Tanner Lectures

The Paradoxes of Empathy

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The Tanner Lectures on Human Values
April 8 - 10, 2014

The Mahindra Humanities Center and the Office of the President at Harvard present

Rowan Williams
104th Archbishop of Canterbury

LECTURE 1
"The Other as Myself: Empathy and Power"
Tuesday, April 8, 4:00pm
Paine Hall, Music Building

Introductions:
Drew G. Faust
President, Harvard University

Homi K. Bhabha
Director, Mahindra Humanities Center

Respondent:
David W. Tracy
Andrew Thomas Greeley and Grace McNichols Greeley Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Catholic Studies, University of Chicago Divinity School

LECTURE 2
"Myself as Stranger: Empathy and Loss"
Wednesday, April 9, 4:00pm
Paine Hall, Music Building

Introduction:
David N. Hempton
Dean of the Faculty of Divinity, Harvard Divinity School

Respondent:
Regina Schwartz
Professor of English, Northwestern University

TANNER SEMINAR
Thursday, April 10, 4:00pm
Thompson Room (110), Barker Center

Introduction:
Jonathan L. Walton
Plummer Professor of Christian Morals, Harvard Divinity School
Pusey Minister, Memorial Church

Panelists:
Amy Hollywood
Elizabeth H. Monrad Professor of Christian Studies, Harvard Divinity School

Richard Kearney
The Charles B. Seelig Professor in Philosophy, Boston College

Emma Rothschild
Jeremy and Jane Knowles Professor of History, Harvard University

Regina Schwartz
Professor of English, Northwestern University

Nicholas Watson
Professor of English, Harvard University

Moderator:
Homi K. Bhabha
Director, Mahindra Humanities Center

Free and open to the public. Seating is limited.

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