Religion Department Retirement Symposium

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Religion Department Retirement Symposium

"Philosophy of Religion and Ethics at Dartmouth: Thinking with Nancy K. Frankenberry and Ronald M. Green"

Saturday, May 30, 2015
Haldeman 41 (Kreindler Conference Hall)
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Conferences, Lectures & Seminars

Please join the Religion Department at this symposium honoring the years of service at Dartmouth College and to celebrate the retirements of:

  • Nancy K. Frankenberry, John Phillips Professor of Religion (38 years of service at Dartmouth College)
  • Ronald M. Green, Professor for the Study of Ethics and Human Values (46 years of service at Dartmouth College)

Symposium Guest Presenters include:

  • Karen Lebacqz, Professor of Christian Ethics, Pacific School of Religion
  • Stephen Palmquist, Professor of Religion and Philosophy, Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Terry F. Godlove, Professor of Philosophy, Hofstra University
  • Robert C. Neville, Professor of Philosophy, Religion, and Theology, Boston University

Co-sponsored by the Dartmouth College Department of Religion, the Ethics Institute, and the Dean of the Faculty.

For more information, visit:


41 Haldeman Hall 

9:00am Welcome

9:15-10:15 Robert C. Neville (Boston University)
Talk title: “Nancy Frankenberry: Philosopher of Religion, Radical Empiricist, Herald of Contingency”

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-11:30 Terry F. Godlove (Hofstra University)
Talk title: "Subjectivity, Enchantment, and Truth: Frankenberry among the Puritans"

11:30-12noon  Response from Nancy K. Frankenberry

12pm Lunch Break

1:30-2:30 Karen Lebacqz (Emerita, Pacific School of Religion)
Talk title: “On Hope and Hard Choices: A Tribute to Ronald M. Green”

2:30-2:45 Break

2:45-3:45 Stephen Palmquist (Hong Kong Baptist University)
Talk title: "Ronald Green: The Paradoxes of Inwardness in Kant and Kierkegaard"

3:45-4:15 Response from Ronald M. Green

4:15-4:45 Panel Response: Nancy K. Frankenberry, terry F. Godlove, Ronald M. Green, Karen Lebacqz, Robert C. Neville, Stephen Palmquist

4:45-6pm Closing Reception – Russo Gallery

For more information, contact:
Marcia Welsh

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.