The BYU Humanities Center welcomes Jennifer Frey as our Faith and Imagination lecturer on Friday, December 2nd, 2022.
Title: Iris Murdoch and Flannery O’Connor: The Necessity of Vision in Life and Literature
Jennifer is currently an Associate Professor of philosophy at the University of South Carolina, where she is also a Peter and Bonnie McCausland faculty fellow in the College of Arts and Sciences. She is also a faculty fellow at the Institute for Human Ecology at the Catholic University of America, and a Newbigin Interfaith Fellow with The Carver Project. Prior to coming to the University of South Carolina, she was a Collegiate Assistant Professor the Humanities at the University of Chicago, where she was also a member of the Society for the Liberal Arts. She earned her Ph.D. in philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh, where she studied under John McDowell and Michael Thompson, and her B.A. in Philosophy and Medieval Studies (with a Classics minor) at Indiana University-Bloomington.