Inaugural Lectures Begin Nov. 14

The Inaugural Lecture Series - four presentations throughout the academic year commemorating the inauguration of Boston College President William P. Leahy, SJ - will begin on Thursday, Nov. 14 in Gasson 100.

Yale University Law School Professor Stephen Carter will present "Law, the Constitution and Religious Education" at 3:30 p.m. Carter, an award-winning author, writes on the intersection of religion, politics and law. His most recent books are The Culture of Disbelief and Integrity .

The series will resume next semester when John T. Noonan Jr., a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, presents "Cherishing Freedom, Conveying Faith" on Feb. 26 at 4 p.m. in Gasson 100. Noonan is also on the faculty of the University of Southern California Law School.

On April 17 at 4 p.m. in Gasson 100, Monika K. Hellwig, a professor at Georgetown University and executive director of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities, will present "A Vision of the Catholic University."

The final event in the series will be a Faculty Day panel discussion, "American Catholic Higher Education and the Future of Boston College," on May 1 in Robsham Theater. Panelists and starting time will be announced.


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