The Barbara Sabol Memorial Lecture
The Barbara Sabol Memorial Lecture Series is designed to promote awareness of peace and social issues by bringing recognized personalities to speak to the local community. The lecture is named for a founding member of the Peace and Justice Center who died in 1997.
Past Sabol Lectures:
“The Trouble with My Name.” Dr. Javier Ávila. professor of English at Northampton Community College, and Pennsylvania’s 2015 Professor of the Year
King’s College Burke Auditorium. April 7, 2018.
“Re-establishing Law over War.” Dr. Mary Ellen O’Connell, Robert
King’s College. September 21, 2017.
“Another World Is Possible.” Shane Claiborne, founder and board member of The Simple Way, a faith community in inner-city Philadelphia.
Misericordia University, September 30, 2016.
“Old Poison in New Bottles: How Racism Thrives in Integrated Schools and Why This Is a Problem of Justice,” Dr. Derrick Darby, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Michigan and Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Chicago School of Law.
King’s College, April 5, 2016.
“Bread, Roses, and Rest: Securing Meaningful Retirement for All.” Teresa Ghilarducci, Ph.D., the Irene and Bernard L. Schwartz Chair of Economic Policy Analysis at The New School for Social Research
King’s College, September 3, 2014.
“Visiting the Prisoner: Theological-Ethical Reflections on a Forgotten Place,” Kathryn Getek Soltis, Director of the Center for Peace and Justice Education at Villanova University.
King’s College, September 26, 2013.
“Courage and Commitment: How Women Are Changing the World,” Pamela Varkony, a nationally recognized writer and commentator.
King’s College, October 19, 2009.
2007 Lecture (10th Annual Lecture):
David Kaczynski, executive director of New Yorkers against the Death Penalty delivered the Peace and Justice Center’s 10th annual Barbara Sabol Memorial Lecture,
Rev. Dr. Bob Edgar, General Secretary of the National Council of Churches.