Webinars

Note: This webinar has already passed. Please visit http://www.cslewiscollege.org/video/ to view the free recording. Our next webinar is planned for late July.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 5 pm Pacific / 6 Mountain / 7 Central / 8 Eastern

We invite you to join us for our a C.S. Lewis College webinar featuring Dr. Joseph Loconte, Professor of History at The King’s College in New York.

Dr. Loconte will discuss his book, A Hobbit, A Wardrobe, and a Great War and the related documentary series in production. Joining Joe in the conversation will be moderator Amber Salladin.

We’ll also feature information and clips from the documentary and will include Director/Producer and long-time Foundation friend, Ralph Linhardt, in the discussion. Throughout, we will be taking questions from members of the audience. While no preparation is necessary, we invite you to purchase a copy of Joe’s book on Amazon or Barnes & Noble in either hardback or e-book.


Joseph Loconte, PhD, is an Associate Professor of History at The King’s College in New York City, where he teaches courses on Western Civilization, American Foreign Policy, and International Human Rights. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller A Hobbit, a Wardrobe, and a Great War: How J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis Rediscovered Faith, Friendship, and Heroism in the Cataclysm of 1914-1918.

Mr. Loconte previously served as a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the School of Public Policy at Pepperdine University, and was a Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Loconte’s other books include: God, Locke, and Liberty: The Struggle for Religious Freedom in the West; The Searchers: A Quest for Faith in the Valley of Doubt; and The End of Illusions: Religious Leaders Confront Hitler’s Gathering Storm.

Mr. Loconte will be joining the Heritage Foundation in June as the Director of the B. Kenneth Simon Center for American Studies.


Amber Salladin is the Music Director at Emmanuel Anglican Church in Manhattan, New York City, Assistant Conductor for the Young People’s Chorus of New York City, Artistic Director of Joyful Voices New York, Associate Artistic Director of Inspire: A Choir for Unity, Conductor for the Academy for Teachers Chorus, and Principal Pianist for the New York Session Symphony. 

Amber has served the C.S. Lewis Foundation for over fifteen years in various capacities including Artist Coordinator, Summer Institute Choir member, Worship Leader and general volunteer.

She will be leading an afternoon seminar at C.S. Lewis College’s 2021 C.S. Lewis “Oxbridge” Summer Institute.