Changes and Challenges the Theme of Gannon Humanities Conference

Posted: February 17, 2017

The third annual College of Humanities Education and Social Science (CHESS) Humanities Conference will be held on Saturday, Feb. 18 from 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the Palumbo Academic Center, 824 Peach St.

The theme of this year's conference is "Challenges: Understanding and Pursuing Transformation and Renewal Across the Disciplines."

The conference will feature 14 presentations and artistic performances by students and faculty from Gannon and other local colleges and universities on topics from dance to theology.

After opening remarks at 8:30 a.m., breakout sessions will be held in four classrooms throughout the day. "Catching Climate Change: A Reality Check," a display created by students in the honors sociology course taught by Gannon's Richard Moodey, Ph.D., will be available for viewing until 3 p.m.

Registration will begin at 8 a.m. The conference is free and open to the public.