Video Archive Lee Lectures in English
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Herakles and Achilles: The Theological Drama of the Iliad Herakles and Achilles: The Theological Drama of the Iliad [ 2014 ] [ Hits:142 ]
Description: Herakles, favorite son of Zeus, accomplishes feats that make him the great type of the hero in antiquity and elevate him into a god at his death. But in the Iliad, Homer makes Herakles the foil for the still greater glory of Achilles, son of the god

The Pleasures of Reading: A Theological Perspective The Pleasures of Reading: A Theological Perspective [ 2012 ] [ Hits:590 ]
Description: Dr. Alan Jacobs, who has written two books - A Theology of Reading and The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction, believes that when it comes to reading, theology and pleasure have a good deal in common. The task of this talk is to explain ho

Looking Out: Using Education and Art to Live an Abundant Life Looking Out: Using Education and Art to Live an Abundant Life [ 2010 ] [ Hits:1222 ]
Description: Aaron Krohn was born in Houston, Texas and grew up in the theatre, raised and inspired by his actor parents. He was a theatre major at the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (HSPVA) and received his undergraduate degree in Philosophy from

What Hopkins Has to Teach Us What Hopkins Has to Teach Us [ 2009 ] [ Hits:1318 ]
Description: The lecture focuses on the Jesuit poet the Rev. Gerard Manley Hopkins’ life, works and teachings on the possibilities of the Catholic imagination. Mariani, who recently wrote a biography about Fr. Hopkins, will demonstrate why this priest and poet

2009 Lee Lecture: Author and Musician Ann McCutchan 2009 Lee Lecture: Author and Musician Ann McCutchan [ 2009 ] [ Hits:1522 ]
Description: In her 2009 Lee Lecture, author and musician Ann McCutchan discusses the intersection of science and the humanities in her current book project Water Music: Rhythms of a River. Water Music examines environmental changes in Louisiana’s Atchafalaya R

Lee Lecture, Lee Lecture, "A Faith for All Seasons" [ 2004 ] [ Hits:2125 ]
Description: Speaker(s): Gregory WolfeDate: April 15th, 2004Location: Cullen HallLength: 63 minsDescription: In his 2004 Lee Lecture Gregory Wolfe will argue that the tradition of "Christian humanism" offers the best response to our politicized culture and C

The Da Vinci Code The Da Vinci Code [ 2004 ] [ Hits:1624 ]
Description: Speaker(s): Fr. Michael BarrettDate: April 14th, 2004Location: Scanlan, JerabeckLength: 87 minsDescription: Among sensational suggestions made by The Da Vinci Code, now at its one-year mark atop the New York Times Bestseller List, is that the Ca

Unmasking of Oscar Wilde Unmasking of Oscar Wilde [ 2004 ] [ Hits:1694 ]
Description: Speaker(s): Joseph PearceDate: October 19, 2004Location: Cullen HallLength: 87 minsDescription: Most people are familiar with the brilliant Oscar Wilde who was born 150 years ago on Oct. 16, 1854. His novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, remains o

Dante and the Resurrection of the Body Dante and the Resurrection of the Body [ 2006 ] [ Hits:1801 ]
Description: Speaker(s): Dr. Anthony EsolenDate: February 1, 2006Location: Cullen HallLength: 63 minsDescription: This year’s Lee Lecture Series in English speaker is a distinguished scholar, critic, translator and poet, Professor Anthony Esolen, of Provid

Chesterton on Shakespeare Chesterton on Shakespeare [ 2006 ] [ Hits:2101 ]
Description: Speaker(s): Dale AhlquistDate: February 14, 2006Location: Cullen HallLength: 68 minsDescription: What was Shakespeare's greatest play? Was Shakespeare a Catholic? Was he a pessimist? Was he really somebody else? Dale Ahlquist, president of the A

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