2023-24 Philosophy Speaker Series

The annual Philosophy Speaker Series brings scholars from across the country to present new work being done in philosophy and to discuss topics of crucial interest to Christian thinkers. All lectures are free and open to the public.

Fall 2023 Speakers

Thursday, October 5, 2023
7:30 p.m., Blanchard Hall Room 339
POSTPONED Until Spring 2024

Dr. Christina Van Dyke
Term Professor of Philosophy, Barnard College, Columbia University; Professor Emerita of Philosophy, Calvin University

Al-Ghazali on Conformism and Religious Belief

Tuesday, November 7, 2022
7:30 pm, Blanchard Hall Room 339

Dr. Stephen Ogden
Tracey Family Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame


Spring 2024 Speakers


2023-24 Aesthetics Lecture

Tuesday, January 23, 2024
7:30 pm, Barrows Auditorium

Christian Wiman
Professor of the Practice of Religion and Literature, Yale Divinity School

February 2024 - Date TBA
7:30 pm, Blanchard Hall Room 339

Dr. Amber Bowen
Assistant Professor of Core Studies and Philosophy, Redeemer University


2023-24 McManis Lecture

Thursday, April 11, 2024
7:30 pm, Blanchard Hall Room 339

Dr. Martin Hägglund
Birgit Baldwin Professor of Comparative Literature and Humanities, Yale University