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Humanities Symposium

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The Viterbo University School of Letters and Sciences presents

Money, Wealth, and the Common Good

February 7–9, 2011

Monday, February 7
7 p.m. The Damage of Debt: Consequences of Financial Distress
Katherine Porter, Harvard Law School, Boston
Fine Arts Center Main Theatre
Tuesday, February 8
9:30 a.m. Franciscan Economics: From Poverty to Smart-use
Laura Nettles, FSPA, Assistant Professor, Religious Studies and Philosophy, Viterbo University
Fine Arts Center Main Theatre
10:30 a.m. Ethics in the Marketplace: Daniel Defoe, Adam Smith, and the Depleting Moral Legacy
Andrew Hamilton, Assistant Professor, History, Viterbo University
Fine Arts Center Main Theatre
11:30 a.m. There is Nothing Common about "Common Good"—The Ethic of the Common Good in Local Communities
Grace Jones, Executive Director, Couleecap, Westby
Fine Arts Center Main Theatre
12:30 p.m. Free Soup Luncheon
Sponsored by Religious Studies and Philosophy Department faculty
Reinhart Center Board Room
6 p.m. Capitalism: A Love Story by Michael Moore
Video discussion facilitated by the Honors Program students and faculty
Reinhart Center Room 127
Wednesday, February 9
9 a.m. Making a Life and Not Just a Living
Connie Kilmark, Financial Consultant, Kilmark and Associates, Madison
Fine Arts Center Main Theatre
10 a.m. Return on People Pays
Todd Ondell, Assistant Professor, Business, Viterbo University
Fine Arts Center Main Theatre
11 a.m. Sustainable Economic Growth and the Necessity of Equitable Wealth Distribution
Keith Knutson, Associate Professor, History, Viterbo University
Fine Arts Center Main Theatre


All events are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. If you have questions, contact Robyn Gaier at 608-796-3710 or email rrgaier@viterbo.edu.

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