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Below is a listing of all Catholic Studies lectures by semester since spring 2005. The majority of Catholic Studies lectures are recorded and are available on DVD for private viewing. To borrow a DVD, please contact Michelle Ross.

Also, many of the lectures can be viewed from your home computer, laptop, or mobile phone for free using iTunes. Download our step-by-step instructions on how to access and watch lectures on your computer. New and old lectures are regularly being added to iTunes U, so check back often for updates.

Spring 2019

The 2019 Bellarmine Lecture
“Saving the Earth: Ethics, Health Care and the Common Good”
Andrea Vicini, S.J., Boston College
Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room

The 2019 Catholicism and the Arts Lecture
(Rescheduled from Oct. 17, 2018)
“Art, Sacrament and Poetry”
Anthony Domestico, Purchase College, SUNY
Monday, March 4, 2019, 4:30 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room

Jewish/Christian Engagement Lecture
“Female Faith Leaders in Collaboration: Rabbis, Nuns, and Ministers for (nearly) 50 Years”
Rabbi Carole Balin, Auburn Seminary
Respondent: Dr. Elena Procario-Foley, Iona College
Thursday, April 4, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room

The 13th Annual Commonweal Lecture
“The Last Catholic Boyhood”
Dominic Preziosi, Editor of Commonweal
Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room

Fall 2018

The 18th Annual Anne Drummey O’Callaghan Lecture on Women in the Church
Intimate Wilderness: Navigating the Sacred Space between Self and Other
Michele Saracino, Manhattan College
Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room

The 2019 Catholicism and the Arts Lecture
Art, Sacrament and Poetry
Anthony Domestico, Purchase College, SUNY
Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room

The 25th Annual Christopher F. Mooney, S.J. Lecture in Theology, Religion & Society
Catholic Theology: What’s Gender Got to Do with It?
Julie Rubio, Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara
Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room

Spring 2018

The 2018 Bellarmine Lecture
“Flannery O’Connor: Acts of Redemption”
Rev. Mark Bosco, S.J.
Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 7 p.m.
Barone Campus Center Dogwood Room

The 2018 Catholicism and the Arts Lecture
“Sociable Solitude in the Internet Age”
Amy Hungerford, Yale University
Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room

12th Annual Commonweal Lecture
“The Commonweal Tradition”
Paul Baumann, editor of Commonweal
Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room

Fall 2017

The 17th Annual Anne Drummey O’Callaghan Lecture
on Women in the Church

Violence Against Women: A Crucified People
Dr. Nancy Pineda-Madrid, Boston College, School of Theology and Ministry
Wednesday, October 4, 7:30 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room

Jewish-Christian Engagement Lecture
Was Luther’s Jesus a Jew?
Dr. Kirsi Stjerna, Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary
Wednesday, October 25, 7:30 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room

The 24th Annual Christopher F. Mooney, S.J. Lecture
in Theology, Religion & Society

Writing the History of the Impossible: Catholic Miracles in the Age of the Reformations
Carlos Eire, Yale University
Wednesday, November 1, 7:30 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room

Paradise Lost, Frankenstein, and the Discovery of Fake News
Dayton Haskin, Boston College
Wednesday, November 15, 7:30 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room

Spring 2017

The 2017 Bellarmine Lecture
"Fairfield University 1942-2017: Seventy-Five Years and Counting!"
Rev. Tom Regan, S.J., Loyola University, Chicago
Thursday, September 22, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room

Jewish-Christian Engagement Event
Annelies: A Choral Setting of the Diary of Anne Frank
Performed by Soprano, Arianna Zukerman the Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut
Sunday, March 26, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
Quick Center Kelly Theatre

11th Annual Commonweal Lecture
Confessions of a Catholic Interloper: From Sister Thomasina to Martin Scorsese
Rand Cooper, Fiction writer, critic and essayist
Wednesday, April 19, 7:30 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room

Fall 2016

The 10th Annual Commonweal Lecture
The Politics of the Christian Creed
Dr. Luke Timothy Johnson, Candler School of Theology at Emory University
Thursday, September 22, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room

The 16th Annual Anne Drummey O'Callaghan Lecture on Women in the Church
The Courage to Love: Christian Witness in a Weighted World
Dr. Jeannine Fletcher
Fordham University
Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room

The 23rd Annual Christopher F. Mooney, S.J. Lecture in Theology, Religion & Society
The Place of Religion in the Presidential Election
Dr. Mark Silk
Trinity College
Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room

The 2016 Catholicism & the Arts Lecture
Catherine of Siena: A Woman of Our Times
Nancy Murray, OP
Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room

Spring 2016

The 2016 Bellarmine Lecture
Rev. Dorian Llywelyn, S.J.
“O Victorious General, Invincible in War”: The Virgin Mary, the Church, and the State.”
Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room

The 10th Annual Lecture in Jewish-Christian Engagement
Rabbi Michael J. Cook, Ph.D.
“Gospel Dynamics: When the Jewish Jesus Isn’t Enough”
Wednesday, March 16, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room

The 10th Annual Commonwealth Lecture
Dr. Luke Timothy Johnson, R.W., Emory Candler School of Theology
Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room

“When the Nurse Becomes a Patient”
Cortney Davis
Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room

Fall 2015

Lectures - Fall 2015

Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
The 15th Annual Anne Drummey O’Callaghan Lecture on Women in the Church
Spiritual Friendship: The Example of Elisabeth Leseur and Soeur Marie Goby
Dr. Janet Ruffing, R.S.M., Yale Divinity School

Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
The 2015 Catholicism and the Arts Lecture
Mozart: Catholic Enlightenment in a Musical Key
Rev. Dr. Steffen Lösel, Emory Candler School of Theology

Wednesday, November 04, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Elective Affinities and Conversion: The Virgin Mary and Mazu cults in Late Imperial China
Dr. Ronnie Po-Chia Hsia, The Pennsylvania State University

Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
The 22st Annual Christopher F. Mooney, S.J. Lecture in Theology, Religion & Society
Who Is My Neighbor? Race, Culture, and Human Life
Dr. M. Shawn Copeland, Boston College

Wednesday, December 2, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
FutureChurch Trivison Award and Lecture
Dr. Paul Lakeland, Fairfield University

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