The Institute offers a variety of programs, including conferences, colloquia, and lectures:
Fides et Ratio Lecture
On Tuesday, September 14, 2021, the 700th Anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri, The Institute for Saint Anselm Studies will present the annual Fides et Ratio Lecture. Professor Robert Royal, founder and President of the Faith & Reason Institute in Washington D.C., and editor-in-chief of The Catholic Thing, will deliver his lecture, “Dante at 700: A Poet for our Time,” at 7:30 in the Jean Student Center Event Space. All are invited. Refreshments will be served.
John and Judy Paul Summer Research Grant
The Institute for Saint Anselm Studies is accepting applications for the 2022 John and Judy Paul Summer Research Grant, which is offered to doctoral candidates and those who recently completed doctoral studies (within last four years) working on some area of Anselm studies. The Institute provides the recipient with an opportunity to do research for a week in the extensive O’Rourke Saint Anselm Collection at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire.
The exact period of the grant is to be decided by the recipient but will fall between the dates of May 20 and June 30. Travel reimbursement will be covered up to $1000, and housing for six nights will be provided with $50 per diem reimbursement for food. The recipient will have library privileges for the week. Special access will be arranged for times when the library is normally closed.
The application should include your name, academic affiliation, research topic with a brief explanation of the project (300-400 words), a current CV, and a letter of reference from someone familiar with your work. A report on the research of 3-4 pages will be expected as well as a citation in the dissertation or article if published. A copy of the dissertation or the article for the Collection would also be expected.
Please apply through email or regular mail by March 1, 2022, to:
Prof. Montague Brown
Director, Institute for Saint Anselm Studies
Saint Anselm College
100 Saint Anselm Drive #1644
Manchester, NH 03102
The Seventh Saint Anselm Conference
The Institute for Saint Anselm Studies hosted the Seventh Saint Anselm Conference on April 22-24, 2021. The Conference theme was Saint Anselm and the Place and Role of the Human in the World.
The Legacy of Humani Generis
In commemoration of the seventieth anniversary of the publication of Humani Generis, the Institute for Saint Anselm Studies hosted a two-day conference on June 16-17, 2021 on the teaching and impact of Pope Pius XII’s encyclical letter.