Interdisciplinary Faculty Seminar 2014: Curiosity

Seminar Participants:

Joseph Torchia, O.P. (Seminar Coordinator), Philosophy
Curiosity: A Prelude to Wonder? Exploring the Scope and Dynamics of Cognitive Desire

Curious BoyPaul Crenshaw, Art History
Curiosity, Collecting and Value in the Visual Arts

Margaret Healy-Varley, English
Paying Attention and the Medieval Meditation

Despina D. Prassas, Theology
The Ascetical Life: Fulfilling a Noviceís Spiritual Curiosity

Josephine Ruggiero, Sociology
Curiosity: Sociologists as Sleuths of Human Behavior

Monica Simal, Foreign Language Studies
Curiosity in a colonial context: the European encounter with the Americas

Adrian Weimer, History
What News?: Curiosity and Rumors in Early New England

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