On November 1, 2022, the College was delighted to host the event Dorothy Day at 125: A Conversation with Martha Hennessy and Robert Ellsberg. Hennessy is Day's granddaughter.
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Since 2015, Manhattan College has hosted many other events on campus that relate to Day's life and legacy. Past events incldue:
- 3/29/22: Dorothy Day and the Radical Vocation of a Journalist, Lecture by Melissa Cedillo, Colleen Dulle and Eileen Markey.
- 5/15/21: International Webinar on “Dorothy Day and the Global Church” with Noel E. Bordador, Nazareth House Philippines, Anne Dowling, Dorothy Day House Australia, Gerard Moorman, Jeannette Noëlhuis Netherlands, Henry Simonin, Le Dorothy, France
- 11/29/20: Virtual event co-sponsored with America Media and the Dorothy Day Guild: The Living Legacy of Dorothy Day, with David Brooks, Anne Snyder, Paul Elie
- 11/8/20: Love in Action, Insights from Dorothy Day on Bearing Witness in a Time of Crisis with Dr. Julie Leininger Pycior.
- 3/4/20: Film Screening (NY Premiere) of Revolution of the Heart: The Dorothy Day Story, with a presentation by filmmaker Martin Doblmeier.
- 11/1/18: The Making of a Saint, Daniel Cosacchi (Fairfield University), Joanne Kennedy (Catholic Worker), and Michael Lee (Fordham University)
- 11/15/17 The World Will Be Saved by Beauty, Kate Hennessy on her grandmother, Dorothy Day.
- 11/16/16: Dorothy Day Lecture. Kathleen and Patrick Jordan (112 participants).
- 10/5/15: Dorothy Day lecture by Robert Ellsberg. Co-sponsored with Campus Ministry & Social Action, History, and Religious Studies..