Future Research Seminars

This page will continue to be updated as speakers are confirmed.

Candlemas Seminar 2019


8 – Dr. Peter O’Hagan (University of Toronto), ‘The Role of Scripture in Franciscan Commentaries on the Sentences of Peter Lombard’

15 – Dr. Bruce Benson (St Andrews), ‘Liturgy as Fundamental Structure’

22 – Prof. Richard McGregor, ‘James MacMillan’s Passion Settings’ (title t.b.c)


1 –   Dr. Dan Hitchens (Deputy Editor, Catholic Herald), ‘The Theology of Quotidian Hackwork: Reflections on Johnson Today’

8 –  Dr. Gregory Lippiatt (University of East Anglia), ‘The French as defensores Ecclesie in the Thirteenth-Century Mediterranean’

15 – Prof. Susannah Monta (University of Notre Dame), title t.b.c.

Spring break


5 –   Dr. Sabine Hyland (St Andrews), ‘Knotted and Twisted Time: Calendrical Khipus in the Andes’

12 – Dr. Louise Nelstrop (St. Benet’s Hall, Oxford), title t.b.c.

19 – Good Friday; no seminar

26 – Dr. Stephen Tardif (University of Toronto), ‘”Giving Beauty Back”: Gerard Manley Hopkins and the Phenomenology of Sacrifice’


Martinmas Seminar 2019


20 -Dr. Eric Tippin (Christ’s College, Cambridge), G.K. Chesterton, title t.b.c.

27 – Prof. Simon Gilson (Oxford), Prof. Lino Pertile (Harvard), Prof. Zygmunt G. Barański (Notre Dame), on Faith and Love in Dante (titles t.b.c.)


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11 –

18 –

Independent Reading Week (No Research Seminar)


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8 – Jean Lamb (artist), title t.b.c.

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22 – Dr. Nicole Blackwood (Savannah College of Art and Design), title t.b.c.