2016-2017 Lectures & Readings

Event podcasts

High School Essay Contest

Thou Shalt Not Keep Away: 2017 High School Essay Contest Winner

Written by Colby Richards.

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High School Essay Contest Winner

What Survives: 2017 High School Essay Contest Winner

Written by Maria Gray.

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Hard Times Come Again No More concert

Hard Times Come Again No More: Social Justice Through Song

Featuring Nicole Leupp Hanig, Catherine Jacobs, and other Performing & Fine Arts faculty and students, 4/6/17.

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Mark Roche

What's So Funny About a Joke?

2017 Hesburgh Lecture presented by Mark Roche, PhD, 3/23/17.

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Elizabeth Johnson

Is God's Charity Broad Enough for Bears?

Presented by Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ, 3/7/17.

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Charles Brownstein

Why Aren't Comics Funny Anymore?

Panel discussion moderated by Charles Brownstein, 2/9/17.

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Hob Osterlund

Humor in Nursing: How to Find Time to Laugh When There's Zero Time for Lunch

Presented by Hob Osterlund, 2/7/17.

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The Simpsons

Why Theology Needs the Simpsons

Presented by Michael Wode and Brendan Ryan, CSC, 2/1/17.

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Stephen Shoemaker

Mary in Early Christian Faith & Devotion

Presented by Stephen Shoemaker, PhD, 1/31/17.

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Fr. Claude Pomerleau, CSC

Religion & Politics: The Forces of Globalization

Presented by Fr. Claude Pomerleau, CSC, 11/16/16.

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Prayers for Peace

Prayers for Peace

Highlights from the 2016 Prayers for Peace event.

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Kelly J Murphy

Bibles and Brains: Reading Scripture in the Zombie Apocalypse

Presented by Kelly J Murphy, PhD, 10/25/16.

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KA Colorado Lecture

Drawing from Laudato Si': The Moral Implications of Deep Cold and Polar Ice on the Climate Change Debate

Presented by KA Colorado, 10/4/16.

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Fr. Patrick Conroy

Law as a Holy Vocation

2016 Red Mass Lecture presented by Fr. Patrick Conroy, SJ, 9/28/16.

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Sr. Ilia Delio

Cosmology, Catholicity & Consciousness: Why Wholeness Matters

2016 Zahm Lecture presented by Sr. Ilia Delio, OSF, 9/22/16.

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