Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology
This event happened on: Saturday, January 27, 2018, 9:00 am
DSPT, 2301 Vine Street, Berkeley, CA 94708

Society and Nature – Engaging the “Integral Ecology” of Laudato Si’

9th Annual Convocation of the College of Fellows

Watch this video synopsis of the 2017 Convocation:

Order of Events:

9:00 am - Coffee and Pastries, DSPT Galleria

9:20 - Fr. Peter Opening Prayer and Welcome

9:30 - Session 1 - DSPT Fellows Presentations

  • Laudato Si’: A Moral Charter for Sustainable Development – Anthony Annett
    • Anthony Annett worked with the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace and the Pontifical Academies of Sciences/Social Sciences and co-authored “Business Perspectives on Laudato Si’” with Carolyn Woo. He helped manage “Ethics in Action for Integral and Sustainable Development”, bringing together religious leaders, economists, developers, philosophers, leaders in business, labor law and civil society to address the world’s leading challenges.

  • Laudato Si’: The Broader Context in Early Environmentalism and Eastern Orthodox Thought – Gabriel Meyer

    • Gabriel Meyer is an award-winning novelist, poet and journalist. He has covered highly charged political events around the world for over 30 years. His focus has always been on the plight of marginalized groups. He has reported on Christian communities in the Middle East, war orphans in Bosnia and civil war in central Sudan. He is the Executive Director of the Southern California Ecumenical Council and as a Greek-Catholic, he serves as a Cantor in his parish.

10:50 - Break

11:15 - Session 2 - DSPT Faculty perspectives, moderated by Justin Gable, OP

12:15 pm - Lunch - will be provided

1:15 - Session 3Political Perspectives - How Laudato Si' has been received in the US

  • Dan Lungren - DSPT Fellow,  Former Attorney General and Congressman
  • Edward Dolejsi - Executive Director, California Catholic Conference

2:15 - Break

2:30 - Q&A 

3:15 - Light Reception

4:00 - End 

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