Event date: Wednesday, October 12, 2011, from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Robert A. Maryks, Ph.D. (2006) in History, Fordham University, is Associate Professor of History at The City University of New York. He has published extensively on the history of Jesuits, including Saint Cicero and the Jesuits: The Influence of the Liberal Arts on the Adoption of Moral Probabilism (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008); The Jesuit Order as a Synagogue of Jews: Jesuits of Jewish Ancestry and Purity-of-Blood Laws in the Early Society of Jesus (Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2009); and "Pouring Jewish Water into Fascist Wine." Untold Stories of (Catholic) Jews from the Archive of Mussolini's Jesuit Pietro Tacchi Venturi (Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, forthcoming in December 2011).