Objectivism, Atheism and Service: An impossible alliance?
iROC - Investigating Research on Campus
Please be with us Thursday, April 20th when Dean Goldberg,
MSMC's Division of Arts and Letters, will present
Objectivism, Atheism and Service: An
During this iROC presentation, Professor Goldberg will discuss
Ayn Rand’s objectivist philosophy as well as provide a short
history of Atheism and discuss the proposition that service to
others need not be in conflict with these two convictions. Research
on this topic stems from Professor Goldber's working with the
underserved in Newburgh, NY. Through this research, lectures and
firsthand experience, Professor Goldberg intends on writing a book
on the catholic educational experience through the eyes of a
secularist and atheist.
Dean Goldberg is Associate Professor of Communication Arts.
Professor Goldberg received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Hunter
College and a Master of Fine Arts from Goddard College. He began
his professional life working for well-known New York democratic
political consultant, David Sawyer. As a film editor, then
producer/ director, he was involved with more than 50 national
campaigns, including races for Senator Ted Kennedy, Senator John
Glenn, Senator Frank Lautenberg, Governor Jim Hunt, and Mayor Kevin
White. During the 90s he wrote and directed television episodes for
"Missing Reward," "Hard Copy," "A Current Affair," and many other
shows featuring dramatic recreations. Professor Goldberg writes
regularly for Student Filmmaker Magazine as well as being a
Objectivism, Atheism and Service: An impossible
alliance? will take place in Kaplan Library Room 218 of the
Dominican Center. This event has been approved FYE credit as
College Connection. Light refreshments will be served. We hope to
see you there!
For more information about this or any of the iROC
presentations, or to volunteer as or recommend an iROC
speaker, please contact the coordinators of the iROC program - Dr.
Evan Merkhofer, Assistant Professor of Biology, 845-569-3368, firstname.lastname@example.org
or Jen Park, Assistant Librarian for Access and Outreach Services,