Monday, March 10, 2008

Shameless Self-Promotion

Some upcoming appearances. The concert tour T-shirt should be available at all these events:

1. I'll be participating in a panel discussion entitled “Human Dignity and Bioethics," recognizing the publication of Human Dignity and Bioethics by The President’s Council on Bioethics. This volume includes essays by Leon Kass, Daniel Dennett, Martha Nussbaum, Robert George, Patricia Churchland, Peter Lawler and many more, and is available on request from It's a terrific book - and free!

This event is being held at Georgetown on Tuesday, March 18 from 10:30 a.m. until noon in The Riggs Library, 3rd floor, the Healy Building, Georgetown University, 37th and O streets, NW. The discussion features Tom Beauchamp, Alisa Carse, and yours truly, all of Georgetown University.

2. I'll be speaking at Berry College in Rome, Georgia, home institution of the redoubtable Peter Lawler, on March 26. This is part of a two-day campus colloquium on the subject "The Politics of Science and the Science of Politics," the 11th Annual Conference on Politics, Religion, Culture, and Community, March 26-27, 2008. I'll be speaking at 6 p.m. on the 26th on the subject of "Virtue, Technology, and Wendell Berry" in the Science Auditorium; a loaded and estimable panel of commentators will include: Kevin Pybas, Missouri State University; James Poulos, Essayist and Ph.D candidate at Georgetown University; Joseph M. Knippenberg, Professor of Politics and Associate Provost for Student Achievement at Oglethorpe University; and Jeff Lidke, Berry College.

3. A lecture on "The Alternative Tradition in American Political Thought" at Patrick Henry College on April 2 - some time in the evening. Details to follow.

4. A lecture and/or colloquium at Wofford College in Spartenburg, SC, on April 12. Details to Follow.

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