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Lecture: Finding the Historical Francis of Assisi
August 24, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Please join the Department of Philosophy and Religion in opening the academic year with a lecture by the renowned medievalist, Augustine Thompson, O.P. Fr. Augustine has held positions at the University of Oregon, the University of Virginia, and the Graduate Theological Union at Berkeley. He has just been appointed as the president of the Pontifical Medieval Institute at the University of Toronto. He is the author of many books, most notably the subject of the evening’s lecture: Francis of Assisi: A New Biography from Cornell University Press. The lecture will be followed by a reception at the TU Newman Center.