A lecture by Sr. Jane Dominic Laurel, O.P.
The Thomistic Institute at Auburn University presents a lecture by Sr. Jane Dominic Laurel, O.P. of the St. Cecilia Congregation of Dominican Sisters in Nashville titled “What Can an Adulteress Teach Us About Happiness? Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina and the Project of Literature.”
Biggin Hall, Room 5
Friday, Nov. 5
This lecture is free and open to the public.
About the speaker:
Sr. Jane Dominic Laurel is a member of the St. Cecilia Congregation of Dominican Sisters of Nashville, Tennessee. She received her Doctorate in Sacred Theology from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome, Italy. She has been active in her religious community’s teaching apostolate for over fifteen years and has assisted with the theological formation of the newest members of her religious congregation. In addition to contributing articles to a number of journals and magazines, including the Vatican newspaper (L’Osservatore Romano), The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly, The Linacre Quarterly, and the Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings, Sister has served as editor-in-chief of her Congregation’s book, Praying as a Family (also available in Spanish, Chinese, and Arabic versions). With EWTN, she directed a television series of the same title. She has also served as the creator and founding Director of the University of Dallas Studies in Catholic Faith & Culture Program.