Catholic Studies master's essay presentations are today, tomorrow

Catholic Studies master's essay presentations are today, Wednesday

Catholic Studies master of arts essay presentations will be held at 5:30 p.m. on two days: today, Tuesday, May 6, and Wednesday, May 7, in the O'Shaughnessy ("leather") Room, Room 108, O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library Center.

The graduate student presenters and their master's essay titles are:

Tuesday, May 6

  • Bryan Haffey, "Concepts of Form in the Catholic Understanding of the Human Soul"
  • Natalie Henningsgaard, "A Blessing Received for Others: Approaching a Catholic Ethic of Food"
  • Erik Pedersen, "Moral Absolutes and the Suicide Argument"

Wednesday, May 7

  • Cleonne Smith, "Evaluating the Morality of the Bay of Pigs"
  • Tim Whaley, "Cumulative Bliss: The Sacred Revealed in The Last Gentleman and The Second Coming, Examining the Historical, Philosophical and Theological Backdrop of Walker Percy's Catholic Aesthetic"
  • Kirstine Wynn, "Porphyry's Philosophy from Oracles: Pagan Dialogue with the Christian Tradition"

This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

For further information, contact the graduate office, (651) 962-5703.