Fairfield University's Center for Catholic Studies announces fall schedule

Fairfield University's Center for Catholic Studies has announced its fall schedule, which includes prominent authors and scholars discussing front burner issues of importance to all. The Catholic Studies events are free and open to the public.

For more information, please visit http://www.fairfield.edu/cs/ or contact the Center for Catholic Studies administrative coordinator at (203) 254-4000, ext. 3415. For directions to event locations, please visit fairfield.edu/about/about_directions.html.

The events include:

  • Image: Angela HarkinsLiving Theology Workshop: "Isaiah in Early Judaism and Christianity," to be conducted by Angela Harkins, Ph.D., associate professor of religious studies. Saturday, September 10, 9:30 a.m. to noon. DiMenna-Nyselius Library Multimedia Room.
  • "Render Unto Rome: The Secret Life of Money in the Catholic Church," a lecture by Jason Berry, investigative reporter and playwright. Thursday, September 15, 8 p.m., Dolan School of Business Dining Room.
  • Wisdom House Conference - "Exploring Catholic Culture: An Imaginative Word," Timothy Radcliffe, OP, Dominican Friar, former Master of the Order of Preachers, and best-selling author, September 23, 6 p.m. until September 24, 3:30 p.m. This event will take place at the Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center, 229 East Litchfield Road, Litchfield, Conn. It is co-sponsored by the Center for Catholic Studies. Registration required. For more information on this conference, including costs, and to register, please visit the Wisdom House website at http://www.wisdomhouse.org/program/calendar.html.
  • The 11th Annual Anne Drummey O'Callaghan Lecture on Women in the Church: "Can Catholic Women Revitalize the Church?" A lecture by Michele Dillon, Ph.D., professor of sociology, University of New Hampshire, Wednesday, October 5, 7:30 p.m. Quick Center for the Arts. For additional details, visit http://www.fairfield.edu/cs/cs_ocallaghan.html.
  • The 18th Annual Christopher F. Mooney, S.J. Lecture in Theology, Religion, & Society: "Imagining Ourselves in Heaven," a lecture by John Thiel, Ph.D., professor of religious studies, Fairfield University and President of the Catholic Theological Society of America. Tuesday, October 11, 8 p.m. Dolan School of Business Dining Room.
  • More Than a Monologue: "Sexual Diversity and the Catholic Church." Fall 2011 conference series with Fordham University, Union Theological Seminary, and Yale Divinity School. "The Care of Souls: Sexual Diversity, Celibacy, and Ministry," delivered by multiple speakers. Donald Cozzens, John Carroll University; Sr. Jeannine Gramick, co-founder, New Ways Ministries; Mark Jordan, Harvard University Divinity School. Saturday, October 29, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dolan School of Business Dining Room. Registration Required. For more information, visit the conference website at http://blog.fairfield.edu/morethanamonologue/?page_id=94.
  • Image: Nancy DallavalleThe 6th Annual Catholicism and the Arts Lecture - "Making Things Up: A Catholic Writer's Beginnings," a lecture by Ron Hansen, Gerard Manley Hopkins, S.J. Professor of English, Santa Clara University. Wednesday, November 9, 8 p.m. Dolan School of Business Dining Room.
  • Living Theology Workshop - "Marriage Today: Sacred Covenant, or Do-It-Yourself Project?" Nancy Dallavalle, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of religious studies. Saturday, November 12, 9:30 a.m. to noon. DiMenna-Nyselius Library Multimedia Room.

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Media Contact: Meg McCaffrey, (203) 254-4000, ext. 2726, mmccaffrey@fairfield.edu

Posted on August 18, 2011

Vol. 44, No. 20

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