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Past Arrupe Series Speakers

Arrupe Lecture Series (2009 - Present) Themes and Keynote Speakers

2009 - Genocide and Ethnic Conflict - Elizabeth and Michael Kuch

2010 - Poverty in the United States - Greg Boyle, S.J., Homeboy Industries (audio)

2011 - Immigration - Sean Carroll, S.J., Kino Border Initiative (audio)

2012 - Rights of the Worker - Jim Keady, Team Sweat (audio)

2013 - Environmental Justice  - Joseph Carver, S.J. (audio)

2014 - Urban Violence - Jeff Puthoff, S.J., Hopeworks 'N Camden (audio)

2015 - Masculinity - Dr. Michael Kimmel, author of Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men (audio)

2016 - A Preferential Option for the Poor in Central America - Sr. Peggy O'Neill, S.C., director of Centro Arte para La Paz (audio)

2017 - Mass Incarceration - Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (video)


Arrupe Lecture (1998 - 2008) Speakers

1998 - Bernard Lefkowitz, author of New York Times bestseller Our Guys: The Glen Ridge Rape and The Secret Life of the Perfect Suburb

1999 - Daniel Berrigan, S.J., noted peace activist and poet

2000 - Helen Prejean, CSJ, death penalty activist and author of Dead Man Walking

2001 - John Dear, S.J., noted peace activist

2002 - Thomas Gumbleton, D.D., retired bishop of the Archdiocese of Detroit and founding president of Pax Christi USA

2003 - Drew Christiansen, S.J., editor of America magazine

2004 - Rabbi Asher Finkel, co-founder of the department of Jewish-Christian Studies at Seton Hall University

2005 - Jim Keady, co-director and founder of Educating for Justice

2006 - Roy Bourgiose, founder of the School of the America's Watch

2007 - Richard Ryscavage, S.J., director of Fairfield University's Center for Faith and Public Life

2008 - Marc H. Morial, president of the National Urban League and former two-term mayor of New Orleans