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March 21, 2001

ETHICS SPEAKER, CONFERENCE FOCUS ON HOSPITALITY

LA CROSSE, Wis.- How can we be better neighbors to those who are dying and disabled? Can we find comfort and grace in the care of those who are disabled or terminally ill?

Join David Solomon on Friday, April 20 as he discusses "Hospitality to the Dying and Disabled" at 7:30 p.m. in the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Recital Hall.

Solomon, the keynote speaker for the D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership’s Ethics Across the Disciplines Conference on hospitality, has been director for the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture since 1997, and associate professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame since 1977. Solomon’s lecture is free and open to the public. One does not have to be registered for the conference to attend.

The conference, held Friday, April 20, through Saturday, April 21, focuses on "Hospitality: Serving Strangers in our Homes, Hospitals, Prisons, Schools, and Churches." It features sessions presented by higher education instructors from throughout the country. Viterbo speakers include: Earl Madary, Tom Thibodeau, William Reese, Eric Manchester, Richard Kyte, and Larry Harwood, each from the philosophy and religious studies department.

For more information, or to register for this free conference, contact Richard Kyte, director, D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership, at 8796-3704 or email rlkyte@viterbo.edu.

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