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Across the Curriculum Conference: Papers and Schedule

Across the Curriculum Conference: Papers and Schedule

Conference Schedule and Papers Presented

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Thursday, October 23

2:00 p.m. Registration (O’Shaughnessy Education Center [OEC])
4:30 p.m. Mass (Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas); Celebrant: Father William Lies, CSC
5:15 p.m. Reception (Fireside Room)
6:00 p.m. Dinner (Rogge-Leyden Room in Murray Herrick Center)
7:30 p.m. Keynote: Professor David Solomon (OEC)
9:00 p.m. Reception (Center for Catholic Studies [Sitzmann Hall])
 

Friday, October 24

8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast (OEC)
8:45 a.m. Plenary Session: The Integrating Character of Catholic Social Thought; Introductions by Michael Naughton and Deborah Ruddy
9:30 a.m. Concurrent Session I (OEC rooms)

CST and the University Context, OEC 311
-Barbara Wall: CST in the University Curriculum: A Villanova University Model
-Stephen Miles/Deborah Ruddy: CST and Faculty Formation
Chair: Eugene Finnegan, Calumet College of St. Joseph
Respondent: Peter H. Beisheim, Stonehill College, Religious Studies

CST and the Liberal Arts, OEC 313
-Paul Contino: Family as Domestic Church in Larry Woiwode’s, Beyond the Bedroom Wall
-Brennan O’Donnell: CST and Catholic Imagination/Literature
Chair: Maya Hamilton, Logos, Managing Editor
Respondent: David Deavel, UST Theology

CST and the Social Sciences, OEC 306

-Arthur Spring: Geography, Jean Vanier’s L’Arche, the Catholic Tradition, and the Mystery of Place
-Barry Myers: Episcopal Social Teachings and the Challenge of (Socio-Economic) Development Studies World-wide
Chair: Margaret Pfeil, University of Notre Dame, Theology
Respondent: Patrick Hayes, Quincy University, Theology

CST and the Professions Section I, OEC 212-213
-Amelia Uelmen: CST and the Law School Ethics and Torts Curriculum
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Mark Sargent: Some Thoughts on Integrating Catholic Social Thought into the Law School Curriculum
Chair: Robert Kennedy, UST Catholic Studies/Economics
Respondent: Jerry Organ, UST Law


CST and the Professions Section II, OEC 310-311
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Tom Bausch and Jim Spillane, S.J.: Enriching Management Education Using Tools from Ignatian Spirituality
-Chris Cocozza: CST and Federal Income Tax and Federal Tax Planning
Chair: Dan Fairchild, UST Economics
Respondent: George Schultze, SJ, University of San Francisco, College of Professional Studies

10:45 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. Concurrent Session II (OEC rooms)

CST and the University Context,  OEC 306
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Richard Ferguson and Bro. Raymond Fitz: Advancing Justice in the City through Community Building: Themes and Practice Theories Emerging from the Center for Leadership in Community [accompanying slideshow]
-Donald Stump: The Micah House “Virtual Book” Project: Student Research on Urban Poverty
Chair: Sharon Howell, UST Student Affairs
Respondent: Mike Klein, UST Justice and Peace


CST and the Liberal Arts, OEC 311
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Catherine Jack Deavel: What is Catholic about CST? Human Dignity and Catholic Anthropology
-Rev. Richard Liddy: Method in Catholic Studies
Chair: Stephen Miles, Loyola University, Baltimore, Theology
Respondent: Deborah Savage, UST Catholic Studies

CST and the Social Sciences Section I, OEC 310
-David Smith and Chris Toffolo: CST, Just War Theory, and International Relations
-John Langan, S.J.: CST and the U.S. Search for Security
Chair: Mark Potter, Loyola Marymount University, Theology
Respondent: Gerald Schlabach, UST Theology

CST and the Social Sciences Section II, OEC 212-213
-Joseph Angilella, S.J.: Poverty and Catholic Principles in Economic Life (Sociology)
-Daniel Finn: CST, Economics and the Meaning of Material Things
Chair: David Cloutier, University of St. John’s, Theology
Respondent: Dan Fairchild, UST Economics

CST and the Professions Section I, OEC 210-211
-Joan Van Hise: CST and Introductory Managerial Accounting
-William Toth: A Catholic Perspective on Business, Psychological Literature, and CST
Chair: Jean Hartman, UST Accounting
Respondent: Maura Skill, University of Dayton

CST and the Professions Section II, OEC 307
-John Cassidy: CST and Business Ethics
-Douglas Lamont: Businness Ethics: A Religious Perspective
Chair: Monty Lynn, Abilene Christian University
Respondent: Catharyn Baird, Regis University, Business

12:30 p.m. Lunch (Center for Catholic Studies [Sitzmann Hall])
1:30 p.m. Concurrent Session III (OEC rooms)

CST and the University Context Section I, OEC 305
-Mark Potter: Community-Based Learning and the Challenge of Solidarity
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Kurt Denk, S.J., and Timothy Brown, S.J.; Incarnating Solidarity and Justice: Perspectives from Service-Learning in Philosophy and Ignatian Spirituality
Chair: Michael Klein, UST Justice and Peace
Respondent: Don Stump, St. Louis University, English

CST and the University Context Section II, OEC 310
-Margaret Pfeil: Formation of Undergraduate Consciences
-Steve Miles: Developing Citizens of a Civilization of Love
Chair: Ron Pagnucco, St. John’s University, Justice and Peace Studies
Respondent: David Cloutier, St. John’s University, Theology


