November 8-15 College of Arts and Sciences Events

Written by Karen L. Bystrom
November 6, 2018

A wide variety of events are occurring across campus in the coming week.

Natalia Imperatori-Lee

November, 8, 7 p.m., Pigott Auditorium

The Latinx Catholic Imagination and the Future of American Catholicism, Dr. Natalia Imperatori-Lee

Theology and Religious Studies Department

, Ann O’Hara Graff Lecture

Dr. Imperatori-Lee is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Manhattan College. Her scholarship focuses on Latinx theology and the role of women in the Catholic Church. She recently published Cuéntame: Narrative in the Ecclesial Present (Orbis Books, 2018).

The poster image for the play, The Conduct of LifeNovember 8-18, Lee Center for the Arts

The Conduct of Life

By M. Irene Fornes | Directed by Ki Gottberg

There is a connection between the essays by Emerson and this riveting play about violence and abuse that grows inside an “ordinary” home in an unspecified Latin American country. Tickets and more information.

November 9-11, Stuart T. Rolfe Community Room

16th Annual Meeting of the Psychology for the Other Conference

"The Movement and Meaning of Justice: Reaching for the Other in Research, Psychotherapy, and Practice"

For the past two years, this conference has focused on the central movements of Love and Apology in the world and work as healers, philosophers, and researchers. This year’s conference ties each of these themes together through the overarching and unifying theme of Justice. Through the writings and ethical lens of Emmanuel Levinas, discover a robust Psychology for the Other in our work and in the world. Sponsored by Seattle University Psychology Department.

November 13, 6-7:30 p.m., Sullivan Hall, Room C6

The 2018 Midterm Elections and the Latinx Community: What’s Next for Families, Children and Immigrants?

This panel discussion will address migration policy, juvenile justice, Latinx politics and related issues of concern to the Latinx community and its allies, all in light of the local and national elections the week before. Speakers will include Jorge L. Barón, executive director, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP); Nicole McGrath, Seattle juvenile justice lawyer and former staff attorney TeamChild and former President Latina/o Bar Association of Washington; Lorena González, Seattle City Council and SU law graduate 2005; and Steven Bender, SU law professor and associate dean for planning and strategic initiatives. SU Professor Dr. Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs will open and close the event with a poetry reading. Sponsored by the Theiline Pigott McCone Chair in Humanities and the School of Law. For more information, contact Christina Juarez by email.

November 15, 6-8 p.m., Pigott Auditorium

Masculinidades: Evolving Masculinities, poetry and a Fish Bowl Conversation

The Pigott McCone Endowment Chair invites you to attend this engaging panel discussion. Speakers include: Ben Olguín, the Robert and Liisa Erickson Presidential Chair in the English Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara; Sebastian Raine, Trans Latinx and project mentor to the non-religious prison arts program Keeping the Faith/The Prison Project (KTF); Jim Cantú, writer and music producer with KBCS’s Sabor Latinx Music program; and Mark Cohan, chair and associate professor of anthropology and sociology, associate professor of women and gender studies and scholar of gender, sexualities and culture. Sponsored by the Theiline Pigott McCone Chair in Humanities. For more information, contact Christina Juarez by email.

November 15, 7 p.m., Harding Building 142 (formerly Law School Annex)

The Poems of Hanshan: An Evening With Peter Levitt

The renowned poet and Soto Zen Teacher Peter Levitt will read from and discuss his new work, The Complete Cold Mountain, the groundbreaking new translation of all of the works of the great Hanshan (寒山), the legendary Tang Dynasty Buddhist poet. Sponsored by EcoSangha, SU Honors Program, and SU Philosophy Department. Free and open to the public