Friday Academic Lecture Series | Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • The Friday Academic Lecture Series

    The Friday Academic Lecture Series showcases the best that a Catholic liberal arts education has to offer. Talks are given by prominent contemporary thinkers including Franciscan University faculty, as well as faculty and scholars from outside Franciscan  The Series is a celebration of the Catholic intellectual tradition that will facilitate interdisciplinary discussions and dissemination of knowledge, and present cutting-edge research to our entire academic community here in Steubenville, as well as the rest of the world.

  • Fall 2018 Speaker Series

    • September 14

      Dr. John Finnis
      “The Dual Foundation of Humanae Vitae
      Biolchini Family Professor of Law

      University of Notre Dame
      Sponsored by Center for Bioethics
    • September 21

      Dr. John Bergsma, Dr. Scott Hahn, & Dr. Michael Waldstein
      Panel Discussion: “Does God Kill People? Understanding God’s Actions in the Old Testament”
      Sponsored by Veritas Society, Student Group
    • October 12

      Dr. Deborah Savage
      “From Sexual Revolution to the Theology of the Body: Rethinking Humanae Vitae in 2018”
      Professor of Philosophy & Theology
      St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity
    • October 19

      Dr. Ron E. Tappy
      “Current Issues in Biblical Archaeology”
      G. Albert Shoemaker Professor of Bible and Archaeology
      Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
      Sponsored by History & Anthropology Department
    • October 26

      Dr. Benjamin WIker & Prof. John Walker
      “An Afternoon with Chesterton & WIker”
      Sponsored by Fine Arts Department
    • November 9

      Mr. Dale Ahlquist
      “G. K. Chesterton: The Critic’s Critic”
      President, American Chesterton Society
      Sponsored by English Department
    • November 16

      Dr. Sam Hazo
      “The World within the Word: Maritain and the Poet”
      McAnulty Distinguished Professor of English Emeritus
      Duquesne University
      Sponsored by Franciscan University Press
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