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The Inauguration of Nathan O. Hatch

Academic Symposia

Academic Symposia

Wednesday, October 19

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
"Why the Liberal Arts?
Exploring the Aims of a University Education"

Brendle Recital Hall, Scales Fine Arts Center


Stanley N. Katz
Professor at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University


Andrew Delbanco
Julian Clarence Levi Professor in the Humanities
Columbia University


Ken Miller
Professor of Biology, Brown University


Harry Stout
Jonathan Edwards Professor of American Christianity
Yale University


Jean Elshtain
Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Social and Political Ethics, University of Chicago

12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Symposia Luncheon
Scales Fine Arts Breezeway

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
"The Moral Challenges of Professional Life"
Brendle Recital Hall


E.J. Dionne, Jr.
Syndicated Columnist, the Washington Post
Senior Fellow, the Brookings Institution


Miroslav Volf
Henry B. Wright Professor of Systematic Theology
Yale Divinity School


The Honorable Ann C. Williams
United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit


James A. Autry
Author and Consultant


Charles K. Francis, M.D., FACP, FACC
Director of the Center on Health Disparities
Rudin Scholar in Urban Health, New York Academy of Medicine

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