Vocation, Vocationalism, and the Liberal Arts

The Fourth Annual Conversation on the Liberal Arts

February 6-7, 2004

 

Overview

 


Conversation Program

 

Friday, February 6
3:00 p.m. Registration and Welcome
3:30 p.m. Plenary Session I
Vocation: Where Professional and Liberal Education Meet
Speaker
William Sullivan, The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
Moderator
Lisa DeBoer, Westmont College
Respondents
Susan Currier, California Polytechnic State University
George Ayoub, Westmont College
5:15 p.m. Small Group Discussion I
7:30 p.m. Dinner at the Santa Barbara Radisson
Saturday, February 7
9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast at Westmont
9:30 a.m. Plenary Session II
Vocation: Reclaiming an Applied Concept of Liberal Learning
Speaker
Sabine O'Hara, Concordia College, Moorhead
Moderator
Ray Rosentrater, Westmont College
Respondents
Charles Blaish, Wabash College
Kenyon Chan, Occidental College
11:15 a.m. Small Group Discussion II
12:30 p.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m. Plenary Session III
Why Doing Isn't Everything
Speaker
Nicholas Wolterstorff, Yale University
Moderator
James Taylor, Westmont College
Respondents
Richard Hughes, Pepperdine University
Wade Clark Roof, University of California, Santa Barbara
3:15 p.m. Small Group Discussion III
7:30 p.m. Community Forum and Dessert at the Santa Barbara Radisson