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Killeen Chair Lecture: "Justice and the Voices of Women: Steps Toward Reconciliation:

From St. Norbert College, February 28, 2007
by Meredith Meier,, (920) 403-3089

The St. Norbert College Killeen Chair presents Susan Ross and "Justice and the Voices of Women: Steps Toward Reconciliation" on Tuesday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fort Howard Theater, Bemis International Center. This event is free and open to the public.

Ross is a professor of Theology at Loyola University, Chicago, and is a highly regarded as an authority on Catholic feminist theology. She has made significant contributions to the consideration of social justice as a function of gender reconciliation. Her award-winning books, such as "Extravagant Affections: A Feminist Sacramental Theology" and "For the Beauty of the Earth: Women, Saramentality, and Justice," have focused on such topics as sexuality and embodiment, women and sacraments, and feminist ethics.

She has served on the boards of some of the most important organizations and journals in her field, including those of the Catholic Theological Society of America, the Society of Christian Ethics and Concilium, the international theological journal. Ross taught at St. Norbert College from 1980-1983.

The Killeen chair was established in 1984 in order to cultivate the college's and the public's awareness about current philosophical and theological issues. The organization prides itself on hosting internationally and nationally known philosophers who speak about relevant issues that impact society as a whole.

For more information, please contact Catherine Kasten at (920) 403-3919 or