A Time to Remember 9/11 Anniversary Events

SMU President R. Gerald Turner and the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics & Public Responsibility invite the community to participate in events reflecting on the 10th anniversary of 9/11 and what it means today.

What Happened? A Historic Account

3 – 4 p.m. Wednesday, September 7
McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall
Political Science Professor Seyom Brown, John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies

Plaza Memorial: A Meditative Space

Thursday, September 8 – Sunday, September 11
Meadows Museum Sculpture Garden

“Haunted Memories and Complex Loyalties”*

4 – 5 p.m. Thursday, September 8
Southern Methodist University
3034 Daniel Avenue, Dallas, TX 75275
A Maguire Public Scholar Lecture by Theology Professor William Abraham
The Faculty Club

Register online by clicking here.

University Park Fire Department Ceremony

8:30 am, Friday, September 9
3800 University Boulevard
Honoring firefighters who died on 9/11 with a Posting of the Colors, including bagpipes, ringing of the fire bell and remarks by the city chaplain.

Ending the Cycles of Violence: Reflections on Compassion, Forgiveness and Healing

Community leaders discuss the violence that began on 9/11/2001 and the need for national and global healing.

Sponsored by the Embrey Human Rights Program of Dedman College and the Dallas Peace Center.

SMU Half-Time Tribute from the SMU Mustang Band

6 p.m. Saturday, September 10
Ford Stadium

The Day the Whole World Watched

6 – 7:15 p.m. Sunday, September 11
McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall
Moderator: Rita Kirk Director, Maguire Center
Political Science Professor Matthew Wilson, “The Intersection of Religion and Politics”
Ethics Professor Robin Lovin, “Politics, Morality and Ethical Responsibility in a Terror-Afflicted Society”
Political Science Professor Seyom Brown, “How the World Has Changed”
Public Policy Professor (UTD) Lloyd J. Dumas, “What We (should have) Learned About Counter-Terrorism”

SMU Service of Remembering

7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Sunday, September 11
Dallas Hall
President R. Gerald Turner and Chaplain Stephen Rankin, Presiding Christina Rancke, Student Event Chair

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