Conferences

Links, Videos, Powerpoints:

Sustainable Wisdom: Integrating Indigenous Knowhow for Global Flourishing: LINK

September 11-15, 2016 // University of Notre Dame

 The conference brings together an interdisciplinary set of scholars and artists ready to integrate first-nation and mainstream contemporary understandings to move toward a flourishing planet.

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Pathways to Child Flourishing: LINK

September 27-30, 2014 // Conference Center, University of Notre Dame

An Interdisciplinary Symposium bringing together neurobiology, developmental and clinical psychology, anthropology, prevention and education.

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Philosophy and Psychology of Virtue Development:  LINK

May 19-22, 2014 // Conference Center, University of Notre Dame

Speakers at this interdisciplinary symposium discuss the nature of virtue and its development, from ancient notions to contemporary science, evolutionary and religious views, individual and community approaches in a variety of family, schooling and work settings. We will also discuss the possibility of starting an interdisciplinary society on the development of virtue.

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Human Evolution and Human Nature: LINK

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Human Nature, Early Experience and the Environment of Evolutionary Adaptedness: LINK
October 10-12, 2010 // McKenna Hall, University of Notre Dame

Scholars from multiple disciplines gather to examine what types of early-life care are essential for optimal development of human brain and body systems—and to promote greater understanding in scientific research and theory, public policy, and family practice.