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Events 2014-2015

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Fall 2014 Lectures


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The Arts and the Culture of Democracy »

Thursday, September 11, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Devlin Hall, Room 101

Part of The Arts and the Culture of Democracy Series.



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



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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.



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Two Humanitarianisms
A Constitution Day Lecture with John Witt
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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.



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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.



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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



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Panel Discussion
The War on Japan's Pacifist Constitution »

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



International Legitimation with Sebastiano Maffettone

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



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.



Why Government Fails So Often and How It Can Do Better

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