When Friday, 21 September 2012 to Saturday, 22 September 2012

Lonergan on the Edge 2012: A Graduate Student Conference Inspired by the Thought of Bernard J.F. Lonergan, S.J.

Friday, September 21, 2012 to Saturday, September 22, 2012

Raynor Library Conference Center, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Presentations span both philosophy and theology and place Lonergan’s thought in dialogue with a variety of topics-such as hermeneutics, theological interpretation of Scripture, supernatural existential, philosophy of language, Structuralist-Marxism, social constructionism, cooperative grace, and preferential option for the poor-and a variety of thinkers, such as Plato, Hegel, Merleau-Ponty, Ricoeur, Nãgãrjuna, Rahner, Martin Rhonheimer, Georg Simmel, and Louis Althusser. Speakers include graduate students not only from Marquette but also from Boston College, Loyola Marymount University, Emory University, Southern Illinois University, and the New School for Social Research. The entire event is free and open to the public. See attached itinerary for details on presenters, times, and presentation topics. In addition, on the second day of the conference there will be a panel discussion on “Lonergan and Black Theology.” The panel discussion will feature: Dr. M. Shawn Copeland, Boston College; Rev. Bryan N. Massingale, STD, Marquette University, Milwaukee; Dr. Jon Nilson, Loyola University, Chicago; Duane Loynes, Sr., doctoral candidate in theology at Marquette University; David Horstkoetter, doctoral candidate in theology at Marquette University If you plan on attending or would like more information, please repy to lonergansociety@gmail.com.