The Aquinas College Speaker Series offers the Nashville community the opportunity to learn from respected leaders from within the College and from all over the country. Each semester, our lectures cover a variety of topics — ranging from successful parenting to Jewish-Christian relations, from financial planning to ancient Christian devotional practices — delivered by some of the nation’s most thoughtful experts in their fields.
Fall 2015 Center Upcoming Events
- Tuesday, February 16: Girl with a Gadget: Literacy in the Age of Distraction, presented by the School of Arts and Sciences
- Tuesday, February 23: Theater of the Word: “Sarah’s Secret”
- Tuesday, March 22: Dramatizing Chesterton: the Man Who Was Thursday
- Saturday, April 23: 2nd Annual Shakespeare Celebration
Fall 2015 Center Events Media
Igor Babailov: Painter of the Popes
November 17, 2015
Michael Novak: Darkness & Radiance in 20th Century Catholic Poetry
October 20, 2015
Dr. Tom Jodziewicz: Catholic and American?
October 8, 2015 Sponsored by the School of Arts & Sciences
The Tolkien & Lewis Celebration
September 19, 2015
The Center for Faith and Culture at Aquinas College in Nashville, Tennessee presented the inaugural Tolkien and Lewis Celebration on Saturday, September 19, 2015, a full day of talks and performances on J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis, two of the twentieth century’s greatest Christian writers. Presenters included EWTN hosts Dale Ahlquist and Kevin O’Brien, Aquinas’ Joseph Pearce, Inklings scholar Jonathan Thorndike, and Lewis scholar Devin Brown. The Center also honored the winners of the Aquinas Award for Fiction and the Tolkien and Lewis High School Essay Contest.
The Shakespeare & Christianity Celebration
April 25, 2015
Chuck Chalberg as G.K. Chesterton
February 24, 2015
Fall 2014 Center for Faith & Culture Lectures
Spring 2014 Speaker Series
March 6: Michael Miller on Rethinking Poverty
March 11: Dr. Ralph Wood on J.R.R. Tolkien: Writer for our Time of Terror
March 19: Dr. Paul Gondreau on The Folly of the Cross
Lecture Series Multimedia
All available videos and full audio can be found on the Multimedia page.