2004-2005 Academic Year
Reading: April 13th, 2005
In residence: April 11th-15th, 2005
Benmalek will read from his novel Les Amants Desunis (The Lovers of Algeria). This event is co-sponsored with Project LOGOS, with support from the Warner Foundation and the Van Evera Foundation.
SpeakOut on "Faith"
Featuring Tony Cunningham, Eva Hooker, Scott Richardson, and Tim Robinson
April 19th, 2005
Join us for lively conversation and discover new ways to think about faith and the role that it plays in our culture, our creative work, and our daily lives. SpeakOuts are town hall meetings where students, faculty, and other community members gather to discuss topical subjects. This SpeakOut event was co-sponsored with Project LOGOS, the CSB/SJU Philosophy Department, and Speakeasy magazine.
February 1st, 2005
McCown is the recipient of the 2004 Sister Mariella Gable Prize for his novel The Weatherman. Refreshments and a book signing will follow his presentation. This event is co-sponsored by the Lee and Rose Werner Foundation and the Van Evera Foundation.
SpeakOut: What do YOU think about Fear and Security?
Featuring Mani Campos, Joe DesJardins, Ernie Diedrich, and Christina Tourino
October 6th, 2004
Speak Out events were created to bring our community together for conversations on broad topics important to us all.
The Holiness of the Imagination
Featuring Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg and Marie Howe
October 19th, 2004
Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg's presentation Through the Looking Glass: Imagining Redemption will explore the "secret of redemption" by drawing from stories in Exodus. Marie Howe's presentation Silences Within Stories Where Poetry Lives will follow Zornberg. Howe uses poems to explore similar terrain, specifically the silence surrounding women in the Bible. She will then be joined on stage by Zornberg to discuss their imaginative responses to these stories. This event is co-sponsored with Project LOGOS and the Jay Phillips Center for Jewish-Christian Learning.