Spring 2015

Throughout the year, the Center for Catholic Studies brings nationally-recognized scholars to campus to share their expertise on a wide range of topics of interest to Catholic Studies. All lectures on campus are free and open to the public. Join us!

To download free podcasts of previous lectures, visit our archives page.


2015 Bellarmine Lecture
"On All Sides of a Controversy: The Jesuits-Suppression and Revival" 
Rev. John W. Padberg, S.J., Institute of Jesuit Sources, University of St. Louis 
Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 8:00 p.m. 
Dolan School of Business Dining Room
The 9th Annual Jewish-Christian Engagement Lecture 
"From Enemy to Brother: The Revolution in Catholic Teaching on the Jews"
John Connelly, University of California Berkeley
Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 7:30 p.m. 
Dolan School of Business Dining Room 
Co-sponsored with the Carl & Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies

The 9th Annual Commonweal Lecture
"The Catholic Writer and the Madness of Art”
Alice McDermott, novelist
Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 8:00 p.m. 
Dolan School of Business Dining Room 

For more information, contact Michelle Ross, administrative coordinator, at (203) 254-4000 ext. 3415.

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