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2018 Summer Lecture Series, Santa Fe

The Summer Afternoon Lecture Series, hosted by the Graduate Institute at St. John’s College in Santa Fe, is a less-formal version of the college’s formal Dean’s Lecture and Concert Series. The summer lectures are an opportunity for tutors and special guests of the college to offer fresh perspectives and questions to an attentive and inquisitive audience.

The lectures are held on Wednesday afternoons (unless stated otherwise) in the Junior Common Room, with a question period following. All lectures are free and open to the public.

Afternoon Summer Lecture Schedule
Date Title Speaker
Friday, June 22
3:15 p.m.
All College Seminar TBA
Wednesday, June 27
3:15 p.m.
Logic, Nothingness, and the University: On the Different Versions of Heidegger’s ‘What is Metaphysics?’ Ian Alexander Moore
Tutor, St. John’s College, Santa Fe
Wednesday, July 4
4:30 p.m.
Does the Declaration of Independence Speak to Us Today? Elizabeth Eastman Ph.D.
Wednesday, July 11
4:30 p.m.
The Nicomachean Ethics in Medieval Jewish and Islamic Thought Ilona Gerbakher
St. John’s College Alum, PhD Student in Islamic Studies, Columbia University NYC
Wednesday, July 18
4:30 p.m.
Discernment of the Good: On Michelangelo and Kierkegaard Anthony Eagan
St. John’s College Alum
Wednesday, July 25
3:15 p.m.
Karma and Clinical Indications: Grappling with Lifespan in the Early Medical Traditions of South Asia Kathleen Longwaters
Tutor, St. John’s College, Santa Fe
Wednesday, August 1
3:15 p.m.
Aristotle, Thinking with Images Ed Sarkis