These informal meetings celebrate a recent publication by a Loyola University Chicago faculty author, exploring its link to Catholic intellectual and artistic thought.
Will be announced soon.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Hanging (onto) Words: Language, Religion, and Spirituality in Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale
Informal discussion with Dr. Michael P. Murphy, Director of Catholic Studies Program, LUC, of his essay which was published in the 2012 book Critical Insights: Margaret Atwood.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Invisibilia per visibilia: Roman Nuns, Art Patronage, and the Construction of Identity
Dr. Dunn is an Associate Professor in the Department of Fine and Performing Arts and an associate faculty member of the Women's Studies and Gender Studies Program at Loyola University Chicago. In her article, Invisibilia per visibilia: Roman Nuns, Art Patronage, and the Construction of Identity,Dunn examines how nuns engaged in art patronage in the churches they could not enter in order to construct identities that both subscribed to monasticism and challenged the constriction on enclosure. By invitation and faculty request.
Reprinted by permission of the Publishers from ‘Invisibilia per visibilia: Roman nuns, art patronage, and the construction of identity’, in Wives, Widows, Mistresses, and Nuns in Early Modern Italy edited by Katherine A. McIver (Farnham: Ashgate, 2011), pp. 181–205. Copyright © 2011 More information from the publisher.
Monday, February 27, 2012
The Universality of a Christian Philosophy
Informal discussion with Dr. Adriaan Peperzak, Department of Philosophy, LUC, on a chapter from his book Thinking about Thinking which searches for the answers to numerous questions such as to what extent philosophy is universal, and in what sense is or should philosophy be universal? Can a philosophy that is compatible with or integrated into Christian faith have a universal meaning? Does Christian faith hinder, stimulate, enrich or diminish the truth or value of philosophies produced by Christians? Crown Center 116, Lake Shore Campus, LUC. By invitation and faculty request.
Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 11:30
Interpreting the Theology of Creation: Binary Gender in Catholic Thought
Informal discussion with Dr. John McCarthy, Department of Theology, Loyola University Chicago, of his essay in the 2010 book God, Sex, Science, Gender: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Christian Ethics, which analyses how faith and science can clarify our understanding of human sexuality, sexual diversity, gender theories and Christian sexual ethics. Crown Center 116, Lake Shore Campus, Loyola University Chicago. By invitation and faculty request.
Monday, November 28, 2011
From Rational to Clinical Psychology: Three Jesuit Universities
An informal discussion with Fr. C. Kevin Gillespie, S. J., Associate Provost, Loyola University Chicago on chapter 4 of his 2001 book Psychology and American Catholicism: From Confession to Therapy? Crown Center
116, Lake Shore Campus, Loyola University Chicago. By invitation and faculty request.
Monday, September 19, 2011
More than Measurable Human Products: Catholic Educators’ Responses to the Educational Measurement Movement in the First Half of the 20th Century
Informal discussion with Dr. Ann Marie Ryan, School of Education, Loyola University Chicago, of her 2009 Catholic Education article. Crown Center 116, Lake Shore Campus, Loyola University Chicago. By invitation and faculty request.
Monday, February 7, 2011
Developing and Sustaining Leaders for Catholic Schools: A Summary of the Conference Proceedings of the Second Catholic Higher Education Collaborative Conference
Dr. Michael J. Boyle, Assistant Director at the Center for Catholic School Effectiveness and Assistant Professor in the School of Education at Loyola University Chicago, discusses his article published in a journal Catholic Education in September of 2010. By invitation and faculty request. Crown Center 116, LSC
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
The Black Hand: Terror by Letter in Chicago
Dr. Robert M. Lombardo, Associate Professor, Department of Criminal Justice, Loyola University Chicago, discusses chapter 6 form his 2010 Book The Black Hand: Terror by Letter in Chicago. By invitation and faculty request. Crown Center 116, LSC
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
George Bernanos and Francis Poulenc: Catholic Convergences in Dialogues of the Carmelites
by Fr. Mark Bosco, S.J., Departments of Theology and English. Faculty only. Crown Center 116, LSC
Thursday, October 14, 2010
The Linebacker and the Nun
Dr. Timothy Gilfoyle, Department of History
April 13th, 2010
Natural Law and Ecological Responsibility: Drawing on Thomistic Tradition
William C. French, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Theology, Loyola University Chicago, discusses his 2008 University of St. Thomas Law Journal article.
January 26, 2010
Judaism and Catholic Prayer: A New Horizon for Liturgy
Dr. Christine Athans, BVM, Professor Emerita, The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity, University of St. Thomas, (St. Paul, MN). Discussing her Winter 2008 New Theology article.
November 17, 2009
Gregory of Nyssa on the Reciprocity of the Virtues
Dr. Andrew Radde-Gallwitz, Assistant Professor, Department of Theology, Loyola University Chicago. Discussing his October 2007 Journal of Theological Studies article.
September 23, 2009
Dr. Theresa Gross-Diaz., Associate Professor, Department of History, Loyola University Chicago. Discussing a chapter from her book, The Psalms of Gilbert of Poitiers.
March 16, 2009
Don Wycliff, Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, School of Communication, presents his U.S. Catholic article “A Few Steps Closer to the Promised Land”.
February 3, 2009
Ann Harrington, B.V.M., Professor, Department of History, Director of Asian Studies, Loyola University Chicago presents her Catholic Historical Review article, The First Women Religious in Japan: Mother Saint Mathilde Raclot and the French Connection.
November 4, 2008
Uncanny Christianity: Rene Girard's Mimetic Theory
Dr. Andrew McKenna
Dept. of Modern Languages, Loyola University Chicago
September 9, 2008
The Elusive God: Reorienting Religious Epistemology
Dr. Paul Moser
Dept. of Philosophy, Loyola University Chicago
April 9th, 2008
Hearing Past the Pain: Why White Catholic Theologians Need Black Theology
Jon Nilson, Associate Professor of Theology at Loyola University Chicago
January 28, 2008
Catholic Identity and Antisemitism in a Eulogy for Isabel ‘The Catholic’
Dr. John McManamon, S. J.
Dept. of History, Loyola University Chicago
November 14, 2007
Dr. Frank Fennell
Dept. of English, Loyola University Chicago
September 18, 2007
The Necessity of Conscience and the Unspoken Ends of Medicine
Dr. John J. Hardt
Neiswanger Institute, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago
April 2, 2007
Text and Context: ‘The Passion of the Christ’ and Other Jesus Films
Dr. Peter Gilmour
Institute of Pastoral Studies, Loyola University Chicago
February 28, 2007
Spirituality and Religiousness: Differentiating the Diagnoses Through a Review of the Nursing Literature
Dr. Ann Solari-Twadell and Dr. Lisa Burrkhardt
School of Nursing, Loyola University Chicago
November 1, 2006
Godfather: The Intimate Francis Ford Coppola
Dr. Gene Phillips, S. J.
Dept. of English, Loyola University Chicago
September 28, 2006
Spaces Shaped for Spiritual Reflection: Convent Architecture in Early Modern Rome
Dr. Marilyn Dunn
Dept. of Fine Arts, Loyola University Chicago