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St. John’s Dean Opens Friday Night Lecture Series

St. Johns COllegePamela Kraus, dean of the Annapolis campus of St. John’s College, will deliver the opening lecture for the academic year. Her lecture, “Robert Frost’s ‘To Earthward,’” is free and open to the public and will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, August 23 at 8 p.m.

For more information: www.stjohnscollege.edu

Upcoming Friday Night Lectures:

  • August 30 “Grey Parrott Number Acquisitions:  Parallels with and Differences from Young Children,” by Irene Pepperberg, professor, Department of Psychology, Harvard University
  • September 6 “Artistic Expression in Animals,” by Linda Wiener, St. John’s College tutor
  • September 13 “The Declaration of Independence: Is That Philosophy, or Did You Make It Up Yourself?” by David Townsend, St. John’s College tutor
  • September 20 “Is Obscenity Obsolete?” by William Braithwaite, St. John’s College tutor
  • September 27 “Knowing and Ground: A Reading of Hegel’s ‘Phenomenology of Spirit,’” by Matthew Linck, St. John’s College tutor
  • October 11 “Can Taxes Be Fair?  Should They Be?” by William Peirce, professor, Department of Economics, Case Western University
  • October 18 “In the Wilderness: Moses as Founder and Lawgiver,” by Ronna Burger, professor, Department of Philosophy, Tulane University
  • October 25 “Aristotle on Friendship and Teaching Philosophy,” by Daniel P. Maher, professor, Department of Philosophy, Assumption College
  • November 15 “Emancipation Proclamation,” by George Russell, St. John’s College tutor
  • November 22 “Augustine,” by Michael Brogan, St. John’s College tutor
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