College of Arts & Sciences

 Upcoming Programs

February 18, 2014
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location: Walsh Library, Beck Rooms A&B
Title: Council of Constance (1414) and the Establishment of Church’s Unity and Peace
Lecturer: D. Wallace Ph.D., Judith Rodin Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania, USA

February 25, 2014.
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Walsh Library, Beck Rooms A&B
Title: St. Jerome, Apostle of the Slavs? How a Translator of the Vulgate Became a Slav – A primary source investigation
Lecturer: J. Verkholantsev Ph.D., Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Pennsylvania, USA

March 18, 2014
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Nursing Amphitheater, NU113
Title: The Soul of Sports. Catholic Perspective on the Spirituality of Sports
Lecturer: Fr. P. Kelly SJ Seattle University, USA 

March 20, 2014
Time 5 p.m.
Location: University Center, Chancellor’s Suite
Title: Cybertheology- Theology of the 21-century?
Lecturer: Fr. A. Spadaro SJ, La Civilta Cattolica, Rome, Italy 8

April 10, 2014
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Beck Rooms, Walsh Library
Title: Baptist-Catholic International Inter-Christian Dialogue – Panel Discussion Celebrating Ecumenism
Panelists: Bishop A. J. Serratelli. Roman Catholic Diocese of Paterson in northern New Jersey, USA; Prof. T. George, dean and professor of divinity, history and doctrine at Beeson Divinity School on the campus of Samford University Birmingham, Alabama, USA

April 28, 2014
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Faculty Lounge, UC
Title: The reception of the most numerous ecumenical council of Antiquity: Chalcedon and its geo-ecclesiological consequences (451-553)
Lecturer: Philippe Blaudeau Professeur d'Histoire romaine Université d'Angers/Institut Universitaire de France/CERHIO

Past Programs

February 6, 2014
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location: Walsh Library, Beck Rooms A&B
Title: Digital Organizational Communication: Exploring the Implications of Social Media for the Church
Lecturer: L. R. Robinson Ph.D., Associate Professor Saint Xavier University, USA

January 28, 2014
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location: Walsh Library, Beck Rooms A&B
Title: Chesterton’s Economic Theory of Distributism
Lecturer: Fr. I. Boyd Ph.D., Professor Department of Catholic Studies, President Chesterton Institute, Seton Hall University, USA

December 4, 2013
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Jubilee Hall.
Title: We’re all Franciscans Now: Pope Francis and the Social Agenda of Catholicism in the 21st Century.
Lecturer: Mr. J. Allen Jr., Senior Correspondent for the National Catholic Reporter and the Senior Vatican Analyst for CNN

November 21, 2013
Title: Half a Century after Vatican II - Celebrating Ecumenism
Panel Discussion: Keynote Speaker: Fr. John Crossin, OSFS, Executive Director of the Secretariat for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Washington, D. C.
"Observations of Ecumenical Partners on relationships and dialogue of their church or communion with the Roman Catholic Church since the promulgation of the Decree on Ecumenism” 

Decree on Ecumenism and its Effects
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November 11, 2013
Panel Discussion
Panelists: Barbara Crostini D.Phil. (Oxon.), Ars edendi Institutionen för franska, italienska och klassiska språk, Stockholms Universitet, Sweden; Ellen Scully Ph.D., Immaculate Conception School of Theology Seton Hall University; Dana Iuliana Viezure Ph.D., Department of Religion, Seton Hall University.
Title: The Bond between Christian East and West: Cultures and Theologies in Dialogue

October 24, 2013
Lecturer: Fr. Augustine Thompson O.P., S.T.M., Professor of History, Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, California
Title: Francis of Assisi in the Sources: Weighing the Evidence.

October 1, 2013
Lecturer: Marina Rustow Ph.D., Charlotte Bloomberg Associate Professor in the Humanities, Department of History, Johns Hopkins University
Title: Where are the Missing Middle Eastern Archives?

September 18, 2013
Lecturer: Fr. Ian Boyd
Title: Holiness of G.K. Chesterton

April 29, 2013
Title:  End of Semester Appreciation Lunch with Catholic Studies Students and Faculty

April 25, 2013
Lecturer: Fr. Gabriel Costa, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Seton Hall University and Professor of Mathematics, United States Military Academy at West Point, New York
Title: And Just Who is this Francis of Assisi?

April 17, 2013
Lecturer: Osvaldo Barreneche Ph.D., Professor of Latin American History, Department of History, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina.
Title: Fraternity in Political Thought and in Social Sciences-Voices from Latin America. Other Scholarly Programs

April 11, 2013
Lecturer: Piero Capelli, Ph.D. Professor of Hebrew Language and Literature at Ca’ Foscari University, Venice, Italy; Visiting Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University; and Primo Levi Fellow Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, University of Pennsylvania
Title: Christian Jewish Relations in the Middle Ages according to Primary Sources: Nicolas Donin and the Paris Talmud Trial of 1240

March 14, 2013
Presentation: Department of Catholic Studies, University Libraries, and Msgr. William Noe Field Archives on Library rare primary resources at Seton Hall University Libraries.

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Department of Catholic Studies
(973) 275-5845
cast@shu.edu
Walsh Library Rm. 427

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