Spring 2019


Italian Heritage Night: Botticelli, Ragu and Zeppole

James Capuzzi, M.A. Sustainable Cultural Heritage

Professor Francesco “Chip” Piatti

An evening of art and great food, recent M.A. James Capuzzi gave a lecture on the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s new Botticelli exhibit, punctuated by historical insights from Professor Piatti. Dinner served after the talk, Tagliatelle al Ragu was prepared by Capuzzi, and the Zeppole explained and brought by Piatti.


Saints, Heretics, and Atheists: Living with Religion, A panel and discussion on religion and religious life. 

Father Patrick J. Fiorillo, Harvard Chaplain 

Professor Carl Sharif El-Tobgui, Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Brandeis University

Rabbi Michelle Fisher, Jewish/Hillel Chaplin MIT

Reverend Margery Kennelly, Harvard Chaplin 


Dr. George Harne on Theodor Adorno’s Philosophy of Music

Click above image for full audio of Dr. Harne’s talk!

Click above image for full audio of Dr. Harne’s talk!


Fall 2018

Photos and information from select past events

First Annual Christmas Celebration

Launch of  The Great Conversation Fall 2018

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Annual Lecture: John Stuart Mill’s Liberal Education

-Dr. Peter Berkowitz-


Launch of Internet and the Good Life 2.0

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Scholars Workshops Fall 2018


Introduction to Christianity Mini-Seminar

-Dr. Angela Franks-

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