A Conversation with the Camrose Refugee Committee Posted on September 22, 2016

Scheduled for: Wednesday October 12th, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

On Wednesday, October 12, drop by the Ronning House from 12:00 – 1:30 pm, for The Camrose welcome sign was out – but no Syrian refugees were directed our way – what happened and how should we respond? – A Conversation with the Camrose Refugee Committee (Joe McMorrow, pictured left, and Alan Ford, pictured right). Click here to view the …

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Is your consciousness relevant? – Philosophers’ Café with Professor Alvin Baragar Posted on August 29, 2016

Scheduled for: Saturday September 17th, 2016 @ 1:00 PM

On Saturday, September 17, from 1:00 – 1:30 pm,  join us at Steep’s Tea House for the first Philosophers’ Cafe event of the fall series! Professor Alvin Baragar will be leading a discussion entitled Is your consciousness relevant? Don Carmichael and Martin Tweedale will be providing comments. Read about the full Philosophers’ Cafe Fall 2016 Series here. See our Events Calendar …

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Mixed Blood and Urban Indigenous Identity – A Conversation with Sharon Pasula Posted on August 29, 2016

Scheduled for: Wednesday September 14th, 2016 @ 12:30 PM

On Wednesday, September 14th, from 12:00 – 1:30 pm, join us in the Roger Epp Room for Mixed Blood and Urban Indigenous Identity – A Conversation with Sharon Pasula. Hear her story of growing up in an urban setting and how that impacted her Indigenous identity. Sharon’s eclectic background is a mix of spirituality, education and healing. She works …

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Seeds for the Soul Posted on June 13, 2016

Scheduled for: Wednesday August 10th, 2016 @ 11:15 AM

July 6 and August 3, the Ronning Centre Spirit of the Land project will be presenting a monthly summer series called Seeds for the Soul. Each event will combine the practical and the philosophical. All events are free of charge. For more information visit www.spiritoftheland.ca.

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Spring Strawberry Social at the Ronning House Posted on March 29, 2016

Scheduled for: Tuesday April 19th, 2016 @ 2:00 PM

Please join us on Tuesday, April 19 at 2:00 PM for sponge cake, strawberries and cream! We will be recognizing students and younger colleagues for their contributions to the work of the Ronning Centre, and saying a few words about upcoming programming for summer and fall.

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All Things Considered, the Enlightenment Turned Out to Be Irrelevant for Feminists Posted on March 29, 2016

Scheduled for: Saturday April 9th, 2016 @ 1:00 PM

Please note that the Philosopher’s Café scheduled for Saturday, April 2 in Edmonton with Rosalind Sydie, Professor Emeritus, Department of Sociology, University of Alberta, has been postponed to Saturday, April 9 from 1-3:30pm.

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Spirit of the Land on the Far Side of the World Posted on March 16, 2016

Scheduled for: Thursday March 17th, 2016 @ 7:00 PM

7 – 8:30pm Ronning House, Augustana Campus, University of Alberta (4901 46 Avenue, Camrose) A Religion and Public Life Café with Eugene Hui, Augustana student

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Law, Religion, and Public Life: The Stories We Tell Posted on March 14, 2016

Scheduled for: Thursday May 26th, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

12-1:30pm Ronning House, Augustana Campus, University of Alberta (4901 46 Avenue, Camrose) A Ronning Centre Colloquium with Dr. Pamela Klassen, Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Toronto, and Dr. Benjamin Berger, Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University. See poster here. A light lunch will be served.

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Friendship: The Horizon of Our Common Life Posted on March 14, 2016

Scheduled for: Tuesday April 12th, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

12-1:30PM Ronning House, Augustana Campus, University of Alberta (4901 46 Avenue, Camrose) A Ronning Centre Colloquium with Dr. John von Heyking, Professor of Political Science at the University of Lethbridge. See poster here. A light lunch will be served.

