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The Art of the Beautiful Lecture Series: “Beauty and the Spiritual Senses”
March 5, 7:30 pm
Now in its third year, this lecture series is being held at the Catholic Center at New York University. Lectures will be followed by a reception and sung compline. This particular lecture will be given by Dr. Francesca Murphy.


Syracuse University Lectures: “Survival of the Kindest: Toward a Compassionate Society” (Syracuse, New York)
March 8, 7:30 pm
From examining how we negotiate moral concerns to exploring the determinants of power and status, Dacher Keltner looks at the social practices by which we navigate the world. Here he will detail the evolution and neurophysiology of compassion and kindness, and focus on the five practices that elevate compassion.

Templeton Colloquium at the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study: “Mind, Soul, World: Consciousness in Nature”
March 14-15

Led by David Bentley Hart, Templeton Fellow at the NDIAS, this colloquium will include talks by Michael Hanby, Cyril O'Regan, and Janet Soskice, among others. Read more here.

International Theological Institute: “And God Saw That It Was Very Good” (Schloss Trumau, Austria)
April 8-9
An international symposium on re-invigorating the sacrament of marriage and the Christian family in light of the 2014 and 2015 synods. Read more here.

Elm Institute Summer Seminars
During the summer the Elm Institute hosts a series of team-taught intensive one- and two-week seminars on topics related to our interests. The deadline to apply is March 15th. Read about each seminar here.

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