Facts and Values: Environmental Science and Ethics in the Catholic Church
Tuesday, April 21 at 7 p.m. Panasci Family Chapel
What does environmental change have to do with debates about religion and science? Against the backdrop of the Catholic Church's multifaceted relationship to scientific inquiry throughout the past few centuries, this talk focuses on evolving Catholic teachings on the intersections of environmental degradation, social justice, and political economy--and their importance for the twenty-first century.
This talk will be presented by Christiana Z. Peppard, Ph.D., assistant professor of Theology, Science and Ethics in the Department of Theology, Fordham University
Campus Conversations: Russia and its Neighbors: New Cold War? Olde Empire? Business as Usual?
Wednesday, April 22, 4 p.m. Science Center Addition, Room 100
This semester’s last installment of the monthly series Classroom Conversation on Current Events will address multiple questions, including: How do we understand the ongoing conflicts in Ukraine and elsewhere in Russia and on its borders? What will happen next? Professors Delia Popescu, Ph.D., of the Department of Political Science, and Ed Judge, Department of History,) will open the discussion. Campus Conversations are open discussions of current events introduced, briefly, by faculty with expertise in related issues. Free pizza will be provided.