CST and the Liberal Arts, OEC 313
-John Doody and William Werpehowski: Core Humanities Seminar and Teaching CST
-Carla Ingrando: Imagination and Vocation
Chair: Bill Lies, CSC, University of Notre Dame, Center for Social Concerns
Respondent: Judith A. Merkle, SNDdeN, Niagara University

CST and the Social Sciences, OEC 306
-Charles Clark: CST and Intro to Economics Courses
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Albino Barrera, OP: CST in an Economics Curriculum
Chair: Mike Naughton, UST/Catholic Studies
Respondent: Terry Langan, UST Economics

CST and the Professions, OEC 307
-Catharyn Baird: CST, Lonergan, and Intra-Firm Business Ethics
-Dean Peterson, John Bean, and David Carrithers: Economic Theory and Justice
Chair: Monty Lynn, Abilene Christian University
Respondent: Todd Starr Palmer, St. Bonaventure University

2:45 p.m. Break

3:00 p.m. Concurrent Session IV (OEC rooms)

CST and the University Context, OEC 306
-Mark Falbo and Nicholas Santilli: Pedagogical Strategies for Service Learning
-Patrick Hayes: CST and the Case Study Method
Chair: Jim Lies, UST Psychology
Respondent: Kathleen Maas Weigert, Georgetown University


CST and the Liberal Arts Section I, OEC 212-213
-Matt Baasten and Robert Duff: Sociological and Theological Approaches to Marriage and Sexuality
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Thomas Kelly: Sacramentality and Social Mission: A New Way to Imagine Marriage
Chair: Mary Margaret Hoden, UST Theology
Respondent: Kathy Heskin, Dominican University, Theology

CST and the Liberal Arts Section II, OEC 310
-Russell Butkus and Steven Kolmes: CST and the Environmental Crisis
-J. Scott Johnson: The Centrality of the Rule of Saint Benedict in an Introduction to Political Theory
Chair: Michael Degnan, UST Philosophy
Respondent: Steven Hoffman, UST Polical Science


CST and the Professions Section I, OEC 313
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Alison Sulentic, Sr. Melanie DiPietro, and Sr. Linda Yankoski: Executive Compensation in Catholic Social Service Agencies
-David Zalewski: CST, Financial Market Efficiency
Chair: Elizabeth Brown, UST Law
Respondent: George Garvey, Catholic University of America, Law


CST and the Professions Section II, OEC 210-211
-David Herrera: CST, Mondragón Corporación Cooperativa, and Management Courses
-George Schultze, S.J.: CST and Best Organizational Practices for Professional Study
Chair: Terry Langan, UST Economics
Respondent: Jeanne Buckeye, University of St. Thomas, Associate Professor of Management

4:15 p.m. Break
4:30 p.m. Roundtable Discussions (OEC rooms)


Discussion Topics:
-Kathleen Maas Weigert: Strategies for CST and the University Culture, OEC 210-211
-Ron Pagnucco: Talking with Non-religious or Anti-religious Students who Object to CST Concepts and Language, OEC 212-213


5:30 p.m. Reception (Fireside)
6:00 p.m. Dinner (Rogge-Leyden)
7:30 p.m. Keynote: Professor Johan Verstraeten (OEC)
 

Saturday, October 25

8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast (OEC)
9:00 a.m. Concurrent Session V

CST and the University Context, OEC 311
-Ismael Muvingi and Suzanne Toton: Catholic Relief Services, University Partnerships and Global Poverty
-Michael Schuck and Denise Starkey: Faith Development in Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice Internships
Chair: Rev. Hugo Montero, UST
Respondent: John Donaghy, Director of Campus Ministry, St. Thomas Aquinas Church

CST and the Liberal Arts, OEC 210-211
-Peter Gathje: Catholic Social Thought in Literature
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Fr. Mike Callaghan: Introduction to Literature, Introduction to Justice
Chair: Paul Cortino, Pepperdine University
Respondent: Brennan O’Donnell, Loyola College, Baltimore

CST and the Social Sciences, OEC 306
-Anthony Haynor: Reclaiming Essentialism in the Human Sciences: The Role of CST
-Stephen Martin: Healing and Creating in CST: The Contribution of Lonergan’s Economic Thought
Chair: Deborah Savage, UST Catholic Studies
Respondent: William Werpehowski, Villanova University, Justice and Peace Studies

CST and the Professions Section I, OEC 310
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Robert Barger: CST and Computer Ethics
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Dan Lynch: CST and Engineering Education
Chair: Barbara Sain, UST Theology
Respondent: Ron Bennett, Dept. Chair of Engineering, UST

CST and the Professions Section II, OEC 212-213
-Jerry Organ – law: CST, Vocation, and the Culture of Law School
-Jeanne Heffernan: The Complementarity of Law and Freedom in Political Philosophy
Chair: Amy Uelman, Fordham University, Law
Respondent: Mark Sargent, Villanova University, Law


10:15 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. “Best Practices” and Next Steps Panel
Panelists: William Werpehowski, Margaret Pfeil, Amy Uelman, Byron Plumley, David Solomon, Johan Verstraeten
12:00 p.m. Lunch (Rogge-Leyden)
1:00-5:30 p.m. Trip to Loome Theological Booksellers in Stillwater, MN (bus leaves at 1:00 p.m. from St. Thomas, leaves Stillwater at 5:00 p.m.)
6:00 p.m. Concluding Mass, Rev. Albino Barrera, Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas (main campus)
7:00 p.m. Dinner (Rogge-Leyden)