Ethics in Leadership

Annual Ethics Across the Disciplines Conference
Viterbo University
La Crosse, Wisconsin


Being With/Doing For
APRIL 10-12, 2003

Thursday, April 10 -- Fine Arts Center

7:30--9:00 p.m. Keynote Lecture  --  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’"
9:00--10:00 p.m. Reception

Friday, April 11 -- Franciscan Spirituality Center

8:00 a.m. Registration/Continental Breakfast
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
* Patricia McLaughlin, Caroline Center

9:50--11:00 p.m. Session IIa
“Catholic Social Thought as an Integrating Body of Knowledge”
* Michael J. Naughton, St. Thomas University
* Deborah Wallace Ruddy, St. Thomas University

“Service and Social Change: Catholic Worker Perspectives on Bridging the Gap”
* Dan McKanan, Saint John’s University (MN)

Session IIb
“Research as Service”
* Richard Morehouse, Viterbo University
* 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 (NJ)
* Dominic Scibilia, St. Peter’s Preparatory School (NJ)

Diakonia Does Not Mean ‘Service’”
* Jamie Gates, Center of Justice and Reconciliation
* 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, MN

12:30--1:45 p.m. Lunch
1:45--3:00 p.m. Session IVa
  “Stories of Sustaining Action”
* Peter Elwell, Hamline University
* 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 Charite: The Role of Confession in Augustine and Langland”
* Randy Hude, University of Tennessee

3:15--4:00 p.m. Session V
“Art and Service”
* Larry Hostetter, Brescia University
* David Stratton, Brescia University
7:30--9:30 p.m. Fine Arts Center Black Box Theatre 
Bertolt Brecht's The Good Person of Setzuan
(Tickets required.  Purchase along with conference registration or at Viterbo University Box Office.)

Saturday, April 12 -- Franciscan Spirituality Center

8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
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--11:00 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--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--3:00 p.m. Session IX
Panel Discussion: Bertolt Brecht’s The Good Person of Setzuan