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Join us to hear from Dr. Anne T. Mocko (Concordia College) on the pedagogy of site visits. 
Our Wednesday Lunch series is open to all! Join us at our next gathering, February 28, for a conversation with Prof.  nther Thomas of Ruhr University Bochum.
The Ethics Club and the Martin Marty Center present Cornel West, Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy at Harvard University: “The Examined Philosophy of Cornel West.” The event will focus on how we can draw upon West's work to respond productively to today's political and moral climate.
Coming up: Public lectures by Niki Clements, Nicolas Meylan, and Jalene Schmidt; Senior Fellows symposia; conferences, and more.  
Prof. Lucy Pick contributed this op-ed to the Washington Post on the attention surrounding Kim Yo Jong at the Olympic games, and the underappreciated influence that sisters often have in autocratic families.
Sumner B. Twiss, Distinguished Professor of Human Rights, Ethics, and Religion at Florida State University, will lecture on  “On the Legacy of Christian Ethics in Comparative Religious Ethics: Some Personal Reflections.” 
Open Space, our weekly community gathering for conversation, reflection, and fellowship, takes What directs you back home?  as the theme for the Quarter.   
The Craft of Teaching in the Academic Study of Religion – our program of pedagogical development for graduate students – will offer a session with Tracy Weiner of the Chicago Writing Program on February 9.  
Daniel A. Arnold on the Buddhist themes behind the classic American movie Groundhog Day
Valerie J. Hoffman, Professor and Head, Department of Religion at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will present the Winter Dean’s Seminar in the Craft of Teaching: "Teaching Islam in Secular Academia: Challenges and Controversies."

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