Past President's Lecture Series Events

Recent President's Lectures

Tony Esolen 11/2017

Prof. Esolen is a renowned scholar, thought-provoking lecturer, and poet. He is a Fellow at Thomas More College and is in the process of establishing a new center dedicated to cultural restoration there.
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
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.
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"
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. Woo 2/2015

President and CEO, Catholic Relief Services February 25, 2015 "God, Neighbor, Self"
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. 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"

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.