"Seeing into the Middle of Things: On Being a Catholic Writer" will be presented by Ron Hansen, author of author of eight novels (including A Wild Surge of Guilty Passion, Exiles, and The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford) and three short story collections.
Fri Sep 26, 2014
Sat Sep 27, 2014
Paula M. Kane, associate professor and John and Lucine O'Brien Marous Chair of Contemporary Catholic Studies at University of Pittsburgh, will discuss her book, Sister Thorn and Catholic Mysticism in Modern America (University of North Carolina Press, 2013).
Commentators for this seminar are Ron Hansen, Gerard Manley Hopkins SJ Professor of English at Santa Clara University, and Mary Ellen Konieczny, assistant professor of sociology at University of Notre Dame.
Fri Oct 3, 2014
Musician Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin is chair of music and founder and director of the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick. His presentation will feature traditional Irish music collected and published by Francis O'Neill, Chicago's superintendent of police from 1901 to 1905.
Fri Oct 10, 2014
Thu Mar 26, 2015
Sat Apr 11, 2015
Grant Wacker, the Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Christian History at Duke University Divinity School, will discuss his new book, America's Pastor: Billy Graham and the Shaping of a Nation (Belknap Press, 2014).
Thu May 7, 2015
This symposium at the London Global Gateway aims to unite three burgeoning areas of scholarship in religious history: the examination of the “lived history” of the Second Vatican Council; an analysis of the Roman Catholic Church as an transnational actor in global history; and efforts to develop a comprehensive understanding of Catholic women’s religious institutes through the lens of the history of gender and voluntarism during one of the most transformative moments in their collective history.