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Praxis Program Workshop in Trieste, Italy - July 25-27, 2017  

ItalyThe Center for Vocation and Servant leadership and the Center for Catholic Studies are pleased to announce the third annual summer workshop for participants in the Praxis Program of the Advanced Seminar on Mission. The workshop, entitled "The Role of Functional Specialties" will be held in Trieste, Italy, July 25-27, 2017, and is co-sponsored with Boston College, the University of Trieste and the Jacques Maritain Institute.

Select faculty participants of the Praxis Program will participate in this year's international workshop, along with academics and scholars who will explore Bernard Lonergan's Functional Specialties and their integration into the various disciplines, in order to enhance scholarship, research and pedagogy.

Three days of workshop sessions will be conducted at the University of Trieste. Invited speakers for the morning sessions include Frederick Lawrence and Patrick Byrne (Boston College); Michele Averchi (Catholic University of America); Hilary Mooney (University of Education Weingarten); and Francesca Zaccaron (Jacques Maritain Institute).

In the afternoon sessions, Praxis Program participants will give presentations on the implementation of Lonergan's Generalized Empirical Method (GEM) and the Functional Specialties into their various academic disciplines. A limited number of guests can be accommodated for the workshop sessions. Deadline for registration is July 1, 2017. For more information please visit the website below, or to register, contact Giada Maselli at the Jacques Maritain Institute:

The Praxis Program is an advanced faculty development program that focuses on the implementation of GEM into the disciplines and professions. Its purpose is to integrate the mission of the university, educate the whole person, and form an interdisciplinary community for ongoing collaboration. For information on the Praxis Program, please visit the website here » or contact:

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For more information, please contact:

  • Francia Peterson
  • (973) 313-6042
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