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Killeen Chair Lecture Series announced by St. Norbert College

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From St. Norbert College, July 24, 2012
by Mike Counter,, (920) 403-3089

The Killeen Chair of Theology and Philosophy Lecture Series at St. Norbert College has released its line-up for 2012-13. The theme will be "The Common Good." Killeen Chair events are held in Bemis International Center's Ft. Howard Theater and at Old St. Joseph Church. They are free and open to the public.

Cathleen Kaveny
Kaveny is professor of law and professor of theology at Notre Dame Law School. She is also a columnist for Commonweal. Kaveny will lecture on "Prophecy, Civility and the Common Good," on Thursday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. in the Ft. Howard Theater, Bemis International Center. This event is sponsored by Commonweal and the Killeen Chair.

The St. Norbert College Music Department
The music department will perform "Anam Cara: A Celebration of Celtic Sacred Music" on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 7:00 p.m. in Old St. Joseph Church. The event is co-sponsored by the Killeen Chair, Center for Norbertine Studies and Office of Mission and Student Affairs.

Eleonore Stump
Stump is professor of philosophy at St. Louis University. She will lecture on "Human Flourishing and the Common Good: Aquinas on Justice," Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. in the Ft. Howard Theater, Bemis International Center.

Michael J. Naughton
Naughton is professor of Catholic social thought at the University of St. Thomas. He will lecture on "Working for the Common Good: Do I Have to Leave My Job to Do It?," Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. in the Ft. Howard Theater, Bemis International Center.

The Killeen Chair of Theology and Philosophy was established in 1984 to bring figures in the fields of theology and philosophy to the St. Norbert College campus. The Killeen Chair draws attention to the importance of theology and philosophy in a Catholic liberal arts education and highlights the commitment of St. Norbert College to provide an education that is personally, intellectually and spiritually challenging. The Killeen Chair is named after the late Sylvester Killeen, O. Praem., the second abbot of St. Norbert Abbey and chancellor of the college; it is an appropriate way of honoring Abbot Killeen's many contributions to St. Norbert College, the Norbertine Order, and the wider community.

For more information call the Killeen Chair at 920- 403-3932 or visit their website at

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