Recent Lectures

Poul Houe

“Liberal Democracy between Absolutism and Populism: A Pivotal Catch-22 as Reflected in Kierkegaard and his Danish Golden Age Antagonists M.A. Goldschmidt and N.F.S. Grundtvig”

David Lappano

David Lappano leads a talk on his book Søren Kierkegaard’s Theology of Encounter

Professor Patrick Stokes

Utech Seminars: Consciousness, Reflection, and Subjectivity

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Professor Anthony Rudd

Julia Watkin Spring Lecture: Kierkegaard and Nature


Professor Vincent McCarthy

Vincent McCarthy, Ph.D. (Stanford), is a professor of philosophy at St. Joseph’s University, having served there also as Provost and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. He is widely published in the fields of enlightenment philosophy, existentialism, and the philosophy of religion.

Utech Seminars: Kierkegaard and Psychology before Psychology

 Utech Seminars: Did Heidegger Plagiarize Kierkegaard?

Professor Sergia Hay

Sergia Hay is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington where she teaches courses in the history of philosophy and ethics, including an existentialism course featuring Søren Kierkegaard. Prof. Hay studied philosophy at Wellesley College, Cambridge University, and Columbia University. She is a past Summer Fellow at the Howard and Edna Hong Kierkegaard Library and her research focuses on Kierkegaard’s Christian ethics and the intersections between Socrates, Kierkegaard, and Johann Hamann. She is the daughter of two St. Olaf graduates, David and Karen Nasby, and is married to Todd Hay, Ph.D, a data scientist for NOAA with whom she enjoys their two daughters, Aurland (18) and Eva (10).

Julia Watkin Lecture: Kierkegaard on Narcissism and Self-Love

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