Take part in Arts and Sciences Week, April 11-14

The Klingler College of Arts and Sciences’ Arts and Sciences Week will feature a series of thought-provoking and values-informed events from Tuesday, April 11, through Friday, April 14. 

The week’s events include: 

Tuesday, April 11 

Wednesday, April 12 

  • “Your God is Too Small” with Brother Guy J. Consolmagno, S.J., director of the Vatican Observatory | 7 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium 
    • The Department of Physics’ Rev. George V. Coyne, S.J., Annual Lecture brings Br. Guy J. Consolmagno, S.J., director of the Vatican Observatory and president of the Vatican Observatory Foundation to Marquette. 
    • Register online to attend.

Thursday, April 13 

  • Book Launch: “The Short End of the Sonnenallee,” | 4 p.m. in the Weasler Auditorium 
    • German author Thomas Brussig’s novel is set in Communist Eastern Germany in the decade before the fall of the Berlin Wall. It is a rich, at times funny, at times sad, account of a group of interrelated individuals living in the shadow of the Berlin Wall as the regime is showing signs of decay from within. 
    • Register online to attend. 

Friday, April 14 

  • Big Questions at the Intersection of Bioscience and Religion | 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Marquette Hall 100 
    • The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), Marquette and Viterbo University are co-hosting a seminar series comprised of four interdisciplinary sessions, each focused on a specific question about the human being and modeling dialogue between bioscientific and religious perspectives. The sessions revolve around the questions of human origin, its essence, its fatedness and its uniqueness. This session will feature Dr. Jason T. Eberl, director of the Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics at St. Louis University, and Dr. Yuri B. Saalmann, associate professor of psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and will focus on the question, “What does it mean to be fully human from a theological and biological perspective?” 
    • Register online to attend.