March 15, 2012
Bent Hall 277 A/B
PLEASE JOIN UNIVERSITY PROVOST DR. JULIA UPTON, R.S.M.
AND DEAN JEFFREY FAGEN
FOR THE FOURTH ANNUAL
ST. JOHN’S COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES
CATHOLIC LECTURE SERIES
"THE COUNCIL OF TRENT AND MICHELANGELO'S ‘LAST JUDGMENT’"
REV. JOHN O’MALLEY, S.J.
DEPARTMENT OF THEOLOGY
THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012
3:00 - 4:30 PM
BENT HALL 277 A/B
RECEPTION IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING IN THE FORMER FACULTY CLUB IN CARNESECCA ARENA
Rev. John O’Malley, S.J., is an internationally known scholar of the religious culture of early modern Europe, especially Italy. He has received best-book prizes from the American Historical Association, the American Philosophical Society, the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, and from the Alpha Sigma Nu fraternity. His best known books are “The First Jesuits” (Harvard University Press, 1993), which has been translated into ten languages, and “What Happened at Vatican II” (Harvard, 2008). He has edited or co-edited a number of volumes, including three in the “Collected Works of Erasmus” series (University of Toronto Press) and “The Jesuits and the Arts” (Saint Joseph’s University Press, 2005). Fr. O’Malley has held a number of prestigious fellowships including those from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the American Council of Learned Societies. He is past president of the Renaissance Society of America and of the American Catholic Historical Association. In 1995 he was elected to the AmericanAcademy of Arts and Sciences, in 1997 to the American Philosophical Society, and in 2001 to the Accademia di san Carlo, Ambrosian Library, Milan, Italy. He holds the Johannes Quasten Medal from The CatholicUniversity of America for distinguished achievement in Religious Studies and he has received several honorary degrees. In 2002 he received the lifetime achievement award from the Society for Italian Historical Studies and in 2005 the corresponding award from the Renaissance Society of America.