Reading Assignments

Monday, May 9, 2016

9:00 - 10:15am

ASSIGNMENTS FOR 2016 ADDED AS RECEIVED

Essential Elements of Catholic Social Though
Barbara Wall, Office for Mission & Ministry/Philosophy

Reading Assignments:

10:30 - 11:45am

Scriptural Conceptions of Justice
Peter Spitaler - Theology & Religious Studies

Reading Assignments:

1:00 - 2:15pm

Populorum Progressio and Justice in the World
Fr. Art Purcaro, OSA

Reading Assignments:

  • Populorum Progressio, (Paul VI, 1967)
    See The Documentary Heritage, pp. 251-277.
  • Justice in the World, (Synod of Bishops, 1971)
    See The Documentary Heritage, pp. 287-300.
  • Liberation and Development,
    Gustavo Gutierrez

2:30 - 4:00pm

Faculty Panel of Previous Particiipants

  • Vito Punzi (COE)
  • Teresa Wojcik (CLAS)
       

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

9:00 - 10:15am

Catholic Social Teaching and Economic Justice
Robert DeFinal, Sociology / Criminal Justice

Reading Assignments:

10:30 - 11:45am

Catholic Social Thought and Human Work
Jerry Beyer, Theology & Religious Studies

Reading Assignments:

  • Rerum Novarum #31-38.
  • Pacem in Terris, #64.
  • Laborem Exercens # #3-10, #13-23 and #25.
  • Centesimus Annus #31.
  • Economic Justice for All #96-109.

1:00 - 3:00pm

Catholic Relief Services and the Villanova University Partnership
Suzanne Toton, Theology & Religious Studies / CRS

Review:

Reading Assignments:

Video Assignments:

3:15 - 4:00pm

Small Group Work on Curriculum Revision

 

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

9:00 - 10:15am

Media Matters: How the Media Dehumanizes Refugees
Billie Murray, Communication  

Reading Assignments:

10:30 - 11:45am

Syrian Refugee Crisis
William O'Keefe

Reading Assignments:

  • a
  • b

12:00 - 1:45pm

Discussion of Lunchtime Readings

2:00 - 4:00pm

Our Story
Michelle Pistone - Villanova Law School

Panel of Refugees and Migrants

Reading Assignments

  • Home by Warsan Shine

 

Thursday, May 12, 2016

9:00 - 10:15am

Catholic Social Thought and Laudato Si
Barbara Wall, Mission and Ministry

Reading Assignments:

  • a
  • b

10:30 - 11:45am

Pacem in Terris and Human Rights
Kathyrn Getek Soltis, Peace and Justice Education

Reading Assignments:

Recommended

1:00 - 3:00pm

Service Learning: Scholarship for the Common Good
Noreen Cameron, Service Learning - College of Arts and Sciences

Reading Assignments:

  • Populorum Progressio: On the Development of Peoples
    Paul VI, 1967
    In O'Brien & Shannon (pp. 240 - 262)
  • Sollicitudo Rei SocialisOn Social Concern 
    Pope John Paul II, 1987
    In O'Brien & Shannon (pp. 395 - 436)
  • Justice in the World
    World Synod of Catholic Bishops, 1971
    In O'Brien & Shannon (pp. 288 - 300)
  • Power Point Presentation: Click Here

    Also Recommended - Articles and Chapters

     
  • "The Task of a Christian University"
    Ignacio Ellacuria S.J. in Companions of Jesus. New York:  Orbis Press, October 1990.
  • "The Universities Christian Inspiration"
    John Sobrino. S.J. in  Companions of Jesus. New York:  Orbis Press, October 1990.
  • Jane Addams and the Origins of Service-Learning Practice in the United States.  
    Gary Daynes and Nicholas Longo, Michigan Journal of Service Learning, Fall 2004, pp5-13 
  • "Pedagogy and Engagement"  
    Edward Zlotkowksi in Introduction to Service Learning Tool Kit. Campus Compact Publication, Brown University, 2003.
  • Socialized Education.  
    Jane Addams. Twenty Years at Hull House.  New York:  MacMillan Company, 1912.
  • Jane Addams, "Problems of Poverty," (154-176) 
    Chapter 8 in Twenty Years at Hull-House with Autobiographical Notes (New York: MacMillan, 1910).

    Also Recommended - Books 
     
  • Eyler, Janet and Dwight E. Giles, JR. Where's the Learning in Service Learning?  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Inc. 1999.
    Click here for description.
  • AAHE series on Service Learning in the Disciples.  
    Click here for description

 

Annual Workshop

Catholic Social Teaching and Issues of Justice is a curriculum development workshop designed to encourage faculty to become familiar with the core principles of Catholic social teaching and to explore ways to enrich an existing course syllabus with exposure to Catholic social teaching.

Our May Workshop is offered to Villanova faculty only.

May Workshop Resources

2018 Program Schedule
Coming in the spring
Daily Reading Assignments
Coming in the spring

Submission Address

Send application materials to:

Office for Mission & Ministry
Faculty Curriculum Development Workshop
104 Corr Hall

Email: barbara.wall@villanova.edu