Interdisciplinary Conversations: Dr. O'Regan

The department hosts a lecture with Notre Dame professor Dr. Cyril O'Regan.

Date & Time:

Monday, October 5, 2015
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM


Free and open to the public


OEC Auditorium

Dr. Cyril O'Regan (University of Notre Dame) will speak on "Forgetting and Misremembering: Modernity and the Double Catastrophe Faced by Contemporary Theology." (Video now available on YouTube.)

Dr. O’Regan is currently the Huisking Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame; he was previously an associate professor in the department of Religious Studies at Yale University. His areas of interest include Catholic systematic theology, the intersection of continental philosophy and Catholic theology, postmodern thought, genealogies of modernity, apocalyptic theology, mysticism, religion and literature, and such figures as Hegel, Heidegger, Augustine, Newman, and Hans Urs von Balthasar. His books include The Heterodox Hegel (1994); Gnostic Return in Modernity (2001); Gnostic Apocalypse (2002), Theology and the Spaces of Apocalyptic (2009), and The Anatomy of Misremembering, volume 1 (2014).

For more information please contact Dr. Paul Gavrilyuk at
For accommodations regarding accessibility, please contact Enhancement Programs and Disability Services Office at 651-962-6315.
Parking is available in the Anderson Ramp on the corner of Grand & Cretin Avenues for a small fee.
This event is co-sponsored by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Aquinas Chair in Theology and Philosophy, the Department of Theology, and the Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy at the University of St. Thomas

All programs offered by the University of St. Thomas shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. For details, call (651) 962-6315.