Dr. David Craig: Poetry Reading

Dr. David Craig, Professor of English at Franciscan University of Steubenville, shares his poetry as part of the Faculty Scholarship and Art Series at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Dr. David Craig: My 12-Customer Paper Route

Dr. David Craig, Professor of English at Franciscan University of Steubenville, reads one of his poems entitled “My 12-Customer Paper Route”. He shares through his poetry an early memory having to do with the importance of poetry to him as a kid delivering newspapers in his neighborhood. Dr. Craig’s Poetry Reading was part of the Faculty Scholarship and Art Series at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Franz Wright — A Poetic Human Experience

Pulitzer prize-winning poet Franz Wright delivers a poetry reading at Franciscan University of Steubenville on September 13, 2012. The reading was sponsored by the English Department, the Department of Academic Affairs, and the Distinguished Speakers Series.

PODCAST: Download the podcast of this talk here.

Franz Wright — The Yes

Pulitzer prize-winning poet Franz Wright reads a poem he wrote for his wife titled “The Yes.” He read this poem on campus at Franciscan University on September 13, 2012 as part of Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

Watch the full talk here: A Poetic Human Experience.

Franz Wright — Elderly Couple

Pulitzer prize-winning poet Franz Wright reflects on an elderly couple and the end of life in his poem titled “Elderly Couple.” Wright was on campus to read his poetry on September 13, 2012, as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Watch the full talk here: A Poetic Human Experience.

Franz Wright — A Poetic Human Experience

Pulitzer prize-winning poet Franz Wright delivers a poetry reading at Franciscan University of Steubenville on September 13, 2012. The reading was sponsored by the English Department, the Department of Academic Affairs, and the Distinguished Speakers Series.

VIDEO: Watch the video of this talk here.

The Varied Legacy of John Paul II

George Weigel, senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and author of the two-part biography of Blessed John Paul II Witness to Hope and The End and the Beginning, spoke on “The Achievement of John Paul II–A Retrospective” at Franciscan University of Steubenville as part of the Distinguished Speaker series in spring semester 2011.  In this talk, Weigel examines the massive legacy of Pope John Paul II and highlights ten major contributions made by the late Holy Father to the Church and to the world.  “The papacy was not a role John Paul II sought,” said Weigel, “but it is a role he fulfilled in a striking way for 26 and a half years and fulfilled as a continuation, as an expression of the defining commitment of his life, which was to be a Christian disciple.”

The Reconstitution of the Papacy

George Weigel, senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and author of the two part biography of Blessed John Paul II Witness to Hope and The End and the Beginning, spoke at Franciscan University of Steubenville as part of the Distinguished Speaker series in spring semester 2011.  In this talk, ” The Achievement of John Paul II–A Retrospective”,  Weigel examines the massive legacy of Pope John Paul II and highlights ten major contributions made by the late Holy Father to the Church and to the world.  “The papacy was not a role John Paul II sought,” said Weigel, “but it is a role he fulfilled in a striking way for 26 and a half years and fulfilled as a continuation, as an expression of the defining commitment of his life, which was to be a Christian disciple.”

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