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In preparation for next year’s seven hundredth anniversary of Dante Alighieri’s death in September 1321, Magdalen College of the Liberal Arts has dedicated the 2020-2021 academic year to a commemoration of the poet and his masterwork, also completed in 1321. This yearlong celebration includes formal lectures by faculty and guests, student presentations, performances of scenes...
Magdalen College of the Liberal Arts is grateful to have Anthony Esolen on faculty. In addition to teaching each semester, he also serves as the college’s Writer-in-Residence. For the past academic year, Dr. Esolen wrote four books as well as many articles, interviews and podcasts. His books for 2019-2020 include: The Hundredfold: Songs for the...
Beginning on Easter Monday, we will launch a new online magazine for families entitled “Jasper,” featuring the inimitable writing of Anthony Esolen. These essays are perfect for reading together as a family over or after dinner and are the very types of writing that you will want to share with other families. The online magazine...
Magdalen College of the Liberal Arts has begun a new, four-part video series. This series will feature a student or recent graduate of the college speaking of the impact that the college has had on his or her life. In the first video of the series, alumnus Sean Haefner ’19 invites you to ask yourself...
Magdalen College is delighted to announce two new podcast series that feature engaging conversations with faculty and friends of Magdalen College of the Liberal Arts about culture, books, teaching, and the Catholic life. The first series is comprehensive and includes all of our recorded conversations with members of the faculty, guests, and friends, including Anthony...
Magdalen College’s curriculum has been awarded a “Perfect A Rating” from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA). This superlative rating places the college among only four Catholic institutions in the country and among a mere twenty-four of the over 1,100 colleges and universities evaluated in the nation. ACTA based its “A Rating” on...
Magdalen College is delighted to welcome Dr. Anthony Esolen to serve as a full member of the faculty and Writer-in-Residence. Dr. Esolen is a renowned scholar and translator of literature, and a prolific writer. The president of the college, Dr. George Harne, observed, “For the last two years, Dr. Esolen has been a friend of...