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Programs and Events

2017 Programme Spring

  • The Relevance of G.K. Chesterton: His thought and work - 80 years after his death @ Seton Hall University presented by the Chesterton Institute and the Department of Catholic Studies.
  • An Evening of G.K. Chesterton @ the Commonwealth Club, Richmond, VA presented by the Chesterton Institute and the House of Representatives of the State of Virginia
  • Chesterton's Canada: Landscape & Legend @ St. Michael's College, Toronto, CA presented by the Chesterton Institute, the Archdiocese of Toronto and St. Michael's College
  • Chesterton & Eugenics @Valletta, Malta presented by the Chesterton Institute and Life Network of Malta
  • The journalism of G.K. Chesterton @ CFU San Pablo University, Madrid, Spain presented by the Chesterton Institute and CEU San Pablo University
  • G.K. Chesterton's Distributism @ Fundación Catalunya America, Barcelona, Spain presented by the Chesterton Institute, Faculty of Philosophy of Ramon Llull University and Fundación Catalunya America

2016 Programme Spring

  • February 23, 2016
    Lecture: 80 years after his death – The Relevance of G. K. Chesterton: His thought & work
    @ Seton Hall University
    Speakers: Fr. Ian Boyd;
    Co-sponsored with the Department of Catholic Studies
  • March 4, 2016
    Lecture: An evening of G. K. Chesterton
    Richmond, Virginia
    --private event –
  • April 2, 2016
    @ St. Michael’s College, Toronto
    Speakers: Fr. Ian Boyd; Dermot Quinn; Conrad Black; David Novak
    Co-sponsored with the Archdioceses of Toronto

2015 Programme

  • March 25, 2015
    Lecture: The Lord’s Jester – re-discovering St. Francis of Assisi through the eyes of G. K. Chesterton @ Crossroads Cultural Center, New York
    Speakers: Fr. Ian Boyd; Dr. Dermot Quinn
    Co-sponsored by Crossroads Cultural Center
  • May 8 – June 13, 2015
    Theater Production: G. K. Chesterton’s “The Surprise”
    @ the Theater of the Church of Notre Dame, New York
    In collaboration with The Storm Theater
  • May 9, 2015
    Conference: A bishop dressed like a clown: What apologetic means in the Third Millenium
    @ La Civilta Cattolica, Rome, Italy
    Speakers: Fr. Ian Boyd; Dr. Dermot Quinn; Don Fabio Bartoli; Paolo Pegoraro; Fr. Antonio Spadaro & Annalisa Teggi
    Co-sponsored with La Civilta Cattolica and BombaCarta
  • October 11, 2015
    Conference: The Parables of Father Brown
    @ International School, Rancagua, Chile
    Speakers: Fr. Ian Boyd, Dr. Dermot Quinn
    Co-sponsored with Universidad Finis Terrae and Red Cultural
  • October 13, 2015
    Conference: The Parables of Father Brown
    @ St. Margaret’s College, Vina del Mar, Chile
    Speakers: Fr. Ian Boyd, Dr. Dermot Quinn
    Co-sponsored with Universidad Finis Terrae and Red Cultural
  • October 14, 2015
    Conference: G. K. Chesterton: His thought is always relevant
    @ Universidad Finis Terrae, Santiago, Chile
    Speakers: Fr. Ian Boyd, Dr. Dermot Quinn; Magdalena Merbilhaa, Ana Maria Maza, Gonzalo Larios
    Co-sponsored with Universidad Finis Terrae and Red Cultural
  • November 16, 2015
    Conference: Michael Novak on Pope Saint John Paul II and Pope Francis on an Authentically HumanEconomy
    @ Seton Hall University
    Speaker: Michael Novak
    Co-sponsored with the Immaculate Conception Seminary

2014 – 40th Anniversary Celebration Programs

Summer 2014 Program

  • Exhibit: "Chesterton Exhibit
    @ Walsh Library, Seton Hall University
    In celebration of the fortieth anniversary of the Chesterton Institute

Fall 2014 Programs

  • September 18, 2014
    Conference: "The G.K. Chesterton Institure: 'Tis Forty Years since and G.K. Chesterton's Importance in the World of Today
    @ the Newman Centre of McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Speaker Fr. Ian Boyd, C.S.B.
    Co- sponosored by the G. K. Chesterton Institute for Faith &Culture, the Newman Centre at McGill University, Conversations Cultural Centre and Convivium
  • October 13 & 16
    Conference: Series in Poland: "Chesterton, Distributism & Poland"
    October 13 - Warsaw: @ the University of Warsaw
    Co-sponsored by the G. K. Chesterton Institute for Faith &Culture and the Faculty of Law of the University of Warsaw.October 16 - Krakow @ the Historical Museum of Krakow
    Co-sponsored by the G. K. Chesterton Institute for Faith &Culture and the Piotr Skarga Association.

