Ancient Christianity developed and spread from within the borders of the Roman World. As a result of its emergence, everything in the Roman world changed: thoughts, beliefs, norms, aesthetic preferences and social norms. But how exactly did that shift happen? How was Christianity itself shaped by that interaction? In this program, we will tour landmark Roman and Christian monuments (e.g. the Roman Forum, the Colosseum, San Clemente and the Vatican), and, through these monuments, we will explore the social, cultural and political preconditions and consequences of Christianization.…
Explore the foundations of the humanities.
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
Rhetoric and Historiography: New Perspectives
A two-day conference to be hosted by The University of Notre Dame, Rome Gateway Center
May 18-21, 2023, Rome
Conveners: Luca Grillo (University of Notre Dame), Emily Baragwanath (UNC, Chapel Hill), Andrew Feldherr (Princeton University) and Christopher Krebs (Stanford University)…