Symposium on Love: Feb 14th

In his remarks in Tucson after the terrible tragedy there, President Obama said, “In the fleeting time we have on this earth, what matters is not wealth, or status, or power, or fame – but rather, how well we have loved.”

Please join us on Valentine’s Day for an interdisciplinary symposium on love presented by seven distinguished St. John’s College scholars.

Symposium Participants:

Dr. Raymond DiGiuseppe, Psychology, “The Evolution of Love”
Rev. Robert Lauder, Philosophy, “Love: The Godly in Existence”
Dr. Kathleen Lubey, English, “Bad Romance: Love, Sex, and Marriage in Eighteenth-Century Britain”
Dr. Sharon Marshall, Institute for Core Studies/English Composition, “Don’t You Just Love It? Teaching and Learning as a Practice of Love”
Dr. Heidi Upton, Institute for Core Studies/Discover New York, “Love and the Musical Imagination: The Home Note”
Dr. Lara Vapnek, History, “Mother’s Love and Mother’s Care: Wet-Nurses and Their Infants”
Dr. Christopher Vogt, Theology and Religious Studies, “More than ‘Saying Yes to the Dress’: A Catholic Perspective on Married Love”

Monday, February 14, 2011
4:00-5:30 pm
D’Angelo Center 416 A&B
A reception will follow

About Steve Mentz 650 Articles
I teach Shakespeare and early modern literature at St. John's in New York City.

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