April 19, 2016 ALL

Today: Segundo Montes S.J. Lecture: It Starts with a Seat in the Classroom

Segundo Montes S.J. Memorial Lecture
Tuesday, April 19, 7 p.m.
LSC Conference Room, Lombardo Student Center
Free and open to the public

Fr. Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J. will present information about the world’s current refugee population, the largest number of people as refugees since WWII. His talk, It Starts with a Seat in a Classroom; Mercy in Motion for the World’s Refugees addresses the current conditions challenging the 60 million + refugees globally.

Fr. Leo J. O’Donovan S.J. is the Director of Mission for Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS/USA) as well as the former President of Georgetown University. While at Georgetown he initiated several innovative new academic initiatives such as the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, and the Center for Social Justice. Fr. O’Donovan currently serves as Georgetown’s President Emeritus and continues to be an active force as a Jesuit priest and theologian.

Sponsored by the Department of Sociology & Criminology and the Peace, Justice, & Human Rights Program.

For more information, please contact the Department of Sociology & Criminology at 216.397.4381.