Friday • September 8 • 1:00-2:30 pm

Teachers College Rm 107

Ball State University

Dr. Kevin Gary is a professor at Valparaiso University, where he teaches theology, education, and in the Christ College Honors Program. His book Why Boredom Matters: Education, Leisure, and the Quest for a Meaningful Life was published by Cambridge University Press in 2022.

Dr. Kevin Gary’s talk explores the pervasive problem of boredom and boredom avoidance as a hindrance to human flourishing. Turning to the Christian intellectual tradition Gary considers ways we can connect to richer moral and spiritual practices.

From the introduction to Dr. Gary’s book:

This special event is open to all.

Ask your professor about credit for attending

Registration is not required for this course but would be helpful for planning purposes

Books will be available at the event