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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Monday, March 4, 2019

Christopher Thompson, Integral Ecology and the Promise of Green Thomism

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Laudato Si’ called the Catholic community to an ecological conversion, a reorientation of our habits of mind toward a deeper consideration of creation and our responsibilities for its care. Is this a radical innovation? Or can we discern an intellectual patrimony at the heart of the discussion? In this lecture, Christopher Thompson invites us to reflect more deeply on the elements of ecological concern and consider the intellectual tradition inspired by St. Thomas Aquinas as a resource and guide going forward. “Green Thomism,” Thompson proposes, opens a path toward a renewed engagement with the Thomistic tradition as well as its contribution to contemporary ecological concern. Open to the general public.…

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Location: Lecture – Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

ND-ECI/Department of Biological Sciences Seminar: Kimberly Van Meter

Kimberly Van Meter, Assistant Professor Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago

Title: Signatures of Human Impact: Land Use, Legacies and Long-Term Trajectories.…

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Location: 283 Galvin Life Sciences

Wednesday, March 6, 2019