Dawes will draw upon his experiences interviewing war criminals to talk about the nature of evil.
This week’s notes feature faculty and staff Lisa Montpetit Brabbit, Bernard Brady, Massimo Faggioli, Tanya Gladney, Marites Guino-o, J. Thomas Ippoliti, William Kinney, Mike Klein, Anne Klejment, John Martens, Terence Nichols, William Ojala, Lisa Prevette, James Rogers, Gerald Schlabach, Mark Stansbury-O’Donnell, Lisa Waldner and Robert Werner; alumna Jynette Larshus; and students from the Chemistry Department.
Thavis has covered the Vatican for three decades and his 2013 The Vatican Diaries immediately became a New York Times best-seller.
Seniors Samali Mutazindwa and Netsanet Negussie, and Mathew Vicknair ’13 are working to bring their program, Maysha, which means “life” in Swahili, to underserved communities in East Africa. The program will focus on health care literacy and malaria intervention.
Fifteen students from Justice and Peace Studies Professor Dr. Mike Klein’s “Conflict Transformation” class contributed teaching guides for the ebook “Teaching the Compassionate Rebel Revolution: Ordinary People Changing the World.”
The program was recorded at St. Thomas last week.
The film’s director and producer, Kimberly Bautista, will join in a discussion following the film.
The lecture is sponsored by the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning; all are welcome.
Over the summer, Fekadu conducted a research project that studied the painting of street murals over gang-tagged Minneapolis businesses with artist Jimmy Longoria, the only Chicano/Latino/Hispanic to be awarded a Bush Foundation Artist Fellowship.
Find out where burritos and taco shells really came from in this talk by Dr. Jeffrey Pilcher. The event is co-sponsored by seven UST departments.
The free event includes the lecture, a buffet lunch, and time for discussion afterward.
The Justice and Peace Studies program at St. Thomas is now a full-fledged department and offers three concentrations: conflict transformation, public policy analysis and advocacy, and leadership for social justice.
The program is co-sponsored by the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning, the Justice and Peace Studies Program and the St. Paul Interfaith Network.
Speakers include Susan Callaway, English; Debra Peterson and Tim Scully, Communication and Journalism; Mike Klein, Justice and Peace Studies; Ernest Owens, Management; and Kimberly Vrudny, Theology.