The 15th annual Myser Award and Lecture will take place on October 14, 2021 at St. Catherine University.
Our guest speaker is O. Carter Snead, who will discuss his book, What It Means to be Human: The Case for the Body in Public Bioethics.
O. Carter Snead is a William P. and Hazel B. White Director of the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture, Professor of Law, and Concurrent Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame. Professor Snead is one of the world's leading experts on public bioethics – the governance of science, medicine, and biotechnology in the name of ethical goods.
Past Myser Lecture Featured Speakers
|Year||Featured Speaker||Lecture Title|
|2021||Christiana Zenner, PhD||"Water is Life": Fresh Waters, Ethics, and Decolonial Values in a Pluralistic World|
|2018||M. Shawn Copeland||"Compassion and the Suffering God"|
|2017||Kathleen Norris||"Spiritual Practice and Social Justice"|
|2016||Kristin Shrader-Frechette||"Working for Environmental Justice: What Love Looks Like in Public"|
|2015||Elizabeth Johnson||"Is God's Charity Broad Enough for Bears?"|
|2014||Joan Chittister||"Going Forward with Hope and Courage: The Role of the Public Thinker in Church and Society"|
|2013||Cathleen Kaveny||"Prophecy, Civility, and Truth"|
|2012||Carolyn Woo||"Common Good, Uncommon Excellence"|
|2011||Jill Ker Conway||"Physical and Spiritual Geography: The Inner Climate of the Mind"|
|2010||Therese Shroeder-Sheker||"Music, Spirituality, and Palliative Medicine: Contemplative Musicianship in the Care of Dying"|
|2009||Bryan Hehir||"Catholic Identity: The Roots, the Relevance, and the Realization of the Idea"|
|2008||Elizabeth Johnson||"Seeking the Living God: Nourishing Faith and the Living Traditions"|
|2007||Lisa Cahill||"Bioethics and Seeking the Common Good"|