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The Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy

Events 2015-2016

the clough center for the study of constitutional democracy


fall 2015 Lectures


 

bronze theater mask

Performing Democracy: Private Citizens on the Public Stage ยป

Thursday, September 10, 2015
6:00 p.m.
Devlin Hall, Room 101

Part of The Arts and the Culture of Democracy Series.


 

Elena Kagan

Constitution Day Event
Q&A with Elena Kagan, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States

Friday, September 11, 2015
Ropes & Gray Conference Center, East Wing Room 115
Boston College Law School

Co-sponsored with the Rappaport Center and the Office of the Dean at BC Law.

 


 

Charles Clough addresses students at the welcome reception

Clough Fellows Welcome Reception

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
5:00 p.m.
Connolly House

By invitation only.



Constitution, flag, gavel

Panel: Constitutional Interpretation

Thursday, September 24, 2015
12:00 p.m.
Barat House, Boston College Law School

RSVP to clough.center@bc.edu. Lunch will be served.

 


 

Philip Pettit

Giving Corporate Bodies their Due, and Only their Due with Philip Pettit

Monday, September 28, 2015
5:00 p.m.
Devlin Hall, Room 101

Co-sponsored by the Political Science Department. Part of The Clough Distinguished Lectures in Jurisprudence series.


 

Axel Honneth

Three, not Two, Concepts of Liberty: The Idea of Social Freedom with Axel Honneth

Thursday, October 8, 2015
6:00 p.m.
Devlin Hall, Room 101

Co-sponsored by the Philosophy Department. This lecture is the Inaugural Jonathan Trejo-Mathys Memorial Lecture.


 

Saskia Sassen. Photo by Asiya Khaki

The Clough Center presents Saskia Sassen

Thursday, October 15, 2015
5:00 p.m.
Devlin Hall, Room 101

Co-sponsored by the Sociology Department. Part of The Clough Distinguished Lectures in Jurisprudence series.

 


John Agresto

The Problem of Modern Liberty with John Agresto

Friday, October 16, 2015
12:00 p.m.
10 Stone Ave., Boston College
RSVP to clough.center@bc.edu. Lunch will be served.

Part of the John Marshall Lectures in Political Philosophy.



James Madison

Panel: James Madison

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
5:00 p.m.
Barat House, Boston College Law School


 

US Supreme Court

Conference on the Supreme Court

Friday, October 30, 2015
Details to come.


 

Ayelet Shachar

The Clough Center presents Ayelet Shachar

Thursday, November 5, 2015
12:00 p.m.
Barat House, Boston College Law School

RSVP to clough.center@bc.edu. Lunch will be served.

Part of The Clough Distinguished Lectures in Jurisprudence.


 

Dr. Shirin Ebadi

The Clough Center presents Dr. Shirin Ebadi

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
4:00 p.m.
Gasson Hall, Room 100

Co-sponsored by the Winston Center.


 
constitutional amendment

Authority and Authoritarianism in Fiction and Politics

Thursday, November 12, 2015
6:00 p.m.
Devlin Hall, Room 101

Part of The Arts and the Culture of Democracy Series.



American Flag

Book Discussion with Professor James Cronin

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
5:00 p.m.
Devlin Hall, Room 101