We engage the broader community through lectures, symposia, and special events
Aquinas Lectures and Symposia: our faculty nominate a scholar every year to present a paper in which the thought and method of St. Thomas Aquinas are applied to a contemporary issue.
Dominican Colloquia in Berkeley: Philosophers & Theologians in Conversation: A triennial colloquium focused on the intersection between philosophy and theology.
Theology Events: relating Theology to contemporary culture.
Philosophy Events: relating Philosophy to contemporary culture.
Blackfriars Gallery Art Exhibits and Performances: we host exhibits of visual art and musical and theatrical performances.
College of Fellows Events: our Fellows are a group of lay Catholics of eminence in their fields who offer analyses of contemporary issues to open a conversation that engages contemporary scholarship and culture with the wisdom of tradition.
Fundraising Events: the ongoing generosity of our benefactors makes our mission possible.
Student Events: our students host forums, social events, retreats and days of reflection.
Ceremonies: special occasions including graduation and the GTU Convocation.
Liturgies and Spiritual Events: our community life at DSPT centers around common liturgies.
See the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology Calendar and Upcoming Events Page for all current events.
For more events in the area, visit the Graduate Theological Union events calendar and the University of California, Berkeley events calendar .