Upcoming Events

The Classics Department announces the first annual Ides of March Translation Contest: Latin Translation Contest (winner receives $250) and Greek Translation Contest (winner receives $250). Open to all Franciscan University Students. Saturday, March 25, 2017. Contact: Sarah Wear at swear@franciscan.edu. Beware the Ides of March!

Previous Events

  • A Colloquium in Celebration of the 75th birthday of John M. Dillon
  • Dr. Anthony Esolen, Providence College, “Torquato Tasso’s Jerusalem Liberated: The Great Counter-Reformation Epic”, March 11, 2011
  • Dr. Anthony Esolen, Providence College, “The Mighty Child: The Image of the Child in Dante, Shakespeare’s Tempest and Fra Angelico’s The Last Judgement”, March 7, 2011
  • Dr. Richard U. Smith, Jr., Franciscan University, “The Battle of Marathon: Its Cultural and Political “Significance Today”, February 11, 2011
  • Dr. David Bradshaw, University of Kentucky, “The Concept of the Divine Energies in the Greek Fathers”, October, 2010
  • 2010: G. Reydams-Schils, University of Notre Dame, “Calcidius and the So-Called Christian Neoplatonism”
  • 2009: J. Finamore, University of Iowa, “Themestius and the De Anima”
    D. Mills, First Things, “Chesterton’s Letters”
  • 2008: I. Torrance, University of Notre Dame, “Greek Oaths and Prayer”
    G. Malsbary, Belmont Abbey College, “Mensa Latina”
  • 2007: R.R. Reno, First Things, “Catholicism and the Intellectual Life”
    R. Whitacre, Trinity School of Ministry, “Greek of the Patristic Fathers”
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