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Carlson to deliver humanities lecture February 14

The UTC Humanities Program is sponsoring a lecture for faculty and students
by Dr. Robert K. Carlson entitled "What is the Real Crisis in Humanistic Education?"
on Wednesday, February 14, 4 p.m. in the Raccoon Mountain Room of the UTC University Center. Questions and answers will follow the presentation.

Dr. Robert K. Carlson taught philosophy and literature for 29 years at Casper College in Casper, Wyoming. In addition to his regular teaching duties, he founded, directed, and taught in Casper College’s Summer Humanities Program in Europe (Italy) for many years. He has lectured at the University of Notre Dame, the University of Kansas, Simpson College, Magdalen College, the University of Wyoming, and Notre Dame Seminary. Among his academic honors are memberships in Phi Theta Kappa and Phi Beta Kappa, nominations to Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, and invitations to speak at the International Humanists Congress in Montepulciano, Italy, and the First World Meeting of University Professors in Rome (in celebration of the Jubilee Year).

Carlson is one of the founders of Wyoming Catholic College and the Wyoming School of Catholic Thought, a perennial summer academic and spiritual retreat sponsored by the Diocese of Cheyenne. He has been on the faculty of the latter and served as Director of Faculty since its inception. His articles have appeared in many journals, including Homiletic and Pastoral Review, The Wanderer, Crisis, New Oxford Review, and The Shakespeherian Rag. His latest book is Truth on Trial: Liberal Education Be Hanged (Crisis Books, 1995).

February 12, 2007