Nash Memorial Lectures

 A number of previous Nash Lectures are published in booklet form and available for purchase at the cost of $5. To obtain a copy contact Campion College at 306-586-4242 or

The Thirty-Seventh Lecture, March 2017
Discerning a Path Toward Hope: A Liberal Arts University’s Journey with Omar Khadr
Arlette Zinck, Ph.D.
(This lecture is not published in booklet form. Click the title to view the video of the lecture.)

The Thirty-Sixth Lecture, February 2016
Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation: Dealing with the Past in Northern Ireland
Kieran McEvoy, Ph.D.
(This lecture is not published in booklet form. Click the title to view the video of the lecture.)

The Thirty-Fifth Lecture, March 2015
Dead Man Walking: The Journey Continues
Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ
(This lecture is not published in booklet form. Click the title to view video of the lecture.)

The Thirty-Fourth Lecture, March 2014
A Call to Vision: A Jesuit's Perspective on the World
Don Doll, S.J.
(Please note that a booklet was not published for this lecture.)

The Thirty-Third Lecture, February 2012
The New Physics and the Old Metaphysics
Guy Consolmagno, S.j., Ph.D.
(Booklet and video of lecture available for viewing on website. Select link above.)

The Thirty-Second Lecture, March 2011
The Re-enchantment of Nature as the Word and Beauty of God
John W. McCarthy, S.J., Ph.D.
(Booklet and video of lecture available for viewing on website. Select link above.)

The Thirty-First Lecture, March 2010
Ignatius's Incarnation Contemplation and the Stories We Live By
Geoffrey (Monty) Williams, S.J., Ph.D.

The Thirtieth Lecture, March 2009
Reconciling Paths: Ecumenical learning, Conversing and Deepening Fundamental Human Experience
Msgr. Donald Bolen 

The Twenty-Ninth Lecture, March 2008
Reading, Spirituality, and Cultural Politics
Daniel Coleman, Ph.D. 

The Twenty-Eight Lecture, March 2007
Imaging Jesus in Film: Sources and Influences, Limits and Possibilities
Lloyd Baugh, S.J., Ph.D. 

The Twenty-Seventh Lecture, November 2005
Religion in Modern & Contemporary Art: And the Need for an Aesthetic Conversion in the Contemporary Church
Peter Larisey, S.J., Ph.D. 

The Twenty-Sixth Lecture, March 2004
Catholicism in a Globalizing World
Bill Ryan, S.J., Ph.D. 

The Twenty-Fifth Lecture, March 2003
21st Century Catholic Universities: What are we trying to do?
Monika Hellwig, Ph.D. 

The Twenty-Fourth Lecture, March 2002
Imaging the Sacred: The Fruitful Alliance Between Gospel & Art
Erica Grimm-Vance, Tim Lilburn 

The Twenty-Third Lecture, March 2001
Authentic Lives, Profound Journeys: Encountering Modern Spiritual Autobiographies of M.K. Gandhi, Black Elk, Thomas Merton, Dorothy Day, C.S. Lewis & Nelson Mandela
David Leigh, S.J., Ph.D. 

The Twenty-Second Lecture, March 2000
Approaching Jerusalem: The Legacy of the Crusades in the 21st Century
Penny J. Cole, Ph.D.; Hadia Dajani-Shakeel, Ph.D. 

The Twenty-First Lecture, February 1999
Giving an Account of Hope: Religious Foundations for Hope Facing A New Millennium
Riffat Hassan, Ph. D.; Leslie Kawamura, Ph.D.; Roland E. Miller, Ph.D;
Ovey N. Mohammed, S.J., Ph.D. 

The Twentieth Lecture, November 1997
John Paul II and the Teaching Authority of the Church: Like a Sentinel
Avery Dulles, S.J., Ph.D. 

The Nineteenth Lecture, November 1996
How Can We Speak of Moral Things?
A Conversation with Edith Wyschogrod and Stanley Hauerwas
Ronald A. Mercier, S.J., Ph.D. 

The Eighteenth Lecture, November 1995
Approaching "Would You Baptize an Alien?" From the Perspective of a Jesuit and Astronomer
Christopher J. Corbally, S.J., Ph.D. 

The Seventeenth Lecture, November 1994
Intimacy and the Moral Life
Charles M. Shelton, S.J., Ph.D. 

The Sixteenth Lecture, November 1993
Signs & Symbols of the Transcendent:Revisiting Our Media Environment
John J. Pungente, S.J. 

The Fifteenth Lecture, November 1992
'Compassion: The Shaping Principle of the Human and of the Christian'
Jon Sobrino, S.J., Ph.D. 

The Fourteenth Lecture, October 1991
"To Speak, Perchance to Dream" The Conversations of a College
John W. Padberg, S.J., Ph.D.

The Thirteenth Lecture, October 1990
On Theology: A Speech to its Cultured Despisers
George P. Schner, S.J., Ph.D 

The Twelfth Lecture, October 1989
The Sacramental Vision of Gerard Manley Hopkins: A Centennial Tribute
J. Robert Barth, S.J., Ph.D. 

The Eleventh Lecture, February 1989
Moral Theology in the Year 2000: Reverie or Reality?
Richard A. McCormick, S.J., Ph.D.

The Tenth Lecture, November 1987
Advent for Capitalists: Grief, Joy, and Gender in Contemporary Society
John M. Staudenmaier, S.J., Ph.D. 

The Ninth Lecture, January 1987
Conquest of Inculturation: Ways of Ministry in the Early Jesuit Missions
Clement J. McNaspy, S.J., Mus.D. 

The Eighth Lecture, November 1985
Some Psychological Dynamics in Religious Experience: The Point of Resistance
André Godin, S.J., Ph.D. 

The Seventh Lecture, November 1984
Something of Great Constancy: Uses of the Imagination
Philip C. Rule, S.J., Ph.D.

The Sixth Lecture, November 1983
'Unless Someone Gives Me the Clue': Awakened Interest  in the Story within Gospel-Criticism
David M. Stanley, S.J., S.S.D., D.H.L., D.S.T.  

The Fifth Lecture, November 1982
'Maintaining a Constitution Worthy of Such a Country': Reflections on Values in Canadian Society
Jacques Monet, S.J., Ph.D.

The Fourth Lecture, November 1981
Education for Justice: The Mission of the Church in the 1980s
Arthur F. McGovern, S.J.,  Ph.D. 

The Third Lecture, November 1980
Assembly 2000 A.D.: Preparing for a Truly Ecumenical Gathering of Christians
Michael A. Fahey, S.J., Dr. Theol.  

The Second Lecture, November 1979
From the Ghetto to Ottawa: The Experience of the Catholic as Mandarin
E. Colin Campbell, S.J., Ph.D.

The Inaugural Lecture, January 1979
Cries and Whispers: Voices Old and New in the Liberal Arts Tradition
Marc Gervais, S.J., Ph.D.