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8/13/13: Dean’s Lecture at St. John’s College

Posted by St. John's College on August 13, 2013

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Dean’s Lecture at St. John’s College Opens Academic Year

FOR RELEASE: August 13, 2013
CONTACT: Gregory Shook, 410-626-2539 

Pamela Kraus, dean of the Annapolis campus of St. John’s College, will deliver the opening lecture for the academic year. Her lecture, “Robert Frost’s ‘To Earthward,’” is free and open to the public and will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, August 23 at 8 p.m.

Upcoming Friday Night Lectures:

August 30
 “Grey Parrott Number Acquisitions:  Parallels with and Differences from Young Children,” by Irene Pepperberg, professor, Department of Psychology, Harvard University

September 6 “Artistic Expression in Animals,” by Linda Wiener, St. John’s College tutor

September 13 “The Declaration of Independence: Is That Philosophy, or Did You Make It Up Yourself?” by David Townsend, St. John’s College tutor

September 20 “Is Obscenity Obsolete?” by William Braithwaite, St. John’s College tutor

September 27 “Knowing and Ground: A Reading of Hegel’s ‘Phenomenology of Spirit,’” by Matthew Linck, St. John’s College tutor

October 11 “Can Taxes Be Fair?  Should They Be?” by William Peirce, professor, Department of Economics, Case Western University

October 18 “In the Wilderness: Moses as Founder and Lawgiver,” by Ronna Burger, professor, Department of Philosophy, Tulane University

October 25 “Aristotle on Friendship and Teaching Philosophy,” by Daniel P. Maher, professor, Department of Philosophy, Assumption College

November 15 “Emancipation Proclamation,” by George Russell, St. John’s College tutor

November 22 “Augustine,” by Michael Brogan, St. John’s College tutor

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