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Jan. 10, 2024

Winter 2024 Classics and Religion Talks

All talks are held in Social Sciences 541 unless otherwise noted.

The Department of Classics and Religion presents public lectures – September through April annually – by visiting speakers and faculty on a wide variety of topics. The line up of talks for Winter 2024 is sure to have something of interest for everyone.

JANUARY 19, 2023, 11:00AM
Thomas Throckmorton, MARCHIVUM
Interconfessionality in Early Modern Europe – the Berlin court of prince-elector Frederick William (1620-1688)

FEBRUARY 2, 2024, 7:00PM
Calgary Public Library
Sarah Arthurs, Calgary Interfaith Council
Howard Lawrence, Neighbourhood Service, Edmonton 
From Strangers to Neighbours: (The Chair of Christian Thought Lebel Lecture
in Christian Ethics)

FEBRUARY 16, 2024, 3:00PM
Katharine Huemoeller
University of British Columbia
The Cost of Freedom: Reproductive Coercion and Manumission in the 1st Century CE Mediterranean

MARCH 21, 2024, 3:00PM
Dr. Peter Herschock, University of Hawaii
Machine Consciousness: An Evolutionary Frontier
(The Numata Seminar)

MARCH 22, 2024, 700PM
Gallery Hall, University of Calgary
Dr. Peter Herschock, University of Hawaii
Consciousness, Matter, and What Matters: Where Science and Ethics Converge
(The Leslie S. Kawamura Memorial Lecture)

APRIL 12, 2024, 1:00PM
Calgary Public Library
Dr. Tina Beattie, Professor Emerita
University of Roehampton
Creation and Creativity: Art, Theology, and Ecology. 
An Evening with Dr. Tina Beattie, Professor Emerita, University of Roehampton
(The Chair of Christian Thought Swanson Lecture
on Christian Spirituality)