Catholicism, Culture, and Modernity

  • Founded
    2011
  • Seminar Number
    745

This interdisciplinary seminar explores aspects of the relationship between Catholicism and the modern world, and examines alternatives to standard narratives of secularization by drawing on recent work in the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences. The seminar provides a forum for scholars to present and discuss the Catholic intellectual tradition in a modern academic setting.


Co-Chairs
Professor Pierre Force
pf3@columbia.edu

Professor Lorenzo Polvani
lmp@columbia.edu

Rapporteur
Matt Mazewski
matthew.mazewski@columbia.edu


Meeting dates and locations are subject to change. Please confirm details with the seminar rapporteur.

Welcome

Meetings

09/18/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM
Galileo Atheist?
Dom Paschal Scotti, Portsmouth Abbey and the Portsmouth Abbey School
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10/16/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM
Catholicism and Poetry
Mary Ann Miller, Caldwell University
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11/14/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM
Liberal Liberation
Mark Shiffman, Villanova University
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02/27/2019 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM
Building the Benedict Option: A Guide to Gathering Two or Three Together in His Name
Leah Libresco, Independent Writer
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03/28/2019 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM
Aquinas and the Market
Mary Hirschfeld, Villanova University
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05/01/2019 Faculty House, Columbia University
6:00 PM
St. Thèrése of Lisieux, Feminism, and Eternity
Albert Marie Surmanski, University of St. Thomas - Houston
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