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Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies

The Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies seeks to deepen understanding and appreciation of the history, spirituality, educational heritage, and pedagogical approach of the Society of Jesus through courses, workshops, publications, and scholarly symposia.


 

Announcements

EVER TO EXCEL WELCOMES STUDENTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

In its third year, Ever to Excel included high school students from 26 U.S. states and 4 countries. The program introduces Jesuit spirituality provides participants with the opportunity to explore Boston College. View the highlights!

SUMMER IMMERSION COURSE: “A UNIQUE AND THRILLING EXPERIENCE”

This summer, 20 students in the Certificate in Jesuit Studies program critically examined the intellectual, historical, and spiritual foundations of the Society of Jesus during a 13-day immersion learning experience in Spain and Italy. Read their reflections.

Institue to host 2019 International Symposium

The Institute will host the 2019 International Symposium on Jesuit Studies entitled Engaging Sources: The Tradition and Future of Collecting History in the Society of Jesus from June 11–13. Learn more.

 

fall events

OCTOBER 2: FEORE FAMILY LECTURE ­–PAUL F. Grendler

On October 2, 2018, Paul F. Grendler, Professor Emeritus in the History Department at the University of Toronto, will deliver the fourth annual Feore Family Lecture on Jesuit Studies. Professor Grendler will also receive the George E. Ganss, S.J. Award in Jesuit Studies, in recognition of his significant scholarly contributions. Read full announcement.
 

AUGUST 20-DECEMBER 5: ONLINE COURSE – JESUIT PEDAGOGY

Jesuit Pedagogy, the first online opportunity in the Certificate in Jesuit Studies program, began in August with 19 students participating in the course. See additional course offerings
 

October 5: Professor Dominic Sachsenmaier to Speak at Institute

Dominic Sachsenmaier, professor of Modern China at Göttingen University, will deliver a presentation on his recently published book, Global Entanglements of a Man Who Never Traveled. Sachsenmaier explores the mid-seventeenth-century world and the worldwide flow of ideas through the lens of a Chinese Christian’s life (Zhu Zongyuan), combining the local, regional, and global. RSVP iajs@bc.edu


To contact a staff member of the Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies,
please call 617-552-2568 or e-mail iajs@bc.edu.

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