2017-18 Lecture Series

In the 2017-18 public lecture series, the faculty of the Department of Philosophy and Theology at the University of Saint Francis, along with invited guest lecturers, will provide a forum for communicating and discussing their understanding of important topics within the Catholic and Franciscan intellectual tradition. This lecture series is intended as a service to the USF and regional communities. All lectures in this series are free and open to the public.

Flyer:  Available for download

For additional information contact Angie Springer at 260.399.8066 or aspringer@sf.edu.

September 13, 2017
Brookside Ballroom, 7pm
Fake News and the Fathers of Suspicion:  Learning from Freud, Marx, and Evagrius
Speaker: Dr. Adam DeVille
October 11, 2017
Brookside Ballroom, 7pm
The Message of Fatima: Then and Now
Speaker: Sr. Jacinta Krecek
November 12, 2017
Brookside Ballroom, 3pm
Miracles and Belief
Speaker: Dr. Earl Kumfer
December 4, 2017
Fort Wayne Historic Women’s Club, 4:30pm
Recovering Beauty and Iconography in Catholic Churches Today
Speaker: Sr. Jeana Visel, OSB
December 10, 2017
Brookside Ballroom, 3pm
Incarnate Wisdom Scripture
Speaker: Sr. Felicity Dorsett
February 20, 2018
Fort Wayne Historic Women’s Club, 7pm
Confirmation:  A Sacrament Out of Time and Place?
Speaker: Dr. Nicholas Denysenko
March 1, 2018
Fort Wayne Historic Women’s Club, 12:15pm
Truth, Consumerism, and Democracy
Speaker: Dr. Lewis Pearson
April 15, 2018
Fort Wayne Historic Women’s Club, 3pm
Karl Marx at 200:  Who Cares?
Speakers: Dr. Adam DeVille, Dr. Barry Jackisch, Dr. Doug Meador, Dr. Lance Richey
April 24, 2018
Fort Wayne Historic Women’s Club, 7pm
An Introduction to Social Ontology
Speaker: Dr. Vincent Wargo