Annual Symposium

Lonergan Center conference photo

The 34th Fallon Memorial Lonergan Symposium will take place

April 25th - April 27th, 2019

at Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, California
University Hall 1000


Paper proposals (one-page abstracts) and Panel Proposals (that specify the question or set of related questions that will guide discussion) must be received no later than January 30th, 2019. Notifications of acceptance will be sent by February 15th, 2019. PLEASE IDENTIFY THE FUNCTIONAL SPECIALTY within which your proposed presentation falls. All proposals must include your name, professional affiliation, and email address. Completed papers must be submitted no later than April 1, 2019 in .doc or .docx format by email to if you wish your paper to be distributed by email prior to the symposium. Papers may be of any length, but speakers will be allowed 20 minutes to present their central thesis and 10 minutes for questions.

The Symposium Program, when completed, will be posted under the "Symposium Program" link.

Registration Fee: $50 (includes banquet), payable on the morning of the first day of the symposium. The fee includes copies of papers and catering, including the Saturday evening banquet. The registration fee for graduate students is $20.

Pre-registration: Please pre-register by April 1st, 2019 by sending an e-mail to Mark D. Morelli. Provide your name, and indicate whether or not you will be attending the banquet on Saturday night so we can make appropriate arrangements with campus food service. Please let us know if you require a vegetarian meal. NB. If you wish to attend the Banquet, you MUST confirm your attendance by April 20th.

Accommodations -- Custom Hotel (a postmodern experience), located within walking distance of the university. Their website can be found at Call 310.645.0400. Email: Ask for the LMU rate. You may be able to obtain cheaper rates on Search on Expedia for Custom Hotel in Los Angeles.