Seminars, Colloquia, & Lecture Series

Advanced Research Seminar in Philosophy and Theology

Encourages discussion while building and enriching multiple competencies and a strong interdisciplinary spirit.

Blanchette-Kennedy Lecture in Philosophy and Religion

The department hosts a prominent scholar in philosophy and / of religion annually.

Albert J. Fitzgibbons Lecture Series

Lecture series on contemporary issues of race, eco-politics, ethical healthcare, and more.

Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy

The Proceedings publishes papers and commentaries to capture the dialogical spirit of Boston Area Colloquium meetings.

Gadamer Professorship

Each academic year, the Department of Philosophy welcomes into its teaching ranks a prominent scholar from outside North America.

LaBrecque Lectures in Medical Ethics

Annual lecture focuses on medical ethics from the perspective of the Roman Catholic Church.

Graduate Student Conferences & Workshops

We host annually a conference and a workshop in contemporary philosophy, among other events.