Philosophy and Classical Studies News
Dr. Tim Madigan, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Irish Studies Program, recently co-authored a book titled “Beyond Sustainability: A Thriving Environment.”
Most adults were killed, young women and girls kidnapped and raped, and nearly 23,000 children walked across the hot African desert, alone, for years. One of those children was Sebastian Maroundit, he was only 10 years old and today he is known as one of the “lost boys of Sudan.” He will share his story on campus on Tuesday, April 1, at 12:30 p.m. in Basil 135.
On Thursday, February 20, St. John Fisher College will host the annual Joseph A. Trovato Lecture featuring Dr. Harry Murray, Chair of the Sociology and Anthropology Department at Nazareth College.
St. John Fisher College will celebrate National Philosophy Day on Thursday, November 21, but this time, organizers have added a digital twist. This year, the program will revolve around Digital Philosophy, with speakers from Fisher along with several area colleges. All sessions will be held in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel.
The School of Arts and Sciences will host the 2013 Lobene Lecture on Monday, November 4, featuring Jane Addams biographer, Louise W. Knight. The lecture will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel.
Who knew that vampires shared the luck of the Irish? Just in time for Halloween, the Irish Studies Program, with support from the New York Council for Humanities, will host “The Irish Vampire: Bram Stoker and the Continuing Influence of Dracula” on Monday, October 28, from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel.
Three faculty were honored with prestigious awards from the College during Commencement Weekend.
On April 27, Dr. Timothy Madigan, Associate Professor of Philosophy, served as a presenter at a conference on Public Intellectuals at the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University.
St. John Fisher College will host its 2nd annual Irish Studies Program Conference during Black History Month to celebrate and honor the legacy of Rochester’s own Frederick Douglass.
St. John Fisher College will celebrate its 10th Annual Philosophy Day on Wednesday, November 14, and Thursday, November 15. This year’s theme is “Philosophy and Social Justice,” and all sessions will be held in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel.