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Academy of Catholic Thought and Imagination

The Academy of Catholic Thought and Imagination at Loyola Marymount University is a community of scholars who work in dialogue with the Catholic intellectual tradition by developing, critically examining, communicating, or otherwise engaging the rich resources of Catholic thought and imagination, especially as it is informed by Jesuit and Ignatian vision. The Academy serves as a hub for scholarship, interdisciplinary research, innovative pedagogy, and creative outreach across LMU’s campus in the southwest United States and beyond.

Featured Event

"Welcome to Sodom" Movie Screening & Panel Discussion

October 26-28, 2020

An interdisciplinary dialogue about environmental justice and the power of filmmaking.

Access the movie here and then watch a panel discussion with professors Nicole Bouvier-Brown, Charles E. Swanson, and Brian Treanor. 

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