USMC Student Colloquium 2020: Knowledge, Action, Wisdom: What is Learning?

USMC Student Colloquium 2020: Knowledge, Action, Wisdom: What is Learning?

USMC Student Colloquium 2020: Knowledge, Action, Wisdom: What is Learning?

Jan

25

USMC Student Colloquium 2020: Knowledge, Action, Wisdom: What is Learning?

Date: Jan 25 Time: 9 am - 4:30 pm

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Saturday, January 25, please join us for this year's student research colloquium. "Knowledge, Action, Wisdom: What is Learning?" will showcase student academic work on questions related to the purpose and character of education, the future of Catholic education, and humanistic education in the 20th century. A tentative schedule can be found below. All are welcome, and no registration is necessary. Please email tristan.sharp@utoronto.ca with any questions.

USMC Student Colloquium 2020: Knowledge, Action, Wisdom: What is Learning?

Saturday January 25

9:15 doors open, coffee and snacks

9:30–9:45 Welcome by Randy Boyagoda, introductory housekeeping

9:45–10:30 The Structure of Scientific Knowledge

Neo Yin (2nd year Computer Science/Philosophy) and Kye Palider (4th year Physics/Philosophy), "Idea Space and Scientific Change: A Mathematical Theory"

Respondent: Geoffrey Woollard, Medical Biophysics

10:30–10:45 Break

10:45–12:15 p.m. Education and Self-Development

Connor Kokot (3rd year Religious Studies) "Autonomy, Imitation, and The Process of Self-Formation"

Alexander Lynch (1st year English) "In Search of Academic 'Place': Rejection and Renewal in Williams's Stoner and Nabokov's Pnin"

Jonathan Spears (3rd year Philosophy) "A Life of Intellectual Work: The Pursuit of Knowledge as an End in Itself"

Respondent: Jean-Pierre Fortin, Theology

12:15 p.m.–1:00 p.m. Lunch (provided)

1:15–2:45 Catholic Education at a Crossroads

James Coady  (4th year, Jewish Studies) "On Kierkegaard, Catholic Universities and the Project of Reclamation"

Lara Connell (3rd Year Philosophy) "Education and Friendship: Lewis and Nouwen"

Nathan Williams (1st year PhD Theology) "Learning as Thanksgiving and Praise: The Purpose of Education According to Nissiotis and Weil"

Respondent: Reid Locklin, Religious Studies/Christianity and Culture

2:45–3:00 Break

3:00–4:15 Humanistic Education and the Challenge of the Twentieth Century

Maryrose Doucette (3rd year Christianity and Culture) "When Leaders Betray: Jacques Maritain's Distrust in Church Leadership and His Theory of Education for Freedom"

Rashid Rehman (1st year Master's Theology) "Josef Pieper on the Liberal Arts"

Respondent: Clifford Orwin, Political Science

4:15–4:30 Concluding remarks

Event Details

Date: Jan 25

Time: 9 am - 4:30 pm

Event Category: Current Students, Faculty of Theology, General, Student Events, Theology, Undergraduate

Event Tags: Catholic Education, Colloquium, Education, Student research

Organizer(s)

Name: Office of the Principal

Phone: 416.926.7148

Email: usmc.principalsoffice@utoronto.ca

Location

Basilian Fathers Common Room,

81 St. Mary Street

Toronto, ON Canada