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Philosophy professor to present at Whitworth as part of annual conference

October 2, 2013

Whitworth University will host Katherin Rogers as a featured guest in the Faith, Film and Philosophy Lecture Series. Rogers will present on “Bedazzled, The Devil and Freedom” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, in the Robinson Teaching Theatre in Weyerhaeuser Hall.

Rogers, a professor of philosophy at the University of Delaware, currently specializes in medieval philosophy and philosophy of religion.

The Faith, Film and Philosophy Lecture series is an annual conference co-hosted by the Faith and Reason Institute at Gonzaga University and the Weyerhaeuser Center for Christian Faith & Learning at Whitworth University.

Additional conference events open to the public are as follows:

• Wednesday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m.
Film Showing of Pan’s Labyrinth, followed by discussion led by Gonzaga philosophy professors
Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for students at The Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave.

• Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 7 p.m.
Richard McClelland will lecture on “A Biological Basis for Imagination”
Wolff Auditorium, Room 114, Jepson School of Business, Gonzaga University

• Friday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m.
Michael Foley lectures on “The Metaphysics of Elfand”
Wolff Auditorium, Room 114, Jepson School of Business, Gonzaga University

Located in Spokane, Wash., Whitworth is a private liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian church. The university, which has an enrollment of 3,000 students, offers 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.


Michelle Pace, Weyerhaeuser center program assistant, Whitworth University, (509) 777-3275 or

Lucas Beechinor, media relations manager, Whitworth University, (509) 777-4703 or