Quick Facts

  • The department sponsors The Charlene M. Tanner Speaker Series, devoted to promoting social justice, peace and the environment. Funded by Doris Cipolla in Tanner’s memory, it is hoped that its events will inspire others to help create a healing environment for the world. Other speakers hosted by the series include Vandana Shiva, Derrick Jensen and Winona LaDuke.
  • Mercyhurst University offers both major and minor programs in philosophy, both of which challenge students to develop critical thinking and rhetorical skills, and tackle multifaceted problems in logic, ethics, language, law and more.
  • Affiliated with the Evelyn Lincoln Institute for Ethics & Society.


Theatre: The Laramie Project

Dates: Apr 24 - Apr 27, 2014

Location: Taylor Little Theatre

MET HD Live: Così Fan Tutte

Dates: Apr 26

Location: Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center

An Afternoon of Dance

Dates: Apr 27

Location: Ridge Library Great Room, North East

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