This Week at Seattle University, 10/21-10/25

Written by Ryan Fallgren
October 22, 2013
Panel on Jewish-Christian Dialogue
Wednesday, Oct. 23,
noon-1:30 p.m.
LeRoux Conference Room (STCN 160)

Rabbi Anson Laytner, Jeanette Rodriguez (professor of theology and religious studies) and Andrew Davis (assistant professor, School of Theology and Ministry), will share their perspectives on Jewish-Christian dialogue, drawing from their experiences with interreligious dialogue and their research on topics as varied as the Holocaust, Jewish scholars and Jewish text. Lunch is provided. RSVP at Sponsored by the Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture. For more information, contact Emily Holt at

Albers Executive Speaker Series
Thursday, Oct. 24,
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Pigott Auditorium

Join the Albers School of Business and Economics for the first Albers Executive Speaker Series event of the year. The featured speaker is Brad Tilden, president and CEO of Alaska Airlines and Alaska Air Group and CEO of Horizon Air. His talk will address the topic ?Success at 3.5% Market Share?? For more information, visit
Executive Speaker Series or contact Barb Hauke at

?Why Disabilities Matter?
Thursday, Oct. 24,
6 p.m.
STCN 130

Professor Licia Carlson from the Department of Philosophy at Providence College presents ?Why Disabilities Matter.? Carlson is author of The Faces of Intellectual Disability: Philosophical Reflections (Indiana University Press, 2009) and editor (with Eva Fetter Kittay) of Cognitive Disability and Its Challenge to Moral Philosophy (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010). Carlson?s lecture will focus on applied ethics, the philosophy of medicine and feminist philosophy. A reception with Carlson will begin at 6 p.m. to be followed by her lecture at 7 p.m. This lecture is sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences, the Coalition for Students with Disabilities and the Departments of Philosophy and History. It is part of a two-year project funded by the Pigott McCone Chair in the Humanities on Health in Historical Perspective (2012-14). For more information, contact Thorne Clayton-Falls at
Should U.S. Courts Enforce International Human Rights?
Thursday, Oct. 24,
noon-1 p.m.
Sullivan Hall Courtroom

Join us for a panel discussion about whether international human rights law should be enforced in U.S. courts, featuring Professor David Moore (BYU Law School) and Professor Stephen Rosenbaum (University of Washington School of Law). Free lunch provided from Qdoba Mexican grill. Co-Sponsored by Seattle University Federalist Society and the Seattle University International Law Society. Open to all undergraduate, graduate, law students and faculty. For more information, contact Paul Barrera