Past Events

C.S. Lewis Study Center – Northfield MA

Summer 2022

“Awake. Love. Think. Speak: Language, Ikon and Creativity in a Discordant World”

June 15-17, 2022 Northfield, Massachusetts Dr. Steve Beebe Author of C.S. Lewis and the Craft of Communication (2020) Cameron J. Anderson Author of The Faithful Artist: A Vision for Evangelicalism and the Arts (2016) and God in the Modern Wing: Viewing Art with Eyes of Faith (to be pub. Oct 2021) Other speakers include Dr. Margaret Hughes, Dr. Scott B. Key and Poet Brad Davis

Conference Theme Statement here. Full Conference Schedule here.

Spring/Summer 2019

All Summer 2019 Events

June 19-21, Wednesday to Friday Liberal Arts Education Retreat & Conference
*Good Work: The Art of Doing Your Life Work Well

Fall 2018

Saturday, December 8, 2018, 11 am A Reading from J.R.R. Tolkien’s “Letters from Father Christmas” Dr. Mary Pomroy Key, Executive Director, C.S. Lewis Study Center participating with the town in “A Special Day in Northfield” Dining Room, Centennial House Bed and Breakfast, 91 Main St, Northfield, MA

Sunday, October 21, 2018, 3 pm Afternoon Tea including A reading of C.S. Lewis’ essay, “The Weight of Glory” Medley of Hymn Tunes, Daniel B. Towner, composer Prayers of Dedication

Summer 2018

June 20-22, Wednesday 3 pm to Friday 1 pm Retreat & Conference Thinking Intelligently about Artificial Intelligence: AI and the Vocation of Teaching (Click here for conference schedule.)

June 28 – July 26, Five Thursdays at 7 pm Legacy of Lewis Seminar Series C. S. Lewis: The Screwtape Letters Dr. Scott B. Key, Program Director, C.S. Lewis Study Center

July 3 – July 24, Four Tuesdays at 7 pm Summer Literature Seminar Series Four Plays David Dowdy, English Teacher (in order) Eliot: Murder in the Cathedral Bolt: A Man for All Seasons Shaw: Saint Joan Greene: The Potting Shed

July 11, Wednesday at 7 pm “Surprised by Joy: C.S. Lewis’ Spiritual Journey” Dr. Gayne J. Anacker, Chairman of the Board, C.S. Lewis Study Center (single seminar held at Christ Community Church, Belchertown, MA)

July 15, Sunday at 3 pm Author Discussion: Contemporary Perspectives on C.S. Lewis’ The Abolition of Man: History, Philosophy, Education, and Science” Timothy M. Mosteller and Gayne John Anacker, eds. Bloomsbury, 2017 “The Place of The Abolition of Man in the Contemporary Intellectual World” Dr. Gayne J. Anacker, co-editor “Truth and Imagination in The Abolition of Man” Dr. Scott B. Key, contributing author

July 20, Friday at 7 pm, and July 21, Saturday at 1 pm & 7 pm Still Small Theatre Troupe presents The Diary of Perpetua: A Musical in One Act (Talk-backs after all performances) and July 21, Saturday at 4-5:30 pm Dr. Scott B. Key and Voice of the Martyrs “Perpetua in Context: Suffering and Martyrdom in the Life of the Church”


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Unless otherwise indicated, these C. S. Lewis Study Center programs took place at the historic home long known as “Green Pastures” located at 199 Main Street, Northfield, MA 01360