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Faith Communities and the Common Good Posted on March 14, 2016

Scheduled for: Monday April 11th, 2016 @ 7:00 PM

7-8:30pm Epp Conference Room, Augustana Campus, University of Alberta (Camrose) A Ronning Centre Colloquium with Dr. Joe Mihevc, Councillor, Ward 21, City of Toronto. See poster here.

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Prophecy and Contemplation: Thomas Merton as Spiritual Icon Posted on March 1, 2016

Scheduled for: Tuesday March 8th, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

12 noon -1:30pm Ronning House, Augustana Campus, University of Alberta (4901 – 46 Avenue, Camrose) Conversation in the Agora with Dr. Michael Higgins, Vice-President for Mission and Catholic Identity and Professor of Religious Studies, Sacred Heart University. A light lunch will be served.

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Theology of Inculturation of the Faith and the Oblate-Aboriginal Encounter in Alberta Posted on February 22, 2016

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 2nd, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

12 noon -1:30pm Ronning House, Augustana Campus, University of Alberta (4901 – 46 Avenue, Camrose) Conversation in the Agora with Dr. Catherine Caufield, Associate Director of the Ronning Centre. A light lunch will be served.

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Spirit of the Land in Hong Kong Posted on February 16, 2016

Scheduled for: Wednesday February 24th, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

Conversation in the Agora with Eugene Hui, Augustana student, is cancelled for this date. Please watch this site for the re-scheduled day and time.

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Clearing the Plains, Clearing the Air: What We Can Do in Post-TRC Canada Posted on February 8, 2016

Scheduled for: Tuesday April 5th, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

1:00-2:30pm (*note time change) Wahkohtowin Lodge, lower level of the Augustana Campus, University of Alberta (*note location change) A Religion and Public Life Café with Dr. James Daschuk, Professor of Kinesiology and Health Studies, University of Regina. See poster here.

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Physician-Assisted Death: Implications of the Legal Decision Posted on February 8, 2016

Scheduled for: Thursday March 31st, 2016 @ 1:30 PM

1:30-3pm Central Lions Association (11113 – 113 Street, Edmonton) A Philosopher’s Café with David J. Goa, Director of the Ronning Centre.

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Physician-Assisted Death: Implications of the Legal Decision Posted on February 8, 2016

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 23rd, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

12:00-1:30pm Ronning House, Augustana Campus, University of Alberta (Camrose) Conversations in the Agora with David J. Goa, Director of the Ronning Centre. A light lunch will be served.

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Nurturing Global Citizens: How Universities Can Develop, Enhance, and Refine Their Learning-Abroad Programs Posted on February 8, 2016

Scheduled for: Tuesday March 15th, 2016 @ 7:00 PM

7-8:30pm Epp Conference Room, Augustana Campus, University of Alberta (Camrose) A Ronning Centre Colloquium with Dr. Michel Desjardins, Associate Dean and Professor of Religion and Culture, Wilfrid Laurier University. Held in the Epp Conference room (2-004), Augustana Campus, University of Alberta. See poster here.

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A Many Mottled Beast: Religion, Media, and the Public Square Posted on February 8, 2016

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 9th, 2016 @ 4:00 PM

4-5:30pm Boardroom, St. Joseph’s College, North Campus, University of Alberta (Edmonton) A Ronning Centre Colloquium with Dr. Michael Higgins, Vice-President and Professor of Religious Studies at Sacred Heart University. See poster here.

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A Many Mottled Beast: Religion, Media and the Public Square Posted on February 8, 2016

Scheduled for: Tuesday March 8th, 2016 @ 7:00 PM

7-8:30pm Epp Conference Room, Augustana Campus, University of Alberta (Camrose) A Ronning Centre Colloquium with Dr. Michael Higgins, Vice-President and Professor of Religious Studies at Sacred Heart University. See poster here.

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Contemplation and Action: My Journey to India Posted on February 8, 2016

Scheduled for: Wednesday February 10th, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

Conversations in the Agora with Rajan Rathnavalu, Junior Fellow of the Ronning Centre. Held at the Ronning House (4606 – 49 Street, Camrose). A light lunch will be served.

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