More Rights: The Right Answer?

A discussion with Jennifer Nedelsky, Professor of Law, University of Toronto, and John Witte, Professor of Law, Emory University, moderated by Marta Cartabia, Justice of the Constitutional Court of Italy, on the relationship between the search of identity and the proliferation of new individual rights brought about by social changes and new technologies.

Hollywood and the Quest for the (Lost?) Self

A presentation with Armando Fumagalli, Director of the Master in TV and Cinema Screenwriting and Production, Milan Catholic University, and Randall Wallace, movie director and screenwriter, on how the movie industry addresses the issue of identity.

The Emergence of the Human Face

A conversation with Martin Nowak, Professor of Biology and Mathematics, Harvard University, and Ian Tattersal, paleoanthropologist and curator emeritus with the American Museum of Natural History in New York, moderated by Maria Teresa Landi, Senior Investigator at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), on to what degree evolution explains who we are.

Identity and the Challenge of Disability

A dialogue with H.E. Card. Sean O'Malley, Archbishop of Boston, Timothy Shriver, Chairman of the Special Olympics, and Jean Vanier, founder of L'Arche; moderated by Barbara Gagliotti, teacher, on their discovery of human identity in their life-long experience with people with disabilities.

Holy Mass

Celebrated by Sean Cardinal O'Malley, Archbishop of Boston, with the Choir of  Communion and Liberation.

Searching for the Human Face... Online

A conversation with Donna Freitas, author and lecturer, and Christian Smith, Wm. R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Sociology, University of Notre Dame, on how social networks and virtual communities affect human identity.