Quaker Leadings in Higher Education Series

Here are links to our past Quaker Leadings in Higher Education events. (For previous academic years, see our 2020-21 and 2021-22 archive pages.)

Index


October 18, 2022:
The Soul of Higher Education:

Contemplative Pedagogy, Research, and Institutional Life for the 21st Century

How does the current dominant epistemology in higher education mitigate against contemplative teaching, learning, and research? How can a contemplative culture be nurtured in the classroom?

Presenters:
Margaret Benefiel, Ph. D. 
Executive Director
Shalem Institute

Bo Karen Lee, Ph. D.
Associate Professor of Spiritual Theology and Formation
Princeton Theological Seminary

Moderator:
David R. Ross
Research Professor
Department of Economics 
Bryn Mawr College

Here is a link to the flyer.

Here is a link to the video of the presentation.

Here is the agenda and edited chat text from the presentation.

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September 27, 2022: “Truth Tellers”
Higher Education, the Arts, and Social Justice

The importance of Truth, Creativity, and the Human Story in our classrooms, our institutions, and society.

Presenter:
Robert Shetterly
American Artist
americanswhotellthetruth.org

Moderator:
Matt Zisk
Attorney and Retired Professor
Founder and Executive Director
Cherry Brook Arts

Here is a link to the flyer.

Here is a link to the video of the presentation.

Here is the agenda and edited chat text from the presentation.

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