Alumni Seminar Series

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Spirituality and Crisis Today

This seminar will include an opening lecture and three seminar discussions on the topic of ‘Spirituality And Crisis Today.’ 

The seminar will begin with a free lecture by Prof. Richard Gaillardetz of Boston College on “Spiritual Crisis and the Church: Moving Forward” and then three seminar sessions on Christian, Buddhist, and other forms of spirituality and crisis on the following schedule:

Winter Alumni Seminar Series

Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 7:00 p.m., Pigott Auditorium
Introductory Lecture: The Church in Crisis: Moving Forward, a free lecture by Richard Gaillardetz, PhD.
Free. No registration required.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 7:00 p.m.,
Seminar I:   Christian Spirituality and Crisis, led by Peter Ely, S. J., PhD

Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 7:00 p.m.,
Seminar II: Buddhist Spirituality and Crisis, led by Jason Wirth, PhD

Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 7:00 p.m.,
Seminar III: Spirituality & Crisis in American Literature led by David Leigh, S.J., PhD

Cost: $150. Includes all materials for the three seminar sessions.

Questions? Request more information.

Speakers Panel for Winter 2019 Alumni Seminars


Presenters (L to R): Richard Gaillardetz, PhD , Peter Ely, S. J., PhD, Jason Wirth, PhD, and David Leigh, PhD

Four evenings, 7:00 p.m. February 12, 19; March 5, 12

COST:  $150 for the three seminar sessions.


The cost of the three-session seminar, which includes all material is $150.  Participants may request more information by email here. Register by clicking on the button above that will take you to our secure online event registration website.

The Alumni Seminars Series take place each quarter and are open to Seattle University alumni and other college graduates in the Seattle area who seek a high-quality learning experience, stimulating discussions of life’s deeper questions, and the companionship of other active minds.

The Alumni Seminars are organized by the College of Arts and Sciences of Seattle University under the guidance of Professor David Leigh, S.J.

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