Spring 2014 Programs

  • January 28, 2014
    Lecture: "Chesterton’s Economic Theory of Distributism"
    @ Seton Hall University
    Speaker: Fr. Ian Boyd, CSB
    Sponsored by the Department of Catholic Studies
  • March 19
    Lecture "Wholeness and Holiness in G.K. Chesterton"
    @ the UK: CHesterston Society conference "G.K. Chesterton: Sanity & Sanctity," Beaconsfield, UK
    Speaker: Dr Dermont Quinn
    Conference organized by the UK Chesterton Society
  • March 29, 2014
    Conference: G. K. Chesterton: Doctor of the Church
    Speaker: Dr. Dermot Quinn
    Beaconsfield, England
  • May 24, 2014
    Conference: "A Christian Idea of Society: Economy and Politics in Chesterton and his friends"
    @La Civita Cattolica, Rome, Italy
    Speakers: Fr. Ian Boyd - "The Restoration of Freedom"
    Dr. Dermont Quinn - "Chesterton and the Moral Economy"
    Co-sponsored by the G.K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture, La Civita Cattolica and BombaCarta
  • May 27, 2014
    Conference: "Chesterton's Social and Economic Vision"
    @ The University of Malta, Valletta, Malta
    Speakers: Fr. Ian Boyd - "The Restoration of Freedom"
    Dr. Dermont Quinn: - "Chesterton and the Moral Economy"
    Co-sponsored by the G.K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture, the University of Malta, The Farsons Foundation and the Strickland Foundation.

Fall 2013 Programs

  • September 26, 2013
    Conference: The Daily Chesterton: Chesterton @ the Daily News
    New York City, NY
  • October 19, 2013
    Conference: Newman and Chesterton
    Paris, France
  • October 29, 2013
    Lecture: The Holiness of Chesterton
    Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
  • November 9, 2013
    Conference: Chesterton: The Legendary Teacher
    Salem, Oregon

Summer 2013 Programs

  • August 18 - 24, 2013
    Chesterton Exhibit at the 2013 Rimini Meeting
    Rimini, Italy
  • August 19 - 20, 2013
    Stage Production of "Manalive"
    at the 2013 Rimini Meeting
    Rimini, Italy

Spring 2013 Programs

  • January 18-21, 2013
    Exhibit: Chesterton and Freedom
    @ Crossroads’ New York Encounter
    New York, NY
  • January 19, 2013
    Conference: Chesterton and Freedom
    @ Crossroads’ New York Encounter
    Speakers: Fr. Ian Boyd, C.S.B.
  • January 25 & 26, 2013
    Dramatic Readings: Saints& Sleuths VII
    Paul Horgan's "To the Castle" (Jan.25)
    G. K. Chesterton's "Club of Queer Trades" (Jan. 26)
    @ Seton Hall University,
    South Orange, NJ
  • February 1 & 2, 2013
    Dramatic Readings: Saints& Sleuths VII
    Hugh Whitemore's "The Best of Friends"
    Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman's "Loss and Gain"
    @ Seton Hall University
    South Orange, NJ
  • March 11, 2013
    Conference: Orthodoxy: Its relevance, 100 years later
    @ Universidad de La Sabana
    Bogotá, Colombia
  • March 14, 2013
    Dramatic Reading and Round Table: Magic
    Universidad Gabriela Mistral
    Santiago, Chile
  • May 24 & 25, 2013
    Symposium: 2012 C. S. Lewis Symposium
    Aachen, Germany
  • May 31, 2013
    Conference: Chesterton's Manalive
    Rimini, Italy
  • June 1, 2013
    Chesterton Day
    Rome, Italy

Fall 2012 Programs

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Archived Conferences/Events

Questions about past, present and future events? Please contact the Assistant Director, Gloria Garafulich-Grabois at gloria.garafulich-grabois@shu.edu or (973) 275-2431.

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