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November 2020

Literacy Center Webinar: Catholic Social Justice Themes Through Children’s Literature

November 9, 2020 @ 6:30 pm7:30 pm
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Social Justice Webinar

FREE The Aquinas College School of Education invites you to a free webinar designed especially for teachers and families with elementary-age students. Dr. Elizabeth Donlon, Ed.D. will explore themes of Catholic Social teaching and discuss picture books you can read to your children that involve each theme. November 9, 2020 6:30-7:30 pm CST Dr. Elizabeth Donlon Webinar, "Catholic Social Justice Themes through Children's Literature"     FLYER - "Social Justice Webinar"   About the Presenter Dr. Elizabeth Donlon Elizabeth Donlon,…

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February 2021

Thomistic Institute Lecture

Thursday, February 11 @ 6:00 pm7:00 pm
online TN

Topic: "So You Want to be a Doctor? Medicine as Instrumental Job vs. Sacred Vocation" Lecturer: Dr. Farr Curlin, Duke University February 11, 2021 6:00 pm Central Time FLYER The Thomistic Institute at Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt Medical School present a lecture by Dr. Farr Curlin titled “So You Want to Be a Doctor? Medicine as Instrumental Job vs. Sacred Vocation.” This lecture will be delivered over Zoom. Register below to receive the Zoom credentials in your email inbox. REGISTER…

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Thomistic Institute Lecture

Thursday, February 18 @ 6:00 pm7:00 pm
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Topic: "Theology in Relation to the Arts: The Aesthetics and Metaphysics of John Ruskin” Lecturer: Professor Thomas Pfau, Duke University Thursday, February 18, 2021 6:00 Central Time The Thomistic Institute at Vanderbilt University presents a lecture by Prof. Thomas Pfau of Duke University titled “Theology in Relation to the Arts: The Aesthetics and Metaphysics of John Ruskin.” Prof. Pfau will draw from the ideas in his book, Incomprehensible Certainty. This lecture will be delivered over Zoom. Register below to receive…

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Literacy Center Webinar: Read-Alouds Your Students Won’t Forget!

Wednesday, February 24 @ 10:30 am11:30 am
online TN

February 24, 2021 10:30-11:30 am CST Dr. Elizabeth Donlon Webinar, "Read-Alouds Your Students Won't Forget!" Cost: $10.00 The Aquinas College School of Education invites you to a 1-hour virtual professional development session ideal for elementary (K-5) teachers or parents, "Read-Alouds Your Students Won’t Forget: How to plan your questions, comprehension strategies, and vocabulary supports when reading texts to your students." The webinar will explore teaching strategies for elementary teachers to engage their students in interactive read-alouds with a focus on…

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March 2021

“Detecting Bias in Scholarly Works”

Wednesday, March 10 @ 11:25 am12:15 pm
Aquinas College Breen Hall, 4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205
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Library Lunch Seminar Breen Hall

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Thomistic Institute Lecture

Thursday, March 18 @ 6:00 pm7:00 pm
online TN

Topic: "Christian Humanism in Modern Literature" Lecturer: Dr. Lee Oser, College of the Holy Cross Thursday, March 18, 2021 6:00 pm Central Time  

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“Christian Humanism in Modern Literature”

Thursday, March 18 @ 6:00 pm7:00 pm
online TN

THURSDAY MARCH 18, 6 PM CST  Virtual lecture from the Thomistic Institute Professor Lee Oser, College of the Holy Cross, "Christian Humanism in Modern Literature” Register through Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/christian-humanism-in-modern-literature-tickets-145899502339 More information at the Thomistic Institute website: https://thomisticinstitute.org/upcoming-events/christian-humanism-in-modern-literature

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April 2021

Literacy Center Webinar: Using Text Sets to Differentiate Instruction

Wednesday, April 7 @ 10:30 am11:30 am
online TN

April 7, 2021 10:30-11:30 am CST Dr. Elizabeth Donlon Webinar, "Using Text Sets to Differentiate Instruction" Cost: $10.00 Ideal for elementary teachers or parents, this one-hour virtual professional development session will explore the beauty of using a variety of text types and genres to make content accessible to a wide range of learners. This webinar will explore how to create a text set in an elementary classroom in order to help students build knowledge around a concept. Text sets include…

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Virtual Book Event – Dominican History

Thursday, April 15 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
online TN

Preaching with their Lives: Dominicans on Mission in the United States after 1850 Margaret M. McGuiness and Jeffrey M. Burns, Editors. The topic of this zoom session will be the chapter of Preaching with their Lives focusing on the Yellow Fever. It will include the contribution of the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia to the history of this period.  An initiative of the Dominican University McGreal Center for Dominican Historical Studies. This evening's event is presented in partnership with Aquinas College…

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Thomistic Institute Lecture

Tuesday, April 20 @ 6:00 pm7:00 pm
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Topic: "Science and the Theology of Extraterrestrials" Dr. Karin Öberg, Harvard University Tuesday, April 20, 2021 6:00 pm Central Time The Thomistic Institute at Vanderbilt University presents a lecture on Science and the Theology of Extraterrestrials by Prof. Karin Öberg of Harvard University. This lecture will be delivered over Zoom.  REGISTER HERE

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