Upcoming Events

Thu Sep 22, 2016

Tue Sep 27, 2016

LIU INSTITUTE—John T. McGreevy: "From Nation to Empire in a Global Church—American Jesuits in the Philippines"


Location: McKenna Hall 210-214

In the first decades of the twentieth century, dozens of American Jesuits moved to Manila prepared to devote their lives to teaching and missionary work in the Philippines. Their saga—including conflicts and collaboration with Spanish Jesuits, colonial authorities, and Filipino nationalists—sharpens our understanding of global Catholicism in the twentieth century.…

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Wed Oct 19, 2016

Sat Nov 5, 2016

Seminar in American Religion


Location: Oak Room, South Dining Hall

Mark your calendar now! We will discuss History and Presence (Belknap/Harvard, 2016) by Robert A. Orsi of Northwestern University.

Commentators for this seminar are R. Scott Appleby of the University of Notre Dame and Mary Dunn of St. Louis University.

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Fri Dec 2, 2016

Cushwa Center Lecture, Screening, & Discussion


Location: Browning Theater, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Colm Toibin Preview

Author Colm Tóibín will speak about the story behind Brooklyn, his 2009 novel that was adapted into a film in 2015. The focus of his talk will be 20th-century Irish immigration to the United States, and the experience of exile and return to Ireland. After a screening of the film, Tóibín will answer questions from the audience.

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Sat Apr 1, 2017