February 7, 2006:     "Economics, Well-being, and the Soul of Environmentalism"
Reception and food to follow.
Dr. Michel Gelobter
, Executive Director, Redefining Progress, Inc.  
4:00 p.m.,   OLIN 105    

        Thursday, February 9, 2006
          All events take place in the Corbin J. Robertson Center unless otherwise noted.
9:30 a.m.
Opening Session


Welcome to Southwestern University
Jake B. Schrum, President


Welcome to Brown Symposium XXVIII
A. J. Senchack, Lucy King Brown Chairholder
10:00 a.m.
Science of Well-Being: The Benefits and Causes of Happiness
Ed Diener – University of Illinois
1:30 p.m.
Happiness and Economics
Rafael Di Tella – Harvard University
3:15 p.m.
The Neural Basis of Valuation: Imaging Brain Responses to Trust, Reward and Regret
Read Montague – Baylor College of Medicine
5:00 p.m.
Alumni Reception (Julie P. Howry Center)

        Friday, February 10, 2006
8:30 a.m.
Materialism and Its Alternatives
Tim Kasser – Knox College
10:15 a.m.
Panel Discussion

       Monday, March 5, 2006
  9:00 p.m.
Film Viewing - "The Disenchanted Forest"