The Catholic University of America



Fall 2014


Thursday, September 11
5:30 p.m., McGivney Hall Auditorium 106
Annual Mellon Lecture
Philip Rousseau, Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Professor; Director of the Center
"The Politics of Humility Revisited.”
Thursday, October 30
5:15 p.m., Marist Hall 131
Alberto Quiroga, University of Granada.
"Current Trends in the Understanding of Late Roman Rhetoric.”
Raffaella Cribiore, New York University, will attend.

* Lectures are free and open to the public, and followed by a reception.



These events meet in Marist Hall 131 on the following Thursday evenings at 5:15pm:


October 16
Sean Moberg, Early Christian Studies
Philosophy in the Desert: Spiritual Exercises in the Apophthegmata Patrum.”
November 6
Ky HeinzeEarly Christian Studies
"Reinterpretation and Demonization of Sacrifice in the Imperial Era."
November 20
Joshua Gonnerman, School of Theology and Religious Studies
“Platonism and Grace in Augustine.”
October 31
Alberto Quiroga, University of Granada.
“Sirens, Charlatans and Belletrists. The Rhetoric of Incompetence.”
12:00 noon, 131 Marist Hall
Visiting Scholar Raffaella Cribiore will attend.

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




Spring 2014



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.”