Programs and Events
Chesterton Institute

2016 Programme Spring


  • February 23, 2016
  • Lecture: 80 years after his death – The Relevance of G. K. Chesterton: His thought & work
    @ Seton Hall University
    Speakers: Fr. Ian Boyd;
    Co-sponsored with the Department of Catholic Studies
  • March 4, 2016
    Lecture: An evening of G. K. Chesterton
    Richmond, Virginia
    --private event –

  • April 2, 2016
    @ St. Michael’s College, Toronto
    Speakers: Fr. Ian Boyd; Dermot Quinn; Conrad Black; David Novak
    Co-sponsored with the Archdioceses of Toronto

2015 Programme

 

  • March 25, 2015
    Lecture: The Lord’s Jester – re-discovering St. Francis of Assisi through the eyes of G. K. Chesterton
    @ Crossroads Cultural Center, New York
    Speakers: Fr. Ian Boyd; Dr. Dermot Quinn
    Co-sponsored by Crossroads Cultural Center
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    • May 8 – June 13, 2015
      Theater Production: G. K. Chesterton’s “The Surprise”
      @ the Theater of the Church of Notre Dame, New York
      In collaboration with The Storm Theater
    • May 9, 2015
      Conference: A bishop dressed like a clown: What apologetic means in the Third Millenium
      @ La Civilta Cattolica, Rome, Italy
      Speakers: Fr. Ian Boyd; Dr. Dermot Quinn; Don Fabio Bartoli; Paolo Pegoraro; Fr. Antonio Spadaro & Annalisa Teggi
      Co-sponsored with La Civilta Cattolica and BombaCarta
    • October 11, 2015
      Conference: The Parables of Father Brown
      @ International School, Rancagua, Chile
      Speakers: Fr. Ian Boyd, Dr. Dermot Quinn
      Co-sponsored with Universidad Finis Terrae and Red Cultural
    • October 13, 2015
      Conference: The Parables of Father Brown
      @ St. Margaret’s College, Vina del Mar, Chile
      Speakers: Fr. Ian Boyd, Dr. Dermot Quinn
      Co-sponsored with Universidad Finis Terrae and Red Cultural

    • October 14, 2015
      Conference: G. K. Chesterton: His thought is always relevant
      @ Universidad Finis Terrae, Santiago, Chile
      Speakers: Fr. Ian Boyd, Dr. Dermot Quinn; Magdalena Merbilhaa, Ana Maria Maza, Gonzalo Larios
      Co-sponsored with Universidad Finis Terrae and Red Cultural

     

    • November 16, 2015
      Conference: Michael Novak on Pope Saint John Paul II and Pope Francis on an Authentically Human Economy
      @ Seton Hall University
      Speaker: Michael Novak
      Co-sponsored with the Immaculate Conception Seminary

       

      2014 – 40th Anniversary Celebration Programs


      Summer 2014 Program

      • Exhibit: "Chesterton Exhibit
        @ Walsh Library, Seton Hall University
        In celebration of the fortieth anniversary of the Chesterton Institute

      Fall 2014 Programs

      • September 18, 2014
        Conference: "The G.K. Chesterton Institure: 'Tis Forty Years since and G.K. Chesterton's Importance in the World of Today
        @ the Newman Centre of McGill University, Montreal, Canada
        Speaker Fr. Ian Boyd, C.S.B.
        Co- sponosored by the G. K. Chesterton Institute for Faith &Culture, the Newman Centre at McGill University, Conversations Cultural Centre and Convivium.

      • October 13 & 16
        Conference: Series in Poland: "Chesterton, Distributism & Poland"
        October 13 - Warsaw: @ the University of Warsaw
        Co-sponsored by the G. K. Chesterton Institute for Faith &Culture and the Faculty of Law of the University of Warsaw.October 16 - Krakow @ the Historical Museum of Krakow
        Co-sponsored by the G. K. Chesterton Institute for Faith &Culture and the Piotr Skarga Association.

