mmurphy23@luc.edu) for more details.

Schedule of Events for The John Courtney Murray, SJ Forum:

9:20-10:10 "Stained Glass"

Catholic Studies Minors studying abroad in El Salvador, Italy, and China will Skype in to talk about Beauty philosophically and as they have seen it on their adventures

10:25-11:45 "Word Made Trash"

Three students present on the disposal of literature, ideas and ultimately people in "The Provenance Project", "Would Flannery O'Connor Write a Blog?" and "Scenes from my Newsfeed"

12:00-1:25 "Breaking Bread" Please join us for the noon Mass at Madonna della Strada Chapel on campus followed by a student-led reflection and lunch.

1:40-2:30 "Taste and See" A chemistry student teaches us tools to evaluate chemicals in consumer products and a biology student calls us to use science responsibly in research

2:45-3:35 "No Room at the Inn" Three students debate about the topic of gentrification led by the president of Loyola Coalition for the Homeless who will present the Rent Ethically, Act Locally campaign and its effects in Rogers Park

3:50-5:00 "The Invisible through the Visible" Students present songs, dance, film, theatre, and fine art that examine our topic of disposable culture from their unique, artistic lenses

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