On the anniversary of C.S. Lewis’ death on November 22, 1963, there will be a memorial service in the Poets’ Corner at Westminster Abbey. And in New York City, on Saturday, November 23, the Fulton J. Sheen Center for Thought and Culture and the New York C. S. Lewis Society are jointly sponsoring a conference reflecting on his life and work. “C. S. Lewis: In Memoriam” will feature noted speakers from here and abroad, a forum addressing the question “Why C. S. Lewis?” and many opportunities for informal discussion.
There will also be a screening of the documentary Beyond Narnia. Dinner is included in the registration fee. The conference will take place at the Cathedral High School at 56th Street and First Avenue in Manhattan, from 1 to 8 p.m.
For more information, please contact Rosemarie Bruno at firstname.lastname@example.org or 646-794-3479. To register, send a check ($35 per person) payable to The Archdiocese of New York (memo: Lewis event) to: Rosemarie H. Bruno Sheen Center 1011 First Avenue, 7th Floor New York, NY 10022-4112.