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Public Events at the Boisi Center

Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life

Fall 2016 Events


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The Ethics of Female Genital Mutilation and Child Marriages, As Seen in Tanzania Today

Elizabeth Mach, MaryKnoll Lay Missioner
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Boisi Center • 12-1:15pm

 

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Meghan Sweeney

On Service Learning

Meghan Sweeney, Boston College
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Boisi Center • 12-1:15pm

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The New Bostonians: How Immigrants Have Transformed Boston since the 1960s

Marilynn Johnson, Boston College
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Boisi Center • 12-1:15pm

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Politics, Millennials and the Future of
Civil Discourse

featuring BC student leaders (TBA)
and Graham Griffith, public media consultant
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Fulton Hall 511 • 7-8:30pm

 


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Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism

Edward E. Baptist, Cornell University
Response by Martin Summers, Boston College
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Higgins Hall 300 • 7:30-9pm

 


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Public Theology and the Global Common Good:
The contribution of David Hollenbach, S.J.

Sponsored by the Institute for Liberal Arts
Opening Keynote: October 14, 4-5:30pm • Gasson Hall 100 
Conference: October 15, 9:00am - 4:15pm • Simbali Hall (STM)
Closing Liturgy: October 15, 4:30pm • STM Chapel

 


book cover Just War revisited

Just War Revisited

Gen. James Dubik, U.S. Army, ret.
Rev. J. Bryan Hehir, Harvard University
Government Official TBA
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Higgins Hall 300 • 5:30-7:00pm

 


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An Ethics for the Coming Storm

The 16th Annual Prophetic Voices Lecture
Laurie Zoloth, Northwestern University
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Fulton Hall 511 • 6:00-7:30pm