      Spring 2014 Programs

      • January 28, 2014
        Lecture: "Chesterton’s Economic Theory of Distributism"
        @ Seton Hall University
        Speaker: Fr. Ian Boyd, CSB
        Sponsored by the Department of Catholic Studies

      • March 19
        Lecture "Wholeness and Holiness in G.K. Chesterton"
        @ the UK: CHesterston Society conference "G.K. Chesterton: Sanity & Sanctity," Beaconsfield, UK
        Speaker: Dr Dermont Quinn
        Conference organized by the UK Chesterton Society
      • March 29, 2014
        Conference: G. K. Chesterton: Doctor of the Church
        Speaker: Dr. Dermot Quinn
        Beaconsfield, England

      • May 24, 2014
        Conference: "A Christian Idea of Society: Economy and Politics in Chesterton and his friends"
        @La Civita Cattolica, Rome, Italy
        Speakers: Fr. Ian Boyd - "The Restoration of Freedom"
        Dr. Dermont Quinn - "Chesterton and the Moral Economy"
        Co-sponsored by the G.K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture, La Civita Cattolica and BombaCarta

      • May 27, 2014
        Conference: "Chesterton's Social and Economic Vision"
        @ The University of Malta, Valletta, Malta
        Speakers: Fr. Ian Boyd - "The Restoration of Freedom"
        Dr. Dermont Quinn: - "Chesterton and the Moral Economy"
        Co-sponsored by the G.K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture, the University of Malta, The Farsons Foundation and the Strickland Foundation.

      Fall 2013 Programs

      • September 26, 2013
        Conference: The Daily Chesterton: Chesterton @ the Daily News
        New York City, NY

      • October 19, 2013
        Conference: Newman and Chesterton
        Paris, France

      • October 29, 2013
        Lecture: The Holiness of Chesterton
        Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ

      • November 9, 2013
        Conference: Chesterton: The Legendary Teacher
        Salem, Oregon

      Summer 2013 Programs

      • August 18 - 24, 2013
        Chesterton Exhibit at the 2013 Rimini Meeting
        Rimini, Italy

      • August 19 - 20, 2013
        Stage Production of "Manalive"
        at the 2013 Rimini Meeting
        Rimini, Italy

      Spring 2013 Programs

      • January 18-21, 2013
        Exhibit: Chesterton and Freedom
        @ Crossroads’ New York Encounter
        New York, NY

      • January 19, 2013
        Conference: Chesterton and Freedom
        @ Crossroads’ New York Encounter
        Speakers: Fr. Ian Boyd, C.S.B.

      • January 25 & 26, 2013
        Dramatic Readings: Saints& Sleuths VII
        Paul Horgan's "To the Castle" (Jan.25)
        G. K. Chesterton's "Club of Queer Trades" (Jan. 26)
        @ Seton Hall University,
        South Orange, NJ

      • February 1 & 2, 2013
        Dramatic Readings: Saints& Sleuths VII
        Hugh Whitemore's "The Best of Friends"
        Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman's "Loss and Gain"
        @ Seton Hall University
        South Orange, NJ

      • March 11, 2013
        Conference: Orthodoxy: Its relevance, 100 years later
        @ Universidad de La Sabana
        Bogotá, Colombia

      • March 14, 2013
        Dramatic Reading and Round Table: Magic
        Universidad Gabriela Mistral
        Santiago, Chile

      • May 24 & 25, 2013
        Symposium: 2012 C. S. Lewis Symposium
        Aachen, Germany

      • May 31, 2013
        Conference: Chesterton's Manalive
        Rimini, Italy

      • June 1, 2013
        Chesterton Day
        Rome, Italy

      Fall 2012 Programs

      View the complete program of 2011 events »
      View the complete program of 2010 events »

      Archived Conferences/Events

      Questions about past, present and future events? Please contact the Assistant Director, Gloria Garafulich-Grabois at gloria.garafulich-grabois@shu.edu or (973) 275-2431.

    Contact Us

    G.K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture
    (973) 275-2431
    Fax (973) 275-2594
    chestertoninstitute@shu.edu
    Walsh Library Rm. 431

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