Past President's Lecture Series Events

Recent President's Lectures

Dr. Boyagoda 11/2015

Randy Boyagoda, Ph.D. Professor of American Studies, Ryerson University President of PEN Canada Wednesday, November 4, 2015 D'Amour Lecture in the Catholic Intellectual Tradition "Putting First Things First: Richard John Neuhaus' Vocation to Public Life"
Dr. Diaz 11/2014

D'Amour Lecture in the Catholic Intellectual Tradition. Miguel Humberto Diaz, Ph.D John Courtney Murray Chair in Public Service Loyola University Chicago Former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy
Dr. DiMarzio 4/2015

Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio, Ph.D., D.D. Bishop of Brooklyn, New York Monday, April 13, 2015 "The Church and Immigration Reform"
Dr. Allen Jr. 10/2014

John L. Allen, Jr. D.S. Litt. Associate Editor, The Boston Globe Senior Vatican Analyst for CNN "The Moral Voice of Pope Francis" Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Dr. Woo 2/2015

President and CEO, Catholic Relief Services February 25, 2015 "God, Neighbor, Self"
Dr. Kreeft 10/2013

Peter Kreeft, Ph.D. Professor of Theology, Boston College G.K. Chesterton as Philosopher D'Amour Lecture in the Catholic Intellectual Tradition Monday, October 28, 2013
Dr. O’Donnell 3/2015

James J. O'Donnell, Ph.D. University Professor, Georgetown University March 26, 2015 Annual Augustine Lecture "St. Augustine the Pagan"
John Rist 4/13

John Rist delivers the Annual Augustine Lecture as part of the 2012-2013 President's Lecture Series. Rist's lecture, titled "Can Augustine's City of God Help us Deconstruct Multiculturalism?,"discusses St. Augustine's writings.

The President’s Lecture Series at Assumption College is a public forum in which important ethical, spiritual and human issues are illuminated and examined within the Catholic intellectual tradition.  All lectures in the series are open to the Assumption College community and the general public at no charge.  Below you will find a video collection of many of our previous President's Lecture Series Speakers.