Scholar of Christianity, Literature to Give Third Annual Saint Monica-Saint George Lecture at UC on Dante

Speaker Paul Contino will deliver a lecture titled “Dante’s Divine Comedy and the Contemporary Pilgrim’s Lenten Journey” on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, starting at 7:00 PM. The lecture will take place at the Saint Monica-Saint George Catholic Church, located off the southwest corner of UC’s Main Campus, 328 W. McMillan Street, Clifton.

Contino currently co-edits the scholarly journal

Christianity and Literature

, and serves as the Blanche E. Seaver Professor of Humanities at Pepperdine University. He has published articles that encompass many issues and subjects, ranging from the writings of Jane Austen and Dostoevsky to the Chinese philosopher Zhuangzi.

The lecture will be the third Saint Monica-Saint George Lecture in Contemporary Catholicism that UC offers annually.

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