Conferences | University of Portland


In the Garaventa Center’s early years, substantial energy went into hosting national conferences on focused topics at the intersection of Catholic intellectual life and American culture. 

Previous conferences include:

2013: The Impact of Catholic Education in America: Past, Present and Future

2010: History (1933-1948): What We Choose to Remember

2007: The American Experiment: Religious Freedom

2005: Teaching, Faith, and Service: the Foundation of Freedom

Contact us at to request the proceedings of these meetings, in downloadable pdf form.