Talk: Community Murals and the Beauty of Justice
November 7, 2012
Time: 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Ford Life Sciences, Room 113
Maureen H. O'Connell, associate professor of Theology at Fordham University, will give a presentation based on her most recent book, If These Walls Could Talk: Community Muralism and the Beauty of Justice, in which she has explored the arts as a source of ethical wisdom and a catalyst for moral action. She will talk on the theological and moral significance of urban murals.
At Fordham, O'Connell teaches social ethics, religion and politics, and theological aesthetics. She currently serves on the boards of the College Theology Society and the Society for the Arts in Religious and Theological Studies. She also authored the book, Compassion: Loving Our Neighbor in an Age of Globalization.
This lecture is free and open to the public. Refreshment will be served after the talk. Sponsored by the Arthur McGovern, S.J. Catholic Studies Program.