III European Liberal Arts and Core Texts Education Conference

Caring for Souls: Can Core Texts Educate Character?

Programme

III EUROPEAN LIBERAL ARTS AND CORE TEXTS EDUCATION CONFERENCE
"Caring for souls: Can core texts educate character?"

17-19 october 2019

University of Navarra. Pamplona, Spain
Aula Magna Central Building
 
  Thursday, 17 October
11.00 Registration (Central Building)
12.15 Oficial Welcome and Conference Opening

Maria Iraburu, Vicepresident, Universidad de Navarra
Joshua Parens, Interim President, ACTC
Kathleen Burk, Executive Director, ACTC
Rosario Athié, President Circulo Newman
José M. Torralba, Director Core Curriculum Institute

12.30 Opening Lecture
“Newman’s Vision of the Intellectual Virtues”
John F. Crosby (Franciscan University of Steubenville)
13.45 Lunch
15.30 Panel Sections
17.00 Break
17.15 Plenary Lecture

"Virtue, Vice, and Saintliness in The Brothers Karamazov"
Nancy Snow (University of Oklahoma)

18.30 End
  Friday, 18 October 
9.00 Plenary Lecture

“Reading for Pleasure: from Narrative Competence to Character Education"
Rosalía Baena (University of Navarra)

10.15 Coffee Break
10.30 Panel Sections
12.00 Break
12.15 Panel Sections
13.45 Lunch
15.30 Plenary Lecture
"The World’s Desperate Need for Small Heroes"
Alkeline van Lenning (Tilburg University)
16.45 End
19.00 Guided Visit to the University Museum (optional)
20.00 Gala Dinner (Museum Restaurant) (optional)
  Saturday 19 October
9.00 Plenary Lecture

“From Characterization to Parable and Allegory: Varieties of Moral Imagination in Fictional Literature”
David Carr (University of Edinburgh)

10.15 Coffee Break
10.30 Panel Sections
12.00 Break
12.15 Plenary Round Table:
“Character Projects: Learning from Practice and Research”

Concepción Naval (University of Navarra)
Edward Brooks (University of Oxford)
Karen E. Bohlin (Montrose LifeCompass Institute and Boston University)
Nancy Snow (University of Oklahoma)

13.45 Lunch
CONFERENCE BROCHURE. Plenary Lectures and Panel Sections

Contact

Contact:
Edificio Central, segunda planta
Campus Universitario s/n
31080 Pamplona
España

 
coreconference@unav.es