Past Special Events

For information on past special events, please see below:

James MacMillan and the Musical Modes of Mary and the Cross, Sept. 13-15, 2012

A festival conference for composers, scholars and music directors concerning sacred music's role in the world today.

Leibniz's Theodicy: Legacy and Relevance, Oct. 25-27, 2012

A conference exploring the historical reception and contemporary relevance of Leibniz's Theodicy, at the site of what many took to be the greatest refutation of his view: the 1755 Lisbon earthquake. 

The Abrams Chair Conference: Jewish Religious Expression in Byzantine Palestine, Oct. 31, 2012

Mini-conference marking the appointment of Professor Tzvi Novick as Abrams College Chair of Jewish Thought and Culture.

The Theology of Cardinal Walter Kasper: A Celebration of his Life and Work, April 25-27, 2013

An international gathering of scholars, including Cardinal Kasper himself, will discuss Kasper's thought and contributions to the Church in celebration of his 80th birthday.

Wondrous Fear and Holy Awe: Meeting of the Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality, June 29-July 2, 2013

A retreat-like meeting focusing on wondrous fear and holy awe in the Christian experience, past and present.

Christian Wisdom Meets Modernity, Dec. 12-14, 2013

A conference presenting the great wrestling match between Christian thinkers and modernity, told through the voices of heroic Christian thinkers.

The Mission of Academics in the Context of Suffering: The First Annual Notre Dame Graduate Theology Conference, Feb. 14-15

Stories of Genocide and Hope in Guatemala: Film Screening and Discussion with Dominga Sic Ruiz, Feb. 14