Fall 2017 Events
boisi center events for fall 2017
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
McGuinn 121 • 6:30 pm
Featuring panelists M. Shawn Copeland (Boston College), Pat DeLeeuw (Boston College), Craig A. Ford Jr. (Boston College), Heather Cox Richardson (Boston College), and Martin Summers (Boston College). Moderated by Mark Massa, S.J.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Gasson Hall 100 • 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
"RIKERS: An American Jail" A Film by Bill Moyers
Screening and Panel Discussion
Monday, October 23, 2017
Stokes Hall S195 • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Featuring panelists Stephen Pope (Boston College), Marina McCoy (Boston College), and others TBA. Moderated by Erik Owens (Boston Collge).
What’s Wrong with the New Genealogy of Religious Freedom?
Why Religious Freedom Does Not Have To Be Impossible, Ideological, Oppressive, and Systemically-Biased (Even if It Sometimes Is)
David Decosimo, Boston University
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Boisi Center • 12:00 pm
Educating for Modern Democracy
November 7-10, 2017
Featuring plenary sessions with Charles Taylor and José Casanova (with Erik Owens moderating), Charles Mathewes, David Campbell, George Yancy, Eduardo Mendieta, Seyla Benhabib, and Candace Vogler.
More info and registration link to be released soon.
Co-sponsored with the Boston College Philosophy Department and organized in collaboration with the World Conference of Catholic University Institutions of Philosophy.
International Summit of Centers on Religion and Public Life
Thursday, November 16, 2017
By invitation only