Academic Events

Paola Moretti Lecture

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Location: Medieval Institute Reading Room (715 Hesburgh Library)

“Milan through Augustine’s Eyes”

Paola Moretti is Associate Professor, Latin Language and Literature, University of Milan. Her main interests focus on late Latin language and literature: both poetry (Virgilian centos) and prose (Ambrose of Milan; Apuleius’ and Augustine’s style).…

Fr. Maximos Constas Lecture

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Location: Medieval Institute Reading Room (715 Hesburgh Library)

“Through a Glass Darkly: Paradox and Perception in Byzantine Iconography”

Fr. Maximos Constas is Senior Research Scholar at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, in Brookline, Mass. He holds a Ph.D. in Patristics and Historical Theology from the Catholic University of America, in Washington, D.C. He was a professor of theology at Harvard Divinity School, after which he became a monk at Simonopetra (Mt. Athos). He is the author of The Art of Seeing: Paradox and Perception in Orthodox Iconography