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The Center for Social Concerns is an interdisciplinary institute responding to the complex demands of justice through a combination of justice education and research for the common good. We bring people together to think carefully about the world’s most pressing social concerns in order to develop creative and effective approaches to addressing them.

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Upcoming Events

September 2022

26
Virtues and Vocations: "Character, Higher Education, and Democracy"
Monday, September 26, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

October 2022

01
Registration Open: 2023 CST Conference
Saturday, October 1, 2022 - 12:00am to 11:45pm
10
Virtues and Vocations: "Beauty at Work"
Monday, October 10, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
28
Labor Café
Friday, October 28, 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

November 2022

07
Virtues and Vocations: "Kindness, Compassion, & Medicine"
Monday, November 7, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
09
Annual Bernie Clark, C.S.C., Lecture featuring Clint Smith
Wednesday, November 9, 2022 - 5:00pm
13
Catholic Social Tradition Minor - Information Brunch
Sunday, November 13, 2022 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
17
Arts of Dignity | An Evening with Ericka Huggins
Thursday, November 17, 2022 - 5:30pm
18
MVP Fridays | How do we find the truth?
Friday, November 18, 2022 - 4:00pm
30
Proposal Deadline: 2023 CST Conference
Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 12:00am to 11:45pm

December 2022

02
Labor Café
Friday, December 2, 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

February 2023

03

March 2023

03
Signs of the Times
Friday, March 3, 2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
23
2023 CST Conference: Justice Sown in Peace
Thursday, March 23, 2023 - 12:00am to Saturday, March 25, 2023 - 11:45pm