Happy Thanksgiving, Baylor Bears! For the upcoming holiday, Baylor will observe special hours for campus libraries, residence halls and dining. Baylor will not hold classes and all administrative offices will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 25, through Sunday, Nov. 29.
Alan Jacobs, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of the Humanities in Baylor’s Honors Program, eulogizes Christian scholar Dr. Brett Foster (1973-2015), professor of English and Poet in Residence at Wheaton College since 2005 and a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University.
The Great Texts Program in the Honors College will welcome Giuseppe Mazzotta, Ph.D., for a lecture on Dante’s “Divine Comedy” at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in the Alexander Reading Room as part of the Pence Lecture Series.
Mazzotta is the Sterling Professor in the Humanities for Italian and chairman of the department of Italian language and culture at Yale University. His lecture is titled, “Dante’s Theology of the Future: Inferno XIX and Paradiso XXXIII.”