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2009
Sunday, October 25th
8:00 PM

Mass: Whoever Looks at Me

William Fulco, S.J., Loyola Marymount University

Sacred Heart Chapel

8:00 PM

Monday, October 26th
10:00 AM

Minding the Human Condition: A Journey through Disciplines

Paul Tiyambe Zeleza, Dean, Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts, Loyola Marymount University

University Hall 1000

10:00 AM - 10:10 AM

10:10 AM

Taking Care of the Vulnerable: Where Religious and Secular Ethics Meet in a Pluralistic World

Warren T. Reich, Distinguished Research Professor of Religion and Ethics, Theology Department, Georgetown University

University Hall 1000

10:10 AM - 10:50 AM

11:00 AM

Vulnerability and the Human Condition: Perspectives from Literature, Philosophy, and Theological Aesthetics

Christopher Kaczor, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, Loyola Marymount University
Stephen Shepard, Professor, Department of English, Loyola Marymount University
Cecilia González-Andrieu, Assistant Professor, Department of Theological Studies, Loyola Marymount University

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

2:05 PM

Facing Our Broken Self between Resistance and Surrender: A Matrix for Growth

Kathy Coffey-Guenther, Associate Director, Faber Center for Ignatian Spirituality, Marquette University

University Hall 1000

2:05 PM - 3:00 PM

3:15 PM

Vulnerability through the Eyes of the Poet

Gail Wronsky, Professor, Department of English, Loyola Marymount University
Student Poets

University Hall 1000

3:15 PM - 3:50 PM

7:35 PM

The Homeboy Solution

Gregory Boyle, S.J., Executive Director, Homeboys Industries

Hilton 100

7:35 PM - 8:00 PM

Tuesday, October 27th
9:30 AM

On the Suffering of Children and the Impossible Claim of Theodicy

Therese Lysaught, Associate Professor and Assistant Department Chair, Theology Department, Marquette University

University Hall 1000

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

10:50 AM

Crossing Borders: Ruptured Families

Debra Linesch, Professor and Chair, Department of Marital and Family Therapy, Loyola Marymount University
Beth Rosenblatt, Art Psychotherapist, Venice Family Clinic
Ana Laura Treviño, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Marital and Family Therapy, Loyola Marymount University

University Hall 1000

10:50 AM - 12:15 PM

1:35 PM

Confronting Families Stories of Disability, Abuse, and Cruelty to Children

Kelly Bradford, Student, Loyola Marymount University
Bradford Family

University Hall 1000

1:35 PM - 2:50 PM

3:00 PM

Experiencing Vulnerability: A View from LMU Students

Student Guests, Loyola Marymount University

University Hall 1000

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

7:35 PM

Keynote Address: Children Caught in the System: The LA Experience

Cyn Yamashiro, Director, Center for Juvenile Policy and Law, Loyola Law School Los Angeles

Hilton 100

7:35 PM - 8:45 PM

Wednesday, October 28th
10:00 AM

Africa’s Children and the Renaissance Dream

Wole Soyinka, President’s Marymount Institute Professor in Residence, Loyola Marymount University

University Hall 1000

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

11:00 AM

Tales of Horror: African Families and their Untold Stories

Gilbert Ndahayo, Filmmaker and Visiting Professor, School of Film and Television, Columbia University
Jok Maduk Jok, Professor, Department of History, Loyola Marymount University
Elias Wondimu, Editorital and Production Manager, Marymount Institute Press

University Hall 1000

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

1:35 PM

African Refugee Women: A Journey from Violence/A Path to Peace

Cassandra Veney, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Loyola Marymount University

Hilton 100

1:35 PM - 2:30 PM

3:00 PM

Documentary Film: Rwanda: Beyond the Deadly Pit

Gilbert Ndahayo

Hilton 100

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

7:00 PM

The Lost Children of Africa: A Historical Perspective

Paul Tiyambe Zeleza, Dean, Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts, Loyola Marymount University

University Hall 1000

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Thursday, October 29th
9:25 AM

The Vulnerable Youth in the Criminal Justice System: Punishment or Rehabilitation?

Javier Stauring, Los Angeles Archdiocese, Office of Restorative Justice

University Hall 1000

9:25 AM - 10:35 AM

10:35 AM

Doing Justice to Mercy: Value Conflicts and Public Life

Jonathan Rothchild, Assistant Professor of Theological Studies, Loyola Marymount University
John Parrish, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Loyola Marymount University

University Hall 1000

10:35 AM - 11:15 AM

11:20 AM

Violence and Impunity: Women Sex Workers in Guatemala

Jodi Finkel, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Loyola Marymount University

University Hall 1000

11:20 AM - 12:15 PM

1:35 PM

Stories of Survival

Mike Kennedy, S.J., Chaplain, Sylmar Juvenile Hall

University Hall 1000

1:35 PM - 2:50 PM

3:00 PM

'But They Don’t Know I Exist!' Anonymity and Census Accountability

Tommy Randle, Census Coordinator Specialist, LA Region
Lucía Díaz, CEO, Mar Vista Community Center

Marymount Institute

3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

7:30 PM

On the Front Line: Three Generations of Soldiers’ Voices

Judith Royer, Professor Theatre Art, Loyola Marymount University

Murphy Recital Hall

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Friday, October 30th
10:00 AM

Is there an Addictive Personality? The Nature of Addiction: His Own Story

William Fulco, S.J., NEH Professor of Ancient Mediterranean Studies, Department of Classics, Loyola Marymount University

University Hall 1000

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

11:00 AM

The Many Facets of Addiction

Special Guests

University Hall 1000

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Vulnerability: A Table Conversation

Student Affairs

McIntosh Center (University Hall 3999)

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2:00 PM

Addiction: A Closer Look at the LMU Experience

Joe LaBrie, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and Director of HeadsUp, HeadsUp

University Hall 1000

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

7:00 PM

Film Screening: Leaving Las Vegas

Student Audience

Hilton 100

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Saturday, October 31st
2:00 PM

Student Art Contest: Vulnerability

Thomas P. Kelly, Jr.,

Student Art Gallery

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Artist Speak, Students Performances and Exhibits

LMU Students

Murphy Recital Hall

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Presence of Absence: The Photographs of Richard Ehrlich

Richard Ehrlich

Laband Gallery

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM