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Lecture on Self-Discovery to Kick Off the Killeen Chair Lecture Series at St. Norbert College

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From St. Norbert College, September 7, 2017
by Matthew Matuszak,, 920-403-3089

As part of the 2017-18 Killeen Chair of Theology and Philosophy lecture series, L. A. Paul will give speak on "Who Will I Become? Self-Discovery Through Transformation." The lecture will take place on Thursday, Sept. 21, at 7 p.m. in the Fort Howard Theater of the F. K. Bemis International Center at 299 Third St., De Pere. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Paul is the Eugene Falk Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as well as Professorial Fellow at St Andrews University in Scotland. She specializes in metaphysics, philosophy of mind and cognitive science focusing on transformative experience and decision theory. Paul earned her B.A. from Antioch College and both her M.A. and Ph.D. from Princeton University. She has published extensively, both her own works as well as contributions to other books and articles.

Further lectures in the series are as follows: Rev. Daniel Horan, assistant professor of systematic theology at Catholic Theological Union, on Thursday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m.; Bryan Doerries, co-founder and artistic director for Theater of War Productions, on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at 7 p.m.; and David Carr, professor of Old Testament at Union Theological Seminary, on Thursday, April 5, 2018, at 7 p.m. All lectures in the series will be held in the Fort Howard Theater of the F. K. Bemis International Center on the college campus. For more information, go to All Killeen Chair lectures are free and open to the public.

The Killeen Chair is named after the late Sylvester Killeen, O.Praem., the second abbot of St. Norbert Abbey and chancellor of the college. 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 programs sponsored by the Killen Chair, including the annual lecture series, are designed to keep the St. Norbert College community and northeast Wisconsin abreast of current scholarship on the theological and philosophical issues of the present era.

For more information, call the Killeen Chair of Theology and Philosophy coordinator, Luke Chevalier, at 920-403-3932.

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