Author and theological scholar Dr. J. Kameron Carter will deliver the annual Rev. Donald J. Grimes, C.S.C., Divine Wisdom Lecture, titled, Post-racial Blues: Religion at the Crossroads of ‘Avatar’ and ‘District 9’,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.
Social ethics scholar Dr. Maureen O’Connell of LaSalle University will discuss theology’s role in social transformation during two free public lectures at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, at King’s College.
Seven King's College faculty members were recently granted tenure by the College’s Board of Directors.
Promoted to associate professor were Dr. Joan Blewitt, business and management; Dr. Todd Gutekunst, mathematics; Rev. Dan Issing, C.S.C., theology; Dr. Noreen O’ Connor, English; Dr. Ayesha Ray, political science; Dr. Isaac VonRue, chemistry; and Dr. Jill Yurko, education.
Author and “The Washington Post” political journalist Melinda Henneberger has been named the keynote speaker for the annual King’s-Wilkes Women’s and Gender Studies Conference. Henneberger will discuss sexual violence on college campuses during the free, public lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.
Dr. Bernard Prusak, associate professor of philosophy and director of the McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s College, has had his book titled “Parental Obligations and Bioethics: The Duties of a Creator,” published by Routledge Press.
Prusak also published two cover stories in “Commonweal.” The story “Just Warriors, Unjust Wars?” was published on Feb. 7, while “Seeing as God Sees: Terrence Malick’s ‘The Tree of Life’” was published on Jan. 10.