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President's Speaker Series

Sponsored by the Office of the President, the President’s Speaker Series is a forum that brings eminent leaders to Santa Clara, providing our students, faculty, and the community an opportunity for intellectual rigor, critical thinking, reflection, and dialogue.

Santa Clara Lecture Series

The Santa Clara Lecture Series is sponsored by the Bannan Institute, which is committed to examining Catholic identity and Jesuit character.

Ethics at Noon

The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics sponsors the Ethics at Noon lecture series. These lunch-hour programs provide a forum for SCU faculty members and other experts to explore ethical issues in many fields.

de Saisset Museum

The museum offers several lectures and programs based on current exhibitions.


Bannan Institutes

Jan 30, 2013
noon - 1:30 p.m.
Location
Benson Center, Williman Room

Sacred Pixels | Sacred Games

Lecture
Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education

This event will consider the following questions: What role does religious belief and practice play in popular online games and gaming communities? What elements of the sacred are part of gaming practices? How might gaming shape religious belief? Can games be sacred texts? 

Join panelists Rachel Wagner, Associate Professor of Religion in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Ithaca College, and Sean O'Callaghan, Assistant Professor of World Religions at Salve Regina University, Rhode Island, for this engaging discussion, with series curators, Elizabeth Drescher and PaulSoukup, SJ., Santa Clara University.

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Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education
408 554 6917
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