Killeen Chair Lecture Series Announced by St. Norbert College

2014-15

From St. Norbert College, August 28, 2014
by Erich Wegenke, erich.wegenke@snc.edu, 920-403-3089

The Killeen Chair of Theology and Philosophy at St. Norbert College has released the lineup for its 2014-15 lecture series. The theme for this series will be "Science and Religion." Killeen Chair events will be held in F.K. Bemis International Center's Fort Howard Theater and Abbot Pennings Hall of Fine Arts' Walter Theatre on the college campus. They are free and open to the public.

The lecture schedule is as follows:

Philip Clayton
Clayton is Ingraham Professor at Claremont School of Theology. He will lecture on "Between Intelligent Design and New Atheism: Science and Religion at the Crossroads," on Thursday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m. in the Walter Theatre.

Kenneth Miller
Miller is professor of biology and Royce Family Professor for Teaching Excellence at Brown University. He will lecture on "Exploring Darwin's 'Tangled Bank' - Evolution, God and Science in America Today," on Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. in the Walter Theatre.

Mary Evelyn Tucker
Tucker is senior lecturer and senior research scholar in religion and ecology at Yale University. She will present a film, "Journey of the Universe," accompanied by discussion, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, in the Fort Howard Theater, and a lecture entitled "Living Within the Universe Story" at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 in the Fort Howard Theater.

Gary Gutting
Gutting holds the Notre Dame Endowed Chair in Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. He will lecture on "Religion in a World of Science," on Thursday, March 12, 2015, at 7 p.m. in the Fort Howard Theater.

Established in 1984, the Killeen Chair of Theology and Philosophy aims to bring well-known scholars of theology and philosophy, and their work, to the St. Norbert College campus. The program strives to emphasize the importance of theology and philosophy to a liberal arts education, to highlight St. Norbert College's commitment to personally, intellectually and spiritually challenging education, and to benefit the college, the Diocese of Green Bay and the broader community of Northeast Wisconsin.

The Killeen Chair is named after the late Sylvester Killeen, O.Praem., the second abbot of St. Norbert Abbey and chancellor of the college.

For more information, call the Killeen Chair at 920-403-3932 or visit their website at www.snc.edu/killeen.