News & Events


A Hidden Wholeness: The Zen Photography of Thomas Merton
Gumberg Library

The photography of renown Trappist monk Thomas Merton will be on display at the Gumber Library from 9/16-11/8. The exhibit will feature two speakers:

"Beholding Paradise: Merton's Encounter with Photography and Zen"
Dr. Paul Pearson, Director, Thomas Merton Center of Bellarmine University
9/18 - 6:00 pm

"Seeing Which Is Being Which Is Acting"
Bruce Soun Harris Rōshi, Zen Teacher & Artist
11/7 - 6:00 pm

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Fruitful Interreligious Dialogue
10/3 4:30-6:30 
Africa Room

Kathleen Warren, O.S.F., will present "The Hidden Wisdom of Francis and the Sultan: After 800 Years, Are We Ready for It?"

Presented by the Consortium for Christian-Muslim Dialogue and Islamic Relief USA

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The Holy Spirit Lecture & Colloquium
10/9 - 10/10
Power Center Ballroom

The Annual Holy Spirit Lecture and Colloquium is an expression of Duquesne's mission and charism as a University founded by the Congregation of the Holy Spirit and dedicated to the Holy Spirit.

Lacan's Ecrits Conference
10/11 - 10/13

Join the Psychology Department in welcoming experts from around the world to the 2019 Lacan's Ecrits Conference, which will explore perspectives on - and applications of - Lacan's Ecrits.

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2019 History Forum
Power Center Ballroom

The History Department's Annual History Forum presents: "The Race to the Moon: New Perspectives for the 50th Anniversary." - a talk by Dr. Bill Barry, Chief Historian at NASA.

Event Series

Coffeehouse Readings

Enjoy a coffee and an evening of poetry, prose, and storytelling, courtesy of the English Department.

  • September 26: Coffeehouse Reading (TBA) 7pm
    • Janeen Selfridge, Isabel Enriquez, Michael Carroll
  • October 28: Coffeehouse Reading (Genesius Theater) 7pm
    • Joshua Zelesnick, Robert Yune
  • November 19: Coffeehouse Reading (Genesius Theater) 7pm
    • Anjali Sacheva, Toi Derricotte
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Philosophy Speaker Series

The Philosophy Department hosts a number of insightful and enlightening speakers throughout the academic year. Talks are held in the Simon Silverman Center in Gumberg Library.

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Psychology Colloquia

The Colloquium is a forum for addressing issues that may not be covered in courses or practica but which we nevertheless regard as making a significant contribution to one's clinical skills, knowledge, and professional self-confidence. All students, faculty, and adjunct faculty are of course welcome.