SJC Announces Fourth Annual History Lecture

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – March 22, 2013 – The Department of History at St. Joseph’s College (SJC) is pleased to announce its fourth annual lecture, “Paragons of Catholic Education in the 16th Century” on Thursday, April 11 at 12:40 p.m. in the D’Ecclesiis Auditorium on the Long Island Campus.

"The history department at SJC strives to enrich the students' educational experience not only in the classroom, but through exposure to world-class experts in various fields of study,” said James Blakeley, Ph.D., associate professor of history on the Long Island Campus. “The annual lecture is especially important to the department, because the public is encouraged to attend and see the outstanding programs that we offer."

“Paragons of Catholic Education in the 16th Century” will be presented by Susan C. Karant-Nunn, Ph.D., regents’ professor of history at the University of Arizona. Dr. Karant-Nunn is an expert on the Reformations of the 16th century in Europe and was awarded the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship in 2003 for religion. She is the author of numerous books, including her most recent, The Reformation of Feeling: Shaping the Religious Emotions in Early Modern Germany.

This lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, call 631.687.2627 or email jblakeley@sjcny.edu.

About St. Joseph's College

St. Joseph's College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility, and service. With campuses located in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn and in Patchogue, Long Island, the College offers degrees in more than 29 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.

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