The Brueggeman Center for Dialogue

Past Events

Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit 2024: From Vision to Action

Thursday, May 2 @ 7:45am - 6pm in The Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, OH

The Brueggeman Center is a planning partner and sponsor for the Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit, the largest annual sustainability conference in tech Midwest. The Summit brings together 600+ passionate and visionary leaders to share inspiring, forward-thinking, and solution-oriented ideas that propel us toward a healthier, more resilient, sustainable, and equitable future.

MRSS 2024 Breakout Sessions

Global Crisis. Local HOPE. Our Moral Response to Challenges Facing Migrants and Refugees

Monday, April 22 @ 7-8:30PM in Xavier's Health United Building, 4th floor

Join us for an informative update on the challenges of our immigration system, realities faced by local refugees and migrants and our moral response through the lens of Catholic teaching. The Brueggeman Center is a proud sponsoring partner of this free event.

Key Speakers:

Anna Gallagher, Executive Director at Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc (CLINIC)

Elizabeth Clapp, Immigration Legal Services Director at Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio

Laudato Si' Lecture: The New Perennials Project, Nourishing Deep Roots in Communities and Classrooms

Tuesday, April 9 @ 4-6PM in the Kennedy Auditorium

Join us for a conversation with educator and philosopher Bill Vitek, who directs the New Perennials project at Middlebury College in Vermont.

New Perennials explores the co-evolution of agricultural and educational systems from their earliest beginnings, and perennial, regional learning alternatives, both in and beyond the classroom.

This event is part of the Laudato Si' lecture series and is sponsored by The Brueggeman Center for Dialogue in partnership with the College of Arts and Sciences and the Ethics, Religion and Society Program.

Click here to learn more about New Perennials

An Ancient Practice Meets the Modern World: A Panel Discussion of the Documentary Film SABBATH

Wednesday, March 13 @ 7-8PM in the Kennedy Auditorium

Told as a collection of short stories, the documentary film SABBATH explores the history of one of the world's most important spiritual practices and its timeless relevance for a stressed-out, modern world.

Join the Brueggeman Center on March 13 at 7pm in the Kennedy Auditorium for a special viewing of a shortened version of SABBATH (20-25 mins), followed by a panel discussion with: Martin Doblmeier (Filmmaker), Dr. John Sniegocki (Religious Ethics Professor), Rabbi Jen Lewis (Dorothy Day Center for Faith & Justice), and Dr. Waleed El-Ansary (Islamic Studies Chair). 

This event is free and open to the public. There is no RSVP required. Thank you to our event co-sponsors: The College of Arts & Sciences, the Theology Department, and the Ethics/Religion and Society Program.

SABBATH, Episode 1

SABBATH, Episode 2