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Only a Theory? Evolution, Darwin and the Question of Intelligent Design. Dr. Ken Miller of Brown University addressed the campus on November 11 2009.
Science and Religion in Society. Dr. Ken Miller, Brother Guy Consolmagno, S.J. (Vatican Observatory), and Le Moyne scholars Father Donald Maldari, S.J. (department of religious studies) and Dr. Devon Keeney (department of biological sciences) presented a panel discussion on November 11 2009.
Evolution and Resurrection. Guy Consolmagno, S.J. and Jan Lambrecht, S.J.,Tuesday, October 20, 2009. "Understand that you might believe; believe that you might understand." Thursday, April 2, 2009.
From 'Pay, Pray, and Obey' to Lay Ecclesial Ministry: the Role of the Laity since Vatican II. Aurelie A. Hagstrom, S.T.D.., associate professor of theology at Providence College. Dr. Hagstrom also conducted a seminar to explore further the role of the laity in the Catholic Church after the Second Vatican Council.
Felix Mendelssohn's St. Paul Oratorio, Op.36 March 1, 2009 Our Lady of Pompei Church. In celebration of the Pauline Year (June 29, 2008, to June 29, 2009) and of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Felix Mendelssohn (February 3, 1809 – November 4, 1847), the Sanzone Center sponsored a performance of selections from Mendelssohn's acclaimed oratorio in honor of St. Paul, as well as lectures on Mendelssohn's work by Andrew Russo, artist-in-residence, and on St. Paul by J. Mark Lawson, adjunct instructor of New Testament at Le Moyne College. Musicians and singers were drawn from Le Moyne College, the Syracuse Symphany Orchestra, and the Syracuse University Oratorio Society.
The Darwin Effect: Perspectives from the Humanities. On February 12, 2009, the birthday of Charles Darwin, the Sanzone Center co-sponsored one of Le Moyne's celebrations of the 200th anniversary of Darwin's birth. Presentations included: "The Elusive Mr. Darwin" by Assistant Professor of English, Dr. Maura Brady; "Darwin and the Narrative of Human Origins" by Associate Professor of English, Dr. Michael Davis; "Life Without Purpose Frees Us Up" by Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Dr. Jeremy Bendik-Keymer; and "Is God Still 'Creator of Heaven and Earth?" by associate Professor of Religious Studies, Father Don Maldari, S.J.
October 24 2009, lecture by Jan Lambrecht, S.J., "Following Christ: Markan Spirituality Today"
Family Weekend Seminar, 2009 "What's a Jesuit Education, Anyway?" presented by Terrance Coleman (2011), Donald Maldari, S.J., Ph.D. and Monica Sylvia, Ph.D.
Drew Christiansen, S.J.: "Light and Darkness: The Holy Land in Catholic-Jewish Relations"