Fall 2017 Seminar Series


The Institute is pleased to announce its 2017 fall seminar series on Language, Freedom, and Making, sponsored by the Center on the University and Intellectual Life. These seminars form part of the Institute’s efforts to assist the next generation of scholars in reflecting on truly human questions.

Dr. R.J. Snell will teach the two seminars of this series, Living in the Truth and Maritain and Art, on alternating Fridays, lunch provided.

José Pérez-Benzo will also teach two seminars of the this series, Poetry: The Wonder Wounded Word and A Reason Open to God, on alternating Wednesdays, dinner provided.

The Institute is also pleased to announce that the Simon Center on Religion and the Constitution in conjunction with the James Madison Program will co-sponsor a year-long noncredit reading group on The Federalist, meeting on Thursday afternoons beginning September 21, from 1:30pm to 3:00pm in the East Room of Bobst Hall. The Seminar will be led by Professor Matthew J. Franck and Professor John D. Wilsey.