The Jesuit Institute promotes research and collaboration on issues that emerge at the intersection of faith and culture. The Institute supports programs that explore such religious and ethical questions and sponsors the presence on campus of scholars committed to these questions.

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The Jesuit Institute hosts several lectures during the year that address the issues of faith and culture, including the Gasson Lecture Series and the Canisius Lecture.

Visiting Fellows

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The Jesuit Institute invites to Boston College scholars from other institutions around the world whose research and writing bear upon the religious dimension of culture.

Interdisciplinary Seminars

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These interdisciplinary seminars meet regularly to address from a variety of disciplines the issues that emerge in the encounter between faith and culture.