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September 15th, 2016 -- Monthly Speaker: Linda Kinnahan, Professor of English and Hilman Endowed Chair, Duquesne University. "Mina Loy's America at War: The Late Poems and Photojournalism's Rise" October 26th & 27th, 2016 -- External Speaker: Karen Teel, Professor of Theology, University of San Diego.
November 17, 2016 -- Monthly Speaker: Andrew Simpson, Assistant Professor of History, Duquesne University. "Healing The Post-Industrial City: Thinking Critically about Academic Medicine and Urban Change."
January 19, 2017 -- Monthly Speaker: Jeffrey McCurry, Director of the Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center, Duquesne University. "Phenomenology as a Way of Life."
February 23, 2017 -- Monthly Speaker: Sylvia Rhor, Professor of Art History, Carlow University. "From MLK to March: Comics, Civil Rights, and Social Change." March 16 & 17, 2017 -- External Speaker: David Seamon, Professor of Architecture, Kansas State University
Public Lecture: "Portraying Human Experience Visually and Aesthetically: André Kertész as a Photographer of the Lifeworld"
Seminar: "Understanding Place Holistically: Cities as Synergistic Relationality" 2015-2016
September 17th, 2015 -- Monthly Speaker: Sarah Alison Miller, Associate Professor and Chair of Classics, Duquesne University: "Breast Milk Ideologies and Icons in Ancient Rome and the Later Middle Ages"
October 9th, 2015 -- External Speaker: Gaurav Desai, Professor of English and African and African Diaspora Studies, Tulane University: Symposium "Ocean and Narration"
October 15th, 2015 -- Monthly Speaker: Kristen L. Eckstrand, MD, PhD. Resident Physician, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center: "Using Research, Education, and Advocacy to Promote Health in LGBT Communities"
November 17th, 2015 -- Monthly Speaker: Jay Lampert, Professor of Philosophy, Duquesne University: "Visual Effects and the Phenomenology of Perceptual Control"
December 3rd, 2015 -- Monthly Speaker: Aminu Aliyu Wushishi, Visiting Research Scholar, Center for Interpretive and Qualitative Research: "Arms and Explosives in the Mists of Kanuris"
January 21st, 2016 -- Monthly Speaker: Daniel Burston, Department of Psychology, Duquesne University: "Psychoanalysis and Catholicism in Karl Stern and Jacques Lacan" February 18th-19th, 2016 -- External Speaker: Eugenie Brinkema, Associate Professor of Contemporary Literature and Media, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
March 10th, 2016 -- Monthly Speaker: Daniel Lieberfeld, Department of History, Duquesne University: "Toward a Typology of Beatles Lyrics"
April 14th, 2016 -- Monthly Speaker: Jessica Wiskus, Professor of Music, Duquesne University: "Discerning the Rhythms of the Soul: From Birdsong to Logos to Ethics (through Plato)" 2014-2015
September 24th, 2014 -- Monthly Speaker: Andrew Ellis Johnson, Associate Professor of Art at Carnegie Mellon University: "Fingers of the Noose: Imaging Injustice"
October 16th, 2014 -- Monthly Speaker: Alima Bucciantini, Assistant Professor, Public History, Duquesne University:"Exhibitions, Identity, and Impact: Assessing the Changing Nation of Scotland and its Museum"
November 13th, 2014 -- Monthly Speaker: Erik Garrett, Associate Professor of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, Duquesne University: "Dangerous Cities: Doing Radical Phenomenological Research"
December 4th, 2014 -- Monthly Speaker: Jennifer Bates, Associate Profesor of Philosophy, Duquesne University: "Hegel's 'Instinct of Reason and Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice: What is a Relevant Aufhebung of Nature? Of Justice?"
January 29th, 2015 -- Monthly Speaker: Mrea Csorba, adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh and Duquesne University: "At the Hands of Farmers, Grave Robbers, Archaeologists, and Historians: The Uneven Fate of Eurasian Steppe Artifacts"
February 19th, 2015 -- Monthly Speaker: Norman Conti, Associate Professor of Sociology, Duquesne University: "More Like Sons of Conformity: Motorcycle Clubs, Moral Careers, and Normalization"
March 12, 2015 -- Monthly Speaker: Max van Manen, Professor Emeritus, University of Alberta, Public Talk - "Kairos and Inception: On the Phenomenology of Insight"
April 9, 2015 -- External Speaker: Anna De Fina, Professor of Italian Language and Linguistics, Georgetown University " Public Talk - "Constructing a Latino Identity in Radio Broadcasting"
April 9, 2015 -- External Speaker: Anna De Fina, Professor of Italian Language and Linguistics, Georgetown University " Symposium - "Narrative Analysis in the Study of Identities" 2013-2014
September 11, 2013 - Magali Michael, "Narrative Innovation in 9/11 Fiction," and Fred Evans, "Citizenship and Public Art: The Political Aesthetics of New York's 9/11 Memorial," for the joint session "9/11 and the Politics of Aesthetics: Literature and Memorial Art"
October 10, 2013 - Kirk Savage, "The Corpse and the Name: Civil War and the Origins of Modern Commemoration"
November 6, 2013 - Tom Eyers, "The Perils of the Digital Humanities: New Positivisms and the Fate of Literary Theory"
December 5, 2013 - Mark Paterson, "On ‘Inner Touch' and the Moving Body: Aisthêsis, Kinaesthesis, Aesthetics"
March 19, 2014 - Susanne Slavick, "Out of Rubble: Towards Empathic Unsettlement" April 3 and 4, 2014 - Erika Doss
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