The Master of Liberal Arts (MLA) Saturday Seminar Series is sponsored by the Master of Liberal Arts program and University College. Last year’s series examined “The Value of Justice”; this year we turn our attention to justice’s frequent partner, complement, or antithesis: Mercy
Join us as we consider the concept and practice of mercy from several disciplinary directions, including politics, medicine, religious studies, and literature.
February 4 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. January Hall - Room 110 Is There Room for Mercy in the Sexuality Debates? Shifting the Terms of our Religious-Political Stalemate Marie Griffith, Danforth Distinguished Professor in the Humanities
February 11 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. January Hall - Room 110 Physicians and Ethics Ira Kodner, Gershman Professor of Surgery
February 18 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. January Hall - Room 110 The Works of Mercy Daniel Bornstein, Darrow professor of Catholic Studies
February 25 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. January Hall - Room 110 Shakespeare: The Merciless and the Merciful
Robert Wiltenburg, Dean of University College
The lectures are offered free of charge.
Please RSVP: http://ucollege.wustl.edu/mercy or call (314) 935-6700
NEW LOCATION: January Hall - Room 110