The Lumen Christi Institute for Catholic Thought at the University of Chicago is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2014 Summer Seminars in the Catholic Intellectual Tradition.
These seminars are open to graduate students in the appropriate areas of study. Room, board, and a travel stipend will be included for those whose applications are accepted. Each seminar will include five days of intensive discussion based on close reading of the assigned texts as well as daily presentations given by the professor and student participants. A deep knowledge of the material is not required to apply. The goal of each seminar is twofold: first, to enable participants to gain mastery over the material under discussion, both for teaching and research purposes; and second, to deepen participants’ understanding and awareness of the Catholic intellectual tradition. Please visit the links below to apply.
St. Thomas Aquinas on Free Choice
June 23-27, 2014 at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross
Professor Stephen L. Brock
The Thought of John Henry Newman
July 6-11, 2014 at the University of Oxford
Professor Ian Ker
Gods of the City and the City of God: Truth and Authority in Augustine’s City of God
July 28-August 1, 2014 at the University of California, Berkeley
Professor Russell Hittinger
August 2013: Professor Russell Hittinger (University of Tulsa) led a seminar on Catholic Social Thought: A Critical Investigation at the University of California, Berkeley.
July 2013: Professor Brad Gregory (Notre Dame) led a seminar on Christianity, The Unity of Knowledge, and the Secularized Academy at the University of Chicago.
June 2013: Professor Ian Ker (Oxford) led a seminar on The Thought of John Henry Newman at Oriel College, University of Oxford.
August 2012: Professor Russell Hittinger (University of Tulsa) led a seminar on “St. Thomas Aquinas on Law: An Intensive Seminar on the Treatise on Law, ST I-II, Q90-108″” at the University of California, Berkeley.
June 2011: Professor Mark Murphy (Georgetown University) led a seminar on “Aquinas and Contemporary Ethical Theory” in Chicago, IL.
August 2010: Professor Paul Griffiths (Duke University) led a seminar on Augustine’s seminal later works, De Trinitate and De Civitate Dei at the University of St. Mary of the Lake Conference Center in Mundelein, Illinois.
September 2009: Prof. Corey Barnes (Oberlin College) led a seminar on Aquinas’s Christology in his Summa theologiae at the University of St. Mary of the Lake Conference Center in Mundelein, Illinois.