Past Lectures


Because of COVID-19, the Hong Kierkegaard Library was closed for summer 2020. To continue the summer tradition of a scholarly community, we hosted the “Poul Lübcke Summer Lecture Series.”

Recordings of these lectures:

Gordon Marino


Vanessa Rumble


Sergia Hay


Charles Djordevic


Deidre Green


J. Aaron Simmons


Troy Wellingston Smith


The Utech Seminar: “Kierkegaard: Writing a Life” was held on July 9 & 10th. The recording for this talk will also be posted in October. Over the course of two lectures Dr. Clare Carlisle discussed the intimate connection between life and writing; Kierkegaard’s relationship to writing; and her own experience writing Kierkegaard’s life.

Utech Lecture 1


Utech Lecture 2



Watch the  Julia Watkin Memorial Lecture, Spring 2020, May 14th, 7 pm

Title: “Kierkegaard’s Critique of Nationalism Reconsidered” delivered by Thomas J. Millay, a Lecturer in the Religion Department at Baylor University, Senior Research Fellow at the Hong Kierkegaard Library, St. Olaf College, and the author of You Must Change Your Life: Søren Kierkegaard’s Philosophy of Reading, forthcoming from Cascade Press.

Past Lectures