The Catholic University of America

 

 CURRENT EVENTS

Spring 2014

 

SEMINARS

The following Early Christian Seminars will be held on Thursdays at 5:15 p.m. in room 131 of Marist Hall. 

 

February 6
Vince Bantu, Department of Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literatures
“Shifting Identities: Faith and Ethnicity in Late Fifth-Century Egypt.”
 
 
February 27
Karen Carducci, Department of Greek and Latin
“Money and Theology: Caesarius of Arles and Related Texts.”
 
 
April 10
Paul Brazinski, The School of Religious Studies
“Maximus the Confessor and Constans II: a punishment fit for an unruly abbot.
 
 
April 24
Louise Mundstock, Department of Greek and Latin
“Christ and Dionysus in the Works of Nonnus.”
 

Seminars are restricted to members of the University and invited guests; buffet lunch (Fridays) or supper (Thursdays) is provided without charge.

 

 

PREVIOUS EVENTS

Fall 2013

 
 
PUBLIC LECTURE 
 
Thursday, September 19
5:30 p.m., Aquinas Auditorium 102
Annual Mellon Lecture
Philip Rousseau, Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Professor; Director of the Center
"Redeeming Jerome: A Man for Our Times?”
 

 

 

 

SEMINARS
Friday, October 11
1200 noon – 2:00 p.m., 131 Marist Hall
Scott Johnson, Georgetown University and Dumbarton Oaks; Visiting Scholar of the Center
“Lists, Originality, and Christian Time: Eusebius’ Historiography of Succession.”
 
Thursday, October 17
5:15 p.m., 131 Marist Hall
Allison Ralph, Church History, School of Theology and Religious Studies
“The Use of Medical Metaphor in the Works of Cyprian of Carthage.”
 
Friday, November 15
12 noon – 2:00 p.m., 131 Marist Hall
Rebecca Rine, George Mason University; Visiting Scholar of the Center
Philo and His Interpreters: How Later Readers Remember His Writings on Hagar and Sarah.”
 
Thursday, November 21
5:15 p.m., 131 Marist Hall
Sr. Fiat, Department of Greek and Latin 
“Irenaeus’ Adversus Haereses 3.22.4: Mary as Untier of Knots.”
 
Thursday, December 5
5:15 p.m., 131 Marist Hall
Seonyoung Kim, Department of Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literatures
“The Supposed Letters of Leo III to ‘Umar Ibn Abd al-Aziz (Sinai Arabic New Finds ms 14) and
      Their Relations to Other Collections.”