Humanities Symposium

2017 Talking about Death

The Humanities ­Symposium brings interdisciplinary perspective and debate to contemporary topics. It demonstrates ­Viterbo University’s conviction that the liberal arts ­develop wise and informed citizens.

The Humanities Symposium is presented by the Viterbo University College of Arts and Letters. The event is also supported by the Office of Communications and Marketing, the D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership, the Viterbo Student Nursing Association, and the Viterbo Fine Arts Center.

Theme: Talking about Death

Date: Wed. Feb. 15th

9:05am-10:00am  Community Resource Fair   FAC Lobby 
9:00am-6:00pm Memory Wall--VSNA organizing, anyone may contribute to it throughout the day   FAC Lobby 
10:10am-12:10pm 

1st Main Session: Conversations Around Dying and Loss FAC Main Theater [come & go as needed re: class times]

12:15-1:15     lunch on your own
1:25pm-2:30pm

2nd Main Session: Practical Matters [Medical Examiner, Social Worker, FAC Hospice/Palliative Care Worker, Funeral Director, Interpreter, and Advanced Directive Consultant]
FAC Main Theater

2:40pm-3:10pm  Breakout Discussion 1: Faculty-led discussion groups addressing death, dying, grief, and loss through cross-disciplinary lenses.  various locations
3:20-3:50pm

Breakout Discussion 2: Faculty-led discussion groups addressing death, dying, grief, and loss through cross-disciplinary lenses.  various locations

PDF iconBreakout Sessions Locations and Descriptions

                         

For more information, contact: humanitiessymposium@viterbo.edu