News from the Kierkegaard Library

Julia Watkin Lecture 2015: “Kierkegaard and His Reader”

When: 7:00 pm, Nov. 5 2015
Where: Dittman Center 350
Speaker: Prof. John Poling

John Poling is an associate professor and the department chair of philosophy at St. Mary’s University, where he has taught since 2000. He has received a Masters of Divinity from Yale Divinity School as well as an MA and PhD in philosophy from Vanderbilt University. In addition to lecturing and publishing on a wide variety of topics, Professor Poling has recently published a book on Georgia O’Keefe and is is currently editing a volume of sermonic essays by Paul L. Holmer.


New Newsletter

The most recent Soren Kierkegaard Newsletter is now posted on line. Titles for possible review for the Søren Kierkegaard Newsletter are listed on the new acquisitions page. Please contact Gordon Marino if you would like to submit a review of any of these or other publications.

The application deadline for all summer programs is March 15. This date will remain the same each year.

If you’re interested in applying for a Kierkegaard Library program, visit the the relevant page for information about requirements for the program of your choice.

 2015-16 Kierkegaard House Foundation Fellowship recipients:

Martijn Boven (The University of Groningen, The Netherlands)  9/1/15 – 8/31/16
Dr. Nigel Hatton (University of California, Merced)  5/1/16 – 8/31/16
Dr. Will Williams (Baylor University)  6/1/15 – 7/31/15

The Kierkegaard House Foundation considers applications only once a year. Applications will be accepted from September 1 through February 1 for openings beginning the following September. (For example, an application received by February 1, 2015 will be considered for openings as of September 2015 and later.)


Exhibit A – Selected Publications by Kierkegaard Library Scholars 1980-2012
Exhibit B
– New Publications in Kierkegaard Studies 2013-2014



Utech Memorial Kierkegaard Seminars

Date: Monday, July 6th and Tuesday, July 7th 2015

Presenter: Dr. Poul Lübcke

Title: Aesthetics, Religion and the Crisis of Metaphysics


Julia Watkin Memorial Kierkegaard Lecture

Date: November 13th 2014

Speaker: David Cain, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Religion, University of Mary Washington

Title: Kierkegaard Crumbs: “For to Be in Existence is Always a Bit Inconvenient”


Friends of the Hong Kierkegaard Library – Spring Meeting and Dinner

Date: May 5th 2014 (Kierkegaard’s birthday)