All presentations, exhibits, displays, and tours are free and open to the public. No registration required.

The following artistic performance requires a paid admission:

A Choir is the Place Where the ‘I’ and the People Meet” (Fr. L. Giussani)

Performance Saturday, January 18, 2014, 9:00 pm. Open seating. Tickets are $20 and are available online and at the door.

Photos

Speakers

Monday
Nov012010

Lorenzo Albacete

Msgr. Lorenzo Albacete, author, theologian, and New York Times Magazine contributor, is a physicist by training. He holds the degree in Space Science and Applied Physics as well as a Master’s Degree in Sacred Theology from the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. He holds a doctorate in Sacred Theology from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas in Rome.

Click to read more ...

Sunday
Nov212010

Davide Rondoni

Davide Rondoni, one of the most interesting voices in new Italian poetry, was born in Forlì in 1964. He received his degree in Italian literature from the University of Bologna, where he is the director of the Centre for Contemporary Poetry as well as editor of the literature magazine Il ClanDestino (The ClanDestine).

Click to read more ...

Sunday
Nov212010

Kenneth Miller

Kenneth Miller is a Professor of Biology at Brown University. Heavily involved in research work on cell membrane structure and function, Miller has produced more than 60 scientific papers and reviews in leading journals, including CELL, Nature, and Scientific American. He is the author of Finding Darwin's God (A Scientist's Search for Common Ground between God and Evolution), and Only a Theory (Evolution and the Battle for America's Soul).

Click to read more ...

Sunday
Nov212010

William McGurn

William McGurn is a Vice President at News Corporation who writes speeches for CEO Rupert Murdoch. Previously he served as Chief Speechwriter for President George W. Bush. Mr. McGurn has served as chief editorial writer for The Wall Street Journal in New York. He spent more than a decade overseas -- in Brussels for The Wall Street Journal/Europe and in Hong Kong with both the Asian Wall Street Journal and the Far Eastern Economic Review. And in the mid-1990s, he was Washington Bureau Chief for National Review.

Click to read more ...

Sunday
Nov212010

"Blue Lou" Marini

Sunday
Nov212010

Carla Hendra

Carla Hendra was named founding Chairman, Global Strategy & Innovation at Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide in 2010 and was also appointed to the O&M Worldwide Executive Committee. From 2005-2010, Carla served as CEO of Ogilvy & Mather North America, becoming Chairman of Ogilvy New York from 2007-2010. During this period, O&M won significant new business including Stolichnaya Vodka, Medco, Nestle, Fage Yogurt, Kaplan, CDW, United Parcel Service and Citizens Bank.

Click to read more ...

Sunday
Nov212010

Clara Gaymard

Clara Gaymard is the Vice President of Government Strategy and Sales at GE International, and President and CEO of GE France.

Click to read more ...

Sunday
Nov212010

John Garvey

John H. Garvey is the 15th President of The Catholic University of America. He attended the University of Notre Dame where he received an A.B. in 1970. He was candidate for a Master of Theological Studies degree at Harvard Divinity School (1970-71), and then entered the Harvard Law School, where he earned a Juris Doctor in 1974.

Click to read more ...

Sunday
Nov212010

Jonathan Galassi

Jonathan Galassi was born in Seattle, Washington, in 1949. He attended Phillips Exeter Academy and Harvard College, and Cambridge University, where he earned an M.A. in 1973. Mr. Galassi became an editor in the trade division of Houghton Mifflin Company in 1973. He was a senior editor at Random House from 1981 to 1986, when he joined Farrar, Straus and Giroux as vice-president and executive editor. He was named president of the firm in 2002.

Click to read more ...

Tuesday
Nov012011

Frank Anderson

Frank Anderson, Former Chief, Near East Division, Directorate of Operations, CIA. Mr. Anderson is President of the Middle East Policy Council, a non-profit, non-partisan, educational organization that seeks to contribute to American understanding of the political, economic and cultural issues that affect U.S. interests in the region.

Click to read more ...

Tuesday
Nov012011

Christopher Bacich

Christopher Bacich is the National Coordinator of Communion and Liberation in the United States and a high school teacher here in New York.

Click to read more ...

Tuesday
Nov012011

Ross Douthat

New York Times Op-Ed Columnist and Author.  Ross Douthat graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University in 2002, where he was also elected to Phi Beta Kappa. In April 2009, he became the youngest Op-Ed Columnist in the history of the New York Times.

Click to read more ...

Tuesday
Nov012011

Wael Farouq

Wael Farouq was born in Cairo, Egypt. He was assistant professor for Islamic studies at the Copto-Catholic Faculty of Theology in Cairo, Egypt (2005-2008). He has been a visiting professor at the Faculty of Law, Macerata University (Italy) since 2005 and professor at the Arab Language Institute at the American University in Cairo since 2006. 

Click to read more ...

Tuesday
Nov012011

Mary Ann Glendon

Mary Ann Glendon is the Learned Hand Professor of Law at Harvard University, President of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, and former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See.  

She writes and teaches in the fields of human rights, comparative law, constitutional law and political theory.  Her most recent book, The Forum and the Tower:  How Politicians and Philosophers Have Imagined the World, was published in 2011 by Oxford University Press.

Click to read more ...

Tuesday
Nov012011

Fr. Sidney Griffith

Fr. Sidney Griffith is an Ordinary Professor in the Department of Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literatures at Catholic University of America, with a concentration in Syriac and Christian Arabic.

Click to read more ...

Wednesday
Nov022011

Matthew Kaminski

Editorial board member, The Wall Street Journal. Matthew Kaminski is a member of The Wall Street Journal's editorial board in New York, a post he took up in July 2008. For the previous three years, Mr. Kaminski was the editorial page editor of The Wall Street Journal Europe, based in Paris.

Click to read more ...

Wednesday
Nov022011

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin was born in Dublin on 8th April 1945. He attended schools in Dublin (Oblate School, Inchicore; De La Salle School, Ballyfermot; Marian College, Ballsbridge). He studied philosophy at the University College Dublin and theology at the Dublin Diocesan Seminary (Holy Cross College, Clonliffe). He was ordained a priest on May 25th, 1969. He later pursued higher studies in moral theology at the Pontifical University of St Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum) in Rome.

Click to read more ...

Wednesday
Nov022011

Jane Milosch

Jane Milosch is Director of the Provenance Research Initiative, Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture, at the Smithsonian Institution.

Click to read more ...

Wednesday
Nov022011

Massimo Robberto

Massimo Robberto is Full Scientist at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, the operation center for the Hubble Space Telescope and the future James Webb Space Telescope. After getting his PhD in Italy in 1989, he held a tenured research position at the Turin Observatory until 1995, when he moved to the Max Planck Institute in Heidelberg (Germany) to lead the MAX project, an advanced infrared camera for the UKIRT telescope on top of Mauna Kea, Hawaii.

Click to read more ...

Wednesday
Nov022011

Krzysztof  Zanussi

Film director. He studied physics at Warsaw University (1955-59) and philosophy at Jagiellonian University (1959-62). Taking an active part in the amateur film movement, he made 11 motion pictures, 9 of which gained various awards. Since 1980 he has been running the TOR Film Studio – initially as its artistic director, subsequently in charge of the entire unit.

Click to read more ...