During 2016-2017, the Institute will concentrate its activities on topics relating to the brain such as neuroscience, neurotheology, neuropsychology, artificial intelligence, and transhumanism.
Fall 2017 Lectures include:
- How Much Can Biology Explain? Charles Darwin and Bernard Lonergan, SJ
- Dreaming: A Gateway to the Unconscious?
John Haught, PhD
Distinguished Research Professor, Georgetown University
1:30 – 4:00, October 8
Bindu Methikalam, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Chestnut Hill College
7 pm, October 26
All lectures will be held at the Commonwealth Chateau
on the SugarLoaf Campus of Chestnut Hill College.
We hope you will join us!
Our Reading Circle usually meets from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm on the second Monday of the month in the Walker Room at the Logue Library of Chestnut Hill College. On June 12, we will begin reading The Pearly Gates of Cyberspace by Margaret Wertheim. If you are interested in joining us at any time, please contact us at Institute4RS@chc.edu.
There are several outside events that we would like to highlight:
Retreat: Teilhard’s Mysticism: Spiraling into the Cosmic Christ
Presenter: Kathleen Duffy, SSJ
June 25 – July 1, 2017
Maris Stella Retreat Center, Harvey Cedars, NJ
The Wicked Problem of Climate Change: What is it doing to us and for us?
IRAS 63rd Annual Conference on Star Island
June 24 – July 1, 2017
Star Island, Portsmouth, NH
The Magi Project: Science and Theology
Collegium Institute for Catholic Thought & Culture
June 5 – 9, 2017
Be sure to peruse our growing list of videos from past lectures under the Resources section!