past events : Globalization for the Common Good: The Challenge to America
“All things were made through him, and without him was not anything made that was made. In him was life, and the life was the light of all.” ~John 1: 3-4
Thursday, June 4, 2009
Rev. Dr. Clare Butterfield is speaking on a panel at this major international conference, hosted by Loyola University at the Lake Shore Campus on May 31-June 4, 2009.
This is the eighth in a series of annual international conferences sponsored by the Globalization for the Common Good organization. Their first conference was at Oxford University and it has since gone to St. Petersburg, Dubai, Istanbul and a number of other cities around the world. See conference web sites for sessions and speakers: http://www.gcgchicago2009.org.
Over 80 speakers from the United States and many other countries are confirmed. A number of Loyola faculty will be presenting on the plenary sessions and in the break out sessions. Among our guests to Loyola we have some fine scholars and leaders. Among them are: Michael Klare, Five College Professor of Peace and World Security (Amherst et al.); Rosemary Radford Ruether, feminist theologian and peace activist; Sallie King, James Madison University; John Pawlikowski, Catholic Theological Union; Kamran Mofid, United Kingdom; and Eboo Patel, Interfaith Youth Corps. Francis Cardinal George and Father Michael Garanzini, Loyola University's President, will be speaking at the opening evening session so consider joining us for the opening dinner and session on Sunday May 31. Senator Richard Durbin is going to try to join the conference on Monday morning June 1st.
On our Ecological Sustainability Roundtable we will have Rev. Clare Butterfield, Faith in Place; Dr. Nancy Tuchman, Loyola's director of the Center for Urban Environmental Research and Policy, and Dr. Greorge Rabb, internationally respected conservationist and former President of Brookfield Zoo.
For more information, contact Jim Kenney email@example.com or 847-867-2746, or William French at firstname.lastname@example.org or 773-508-2356.