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Inaugural Graduate Conference on Early Christian Studies

Inaugural Graduate Conference on Early Christian Studies

The members of the Program in Early Christian Studies at the University of Notre Dame proudly hosted our first graduate conference in Early Christian Studies on May 23-25, 2022. We invited graduate students of all programs and levels to join their peers, as well as the faculty of the Departments of Theology and Classics, for three days of scholarship, exchange of ideas, and socializing on the Notre Dame campus

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In memoriam: David Ladouceur, 73, associate professor emeritus of classics

David Ladouceur, an associate professor emeritus in the Department of Classics, died May 8 at his home. He was 73. Ladouceur joined the Notre Dame faculty in 1976 after earning his Ph.D. in classics at Brown University and his bachelor’s degree at Cornell University. He served as department chair for nine years, leading the Department of Modern Classical Languages and then the Department of Classical and Oriental Languages at a time before regional language groups were separated into their own departments.

A Q&A with Karl Berg ’22 on the Early Christian Studies program, coordinating a new graduate conference, and why Notre Dame is a great place for classics and theology research

Karl Berg ’22, who earned an M.A. in Early Christian Studies from Notre Dame’s Department of Classics, is co-organizing the Inaugural Graduate Conference on Early Christian Studies, to be held May 23–25 in Jenkins Nanovic Halls and on Zoom. The conference, which will be the first of its kind in the United States, is free and open to the public. Berg will present a paper, “Augustine of Hippo and Late Roman Slavery.” Next up for the Littleton, Colorado, native: pursuing a D.Phil. in ancient history at the University of Oxford.

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