Lecture Series: Spring '13
Q U 4 R T E T S
in response to T.S. Eliot, a collaboration in word, image, and music by
The distinguished Japanese-American artist Makoto Fujimura, and Boston-based artist and teacher Bruce Herman, collaborated to produce a new body of paintings in response to T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets.
The paintings were exhibited in the Martin Museum of Art at Baylor University the following dates:
Martin Museum Hours:
ONE-DAY CONFERENCE & CONCERT: TUESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2013
Fujimura and Herman brought a wealth of interdisciplinary and cross-cultural experiences to this opportunity to engage in the rich dialogue between faith and the arts.
This exhibition and concert tour was generously supported by Walter and Darlene Hansen, Stephen and Denise Adams, and Howard and Roberta Ahmanson.
Dr. Alan Jacobs (Clyde S. Kilby Chair Professor of English, Wheaton College): Christian Humanism in Time of War
Monday, February 4
The Honors College welcomed Dr. Alan Jacobs, who joined the team of Honors Program faculty at Baylor University beginning in fall 2013. Dr. Jacobs' talk was an account of why three intellectuals - the poet W.H. Auden, the literary scholar C.S. Lewis, and the theologian Jacques Maritain - came to believe that the most important task facing them in time of unprecedented global war was to resurrect and enrich a model of Christian humanism that had been in eclipse since the time of Milton.
Dante Lecture - 2013
Tuesday, February 19
Dr. Susanna Barsella (Associate Professor of Italian, Fordham University): The Scriba and the Sculptor: Art and Theology of Work in Dante's Commedia
The Wilken Colloquium
Friday, March 1
Dr. Tracey Rowland (Dean and Permanent Fellow, John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family - Melbourne): The Humanism of the Incarnation: Catholic, Barthian and Dutch Reformed
Robin Jensen (Luce Chancellor's Professor of the History of Christian Art and Worship, Vanderbilt University)
March 19, in Kayser Auditorium.
Sponsor: Baylor Society for Early Christianity (BSEC)
Dr. Robin Jensen addressed the topic of interpretations of Christ's epiphany in early Christian art.
March 21, 2013
Peter Berkowitz (Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University): Israel and the Struggle Over the International Laws of War
Joseph Farrell (Professor of Classics, University of Pennsylvania): How Modern Was Roman Antiquity?
Friday, April 26
The Pulse Student Lecture
David Welch (Great Texts, '13): The Expanded Problem of Hiddenness for Christian Theodicies
Tuesday, April 30