American Jesuits and the world

americanjesuitsJohn T. McGreevy, the I.A. O’Shaughnessy dean of the College of Arts and Letters and professor of history at the University of Notre Dame, will present “American Jesuits and the World: Toward a More Global Religious History” on Nov. 19 at 5 p.m. His address is the inaugural installment of the Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies’ Lecture Series on Jesuit Studies, which seeks to bring the world’s preeminent scholars in the field of Jesuit studies to Boston College for engagement with the University and the general public. McGreevy’s lecture will be held in Fulton Hall 511. He is the author Parish Boundaries: The Catholic Encounter with Race in the Twentieth Century Urban North and Catholicism and American Freedom: A History. His forthcoming book, American Jesuits and the World: How an Embattled Religious Order Made Modern Catholicism Global (Princeton University Press), will be published this spring.

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