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Events 2014-2015

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spring 2015 Lectures


 



Dangerous Passions event poster

Luncheon
Dangerous Passions: The Politics of Modern Honour »

Friday, February 13, 2015
12:00 p.m.
10 Stone Ave, Room 201
RSVP required by Feb 10 to clough.center@bc.edu.

Part of the John Marshall Lectures in Political Philosophy.



The Clough Center presents Jonathan Israel

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Time TBD
Devlin Hall, Room 101



conference image of Lady Justice with a Third Reich symbol in one of her scales.

Conference
Legally Blind: Law, Ethics, and the Third-Reich »

Tuesday, March 10 – Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Boston College

Registration required by March 6, 2015.





The Clough Center presents Alice Ristroph

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Time TBD
Barat House, Boston College Law School

Part of the Clough Distinguished Lectures in Jurisprudence.



Alexander Somek

The Clough Center presents Alexander Somek »

Monday, March 30, 2015
Time & Location TBD



The Clough Center presents Frank Michelman

Thursday, April 9, 2015
Time TBD
Barat House, Boston College Law School



Pauline Kleingeld

The Clough Center presents Pauline Kleingeld »

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Time & Location TBD



Butterfly life cycle: from catepillar to butterfly

Panel Discussion:
Fidelity and Change in Constitutional Interpretation »

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
5:00 p.m.
Barat House, Boston College Law School


Fall 2014 Lectures




Portrait of Francis Bacon

Symposium
Science is Power: Politics & Knowledge in the Thought of Francis Bacon
»

Friday, September 12, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
McGuinn Hall, Room 521
Registration required by 9/10.

Part of the John Marshall Lectures in Political Philosophy.



Community and Individuality in Aesthetic Experience text

Community & Individuality in Aesthetic Experience with Paul Guyer »

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
5:00 p.m.
McGuinn Hall, Room 521

Co-sponsored by the BC Philosophy Department.



Two Humanitarianisms text and picture of a globe

Two Humanitarianisms
A Constitution Day Lecture with John Witt
»

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
3:30 p.m.
East Wing 120, Boston College Law School

Co-sponsored by the BC Law Legal History Roundtable.



Clough Fellows Welcome Reception

Thursday, October 2, 2014
5:30 p.m.
Connolly House

By invitation only.



Upward view of skyscrapers with a gray cloudy sky in the background. Photo by Simon_Syon via Flickr.

The Prophetic Task of Legal Thought with Roberto Mangabeira Unger »

Thursday, October 16, 2014
3:30 p.m.
Barat House, Boston College Law School
Reception to follow. RSVP by 10/13.

Part of the Clough Distinguished Lectures in Jurisprudence.

Watch The Prophetic Task of Legal Thought event »



Silhouette of a crowd of protesters waving flags

Symposium on Constitution-Making & Constitutional Design »

Friday, October 31, 2014
8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Murray Function Room, Yawkey Center
Registration required by 10/27.

With keynote speaker Ran Hirschl, University of Toronto, Faculty of Law



Close-up of Japanese Soldier's uniform, focusing on shoulder patch of the country's flag

Panel Discussion
The War on Japan's Pacifist Constitution »

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
12:00 p.m.
Barat House, Boston College Law School

Watch The War on Japan's Pacifist Constitution event »



antique globe

International Legitimation with Sebastiano Maffettone

Monday, November 10, 2014
12:00 p.m.
Hovey House Library, Room 107



antique ink pen resting on a paper with cursive writing

The Political Life of Poetry »

Thursday, November 13, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Devlin Hall, Room 101

Part of The Arts and the Culture of Democracy Series.



capitol at night

Why Government Fails So Often and What Legal Education Can Do to Address the Problem with Peter Schuck »

Thursday, December 4, 2014
12:00 p.m.
Barat House, Boston College Law School

RSVP to clough.center@bc.edu by December 1st.

Co-sponsored by the Boston College Political Science Department.