11th Annual Canadian Hermeneutic Institute


 The Difficulty of Understanding
June 5 - 7, 2019, Hotel Alma, University of Calgary

 Dr. James Risser
Professor in Philosophy, Seattle University

 Wednesday, June 5, 2019
When Words Fail: On the Power of Language in Human Experience

 Thursday, June 6, 2019
Speaking from Silence: On the Intimate Relation between Silence and the Speaking Word

 Friday, June 7, 2019
Hearing the Other: Communication as Shared Life

Dr. Risser is Acting Director, University Honors Program and Professor in Philosophy at Seattle University. He has held philosophy Chairs and is a prolific writer of books and articles in the areas of continental and philosophical hermeneutics. With his vast experience in teaching and presenting internationally, the 2019 CHI promises to be an engaging and energizing event. We look forward to seeing you there.