National Research Conferences

2008 - Loyola Marymount University
Convivencia: Religious Identities in the New World
Directors: Dorian Llywelyn and Amir Hussain
March 27-29, 2008

2006 - Baylor University
The World and Christian Imagination
Director - Douglas V. Henry

2005 Calvin College
Globalization and Secularity: What Comes After Modernity?

Director: Dr. James K.A. Smith

2004 - Samford University
Christianity and Human Rights
CoDirectors - Frederick Shepherd, Associate Professor of Political Science and Christopher P. Metress, Associate Professor of English.

2003 - Seattle Pacific University
A Narratable World: The Theological Implications of Story
Director - Gregory Wolfe, Writer-in-Residence, editor of Image

2002 - Baylor University
Christianity and Economics

Director - James Henderson, Department of Economics

2001 - University of Notre Dame
Ecology, Theology and Judeo-Christian Environmental Ethics

Director - David M. Lodge, Department of Biological Sciences

Noteworthy News

May LFP Update

The Current LFP Update for May 2020 is now available. Click here.


2021-2023 Postdoctoral Fellowship now accepting applications

The Lilly Fellows Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in the Humanities and the Arts is accepting applications. For more information and to apply, click here.


Announcing the 2021 LFP Book Award

We are now accepting nominations for the 2021 LFP Book Award. Please nominate books that exemplifies the central ideas animating the LFP by March 1, 2021. See here for more information.


Announcing the winner of the 2020 Arlin G. Meyer Prize

We are pleased to announce that Stephen Heyde of Baylor University has won the 2020 Arlin G. Meyer Prize in the Performing Arts for Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 2. For more information and to hear the piece performed, please see our official announcement.


New edition of Leading Lives that Matter released

In their second edition of Leading Lives That Matter, editors Mark Schwehn and Dorothy Bass compile a wide range of texts—from ancient and contemporary literature, social commentary, and philosophy—related to questions of vital interest for those who are trying to decide what to do with their lives and what kind of human beings they hope to become. Leading Lives that Matter has been an important text in many of our fellowship and grant programs, and it contains excellent resources. Click here for more information and an excerpt.


Lilly Network of Church- Related Colleges and Universities

If you are interested in learning more about membership in the Lilly Network of Church-Related Colleges and Universities, please contact us here.