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Christian Culture Lecture: Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith

September 5, 2018
Start Time: 
7:30 PM
End Time: 
9:00 PM
O'Laughlin Auditorium
Adults: 
$10

$10-general public

$10 HC/ND fac, staff, students

$7 SMC faculty, staff

This Christian Culture Lecture honors the late Francis A. McAnaney ND '29, Saint Mary's College Board of Lay Trustees 1963-1969, and is made possible by the generosity of Kathleen McAnaney Campbell ’65

McMahon Aquinas Lecture: Cardinal Peter Turkson

September 11, 2018
Start Time: 
7:00 PM
End Time: 
8:30 PM
O'Laughlin Auditorium
Free admission

Presented by the Edna and George McMahon Aquinas Chair in Philosophy

Saint Mary’s College is pleased to announce the 2018 McMahon Aquinas Lecture. Cardinal Peter Turkson, Prefect of the Vatican’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, will speak on “The Poor, the Vulnerable, and the Common Good.”

Francie Diep: Cyberbullying Lecture

September 13, 2018
Start Time: 
6:30 PM
End Time: 
8:00 PM
Vander Vennet Theatre
Free admission

A victim of bullying when she was a teenager, Francie Diep eventually confronted the individual who broke into her Yahoo account and left a string of hateful messages for three years. She will discuss the pain and the eventual outcome of her bullying experience. Francie Diep is a staff writer at Pacific Standard and a science journalist by training.

Theologies of Lived Faith: Endowed Lecture Series- Margaret Pfeil

October 2, 2018
Start Time: 
7:00 PM
End Time: 
8:30 PM
Free admission

Sponsored by the Center for Spirituality

Michelle Kuo

October 29, 2018
Start Time: 
7:00 PM
End Time: 
8:30 PM
Carroll Auditorium, Madeleva Hall
Free admission

Michelle Kuo is the author of the memoir READING WITH PATRICK, a story of race, inequality, and the transformative power of literature. She taught English at an alternative school in the rural town of Helena, Arkansas, located in the heart of the Mississippi Delta. After graduating from Harvard Law, she became an immigrants’ rights lawyer at Centro Legal de la Raza, a nonprofit in Oakland, California. She advocated for tenants facing evictions, workers stiffed out of their wages, and families facing deportation. Michelle has also clerked for the Honorable John T.

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