2018 Creativity and Imagination
Creativity and Imagination


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, the D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership, the Viterbo Student Nursing Association, and the Viterbo Fine Arts Center.

Theme: Creativity and Imagination
Date: Thursday, Feb. 15

9:45 a.m. Welcome – Fine Arts Center Main Theatre
Susan Cosby Ronnenberg, assistant dean, Viterbo University College of Arts and Letters
9:45–10:40 a.m. Keynote Address – Fine Arts Center Main Theatre
Courtney Goto, Ph.D., associate professor of religious education, Boston University School of Theology and a co-director, Center for Practical Theology
10:40–10:55 a.m. Thinking Outside the Box – Fine Arts Center Lobby
Crowd-generated activity creation
11–11:45 a.m. Playing in the Professions – Location TBD
11:50 a.m.–12:20 p.m. Exercising Imagination – Fine Arts Center Lobby
Faculty application of crowd-generated activity
12:30-1:55 p.m. Lunch on your own
1:30–1:55 p.m. Game Displays – Fine Arts Center Lobby
2–2:45 p.m. The Role of Play in Our Lives – Fine Arts Center Lobby
Student-faculty panel
2:45–3 p.m. Cosplay Procession – Fine Arts Center Lobby
3:10–3:30 p.m. Team-designed Game Displays – Fine Arts Center Lobby
3:35–4 p.m. Closing Ceremony – Fine Arts Center Lobby