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D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership

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SERVICE: Annual Ethics Across the Disciplines Conference

D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership
Viterbo University
La Crosse, Wisconsin

April 10–12, 2003

Being With/Doing For

April 10

7:30–9 p.m. – Keynote Lecture, Fine Arts Center

Rev. Michael Baxter, CSC, University of Notre Dame – Present Your Bodies as a Living Sacrifice: A Theology for Those Doing More than ‘A Year of Service

9–10 p.m. – Reception

April 11

8 a.m. – Registration/Continental Breakfast, Franciscan Spirituality Center

8:15 a.m. – Welcome

8:30–9:40 a.m. – Session IIa

  • Homelessness: A Report from the Streets – Tom Thibodeau, Viterbo University
  • Friends? Social Workers? Or Both? A Case Study Ten Years and Counting – Catherine “Missy” Gugerty, Loyola College and Patricia McLaughlin, Caroline Center

9:50–11 a.m. – Session IIa

  • Catholic Social Thought as an Integrating Body of Knowledge – Michael J. Naughton, St. Thomas University, and Deborah Wallace Ruddy, St. Thomas University
  • Service and Social Change: Catholic Worker Perspectives on Bridging the Gap – Dan McKanan, Saint John’s University (Minn.)

Session IIb

  • Research as Service – Richard Morehouse, Viterbo University and Pamela Maykut, Viterbo University
  • Librarians and a 21st Century Service Ethic – Galadriel Chilton, Viterbo University

11:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m. – Session IIIa

  • Service Learning as Conscientization: Entering into Solidarity with the Poor – Kaija DeWitt, St. Peter’s Preparatory School (N.J.), and Dominic Scibilia, St. Peter’s Preparatory School (N.J.)
  • Diakonia Does Not Mean ‘Service’ – Jamie Gates, Center of Justice and Reconciliation, and John W. Wright, Point Loma Nazarene University

Session IIIb

  • Critical Assessment of Service – Edward C. Lorenz, Alma College
  • Proactive Versus Consumer Service Learning – Tammy McKanan, Saint Joseph, Minn.

12:30–1:45 p.m. – Lunch

1:45–3 p.m. – Session IVa

  • Stories of Sustaining Action – Peter Elwell, Hamline University, and Earl Schwartz, Hamline University
  • Philosophy in Service: A Philosophy for Children Workshop – Jennifer Hockenbery, Mount Mary College

Session IVb

  • John Baptist De La Salle and Virtues in the Service of Teaching – Peter Gathje, Christian Brothers University
  • Teaching through Charity: The Role of Confession in Augustine and Langland –Randy Hude, University of Tennessee

3:15–4 p.m. – Session V

  • Art and Service – Larry Hostetter, Brescia University, and David Stratton, Brescia University

7:30–9:30 p.m. Fine Arts Center LaCriox Black Box Theatre

Bertolt Brecht's The Good Person of Setzuan

April 12

8 a.m. – Continental Breakfast, Franciscan Spirituality Center

8:15–9:30 a.m. – Session VIa

  • Building Cathedrals, One Student at a Time – Janet S. McCord, Christian Brothers University
  • To Serve or Not to Serve: Community Service in a Freshman Experience Course – Susan Loughran, St. Edward’s University

Session VIb

  • Physician Assisted Suicide – George Ion Mavrodes, University of Michigan
  • Debating a Genetics Utopia: Can Therapeutic Cloning Serve the Good of Health? – Mark Repenshek, Columbia St. Mary’s Health System

9:45–11 a.m. – Session VIIa

  • Empathy, Psychotherapy, and Service – Robert Schreur, Johns Hopkins University
  • Burnout—The Pain of Compassion – Deb Daehn Zellmer, Viterbo University

Session VIIb

  • Freedom, the Fall, and the Failure of Systems: A Philosophical Reflection on the Importance of Faith in Serving a Suffering World – Eric Manchester, Viterbo University
  • Freedom From/Freedom For: The Relationship Between Rights and Responsibilities in Catholic Personalism – Richard H. Bulzacchelli, St. Francis University

11:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m. – Session VIII

  • The Foot Washing Scene of John 13: Hospitality, Community, and Service – Aurelie A. Hagstrom, University of St. Francis
  • Service or Subjugation: The Power of Being With in Contrast to Doing For – Earl Joseph Madary, Viterbo University

12:30–1:45 p.m. – Lunch

1:45–3 p.m. – Session IX

  • Panel Discussion: Bertolt Brecht’s The Good Person of Setzuan
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