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Events 2015-2016

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spring 2016 Lectures


 

The Visual Arts: Making Democracy Visible

The Visual Arts:
Making Democracy Visible »

Thursday, January 21, 2016
6:00 p.m.
Devlin Hall, Room 101

Featuring Liza Lou, Ramiro Gomez, Lawrence Weschler, and Edward Hirsch.

 Watch The Visual Arts: Making Democracy Visible »


 

US Constitution

The Rise of the Constitution with
Aziz Rana »

Friday, February 19, 2016
12:00 p.m.
Barat House, Boston College Law School

 Watch The Rise of the Constitution with Aziz Rana »


 

constitutional law

A Theory of Judicial Review with Michael Perry »

Monday, February 29, 2016
12:00 p.m.
Barat House, Boston College Law School

 Watch A Theory of Judicial review with Michael Perry »


 

Book by Jan Breman

On Pauperism in Present and Past with Jan Breman »

Canceled. 

Co-sponsored by the Sociology Department.


 


 

Bruce Ackerman

The Rise and Fall (?) of World Constitutionalism with Bruce Ackerman »

Thursday, April 14, 2016
5:00 p.m.
Barat House, Boston College Law School

Part of the Clough Distinguished Lectures in Jurisprudence Series


 

amartya-sen

Conference:
The Future of Economic and Social Rights »

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - Wednesday, April 20, 2016
East Wing 200, Boston College Law School

Keynote speaker: Amartya Sen, Thomas W. Lamont University Professor, and Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Harvard University

 Watch The Future of Economic and Social Rights »


 

Music & the culture of democracy poster image

Music and the Culture of Democracy »

Thursday, April 21, 2016
6:00 p.m.
Devlin Hall, Room 101

Featuring Edward Hirsch, Kim Kashkashian, Scott Poulson-Bryant, and Elijah Wald.

 Watch Music and the Culture of Democracy »


fall 2015 Lectures


 


 

Elena Kagan

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

Friday, September 11, 2015
10:30 a.m.
Ropes & Gray Conference Center, East Wing Room 115
Boston College Law School

NOTE: Tickets are required to attend this event in Room 115. Overflow rooms are available in the East Wing in rooms 100, 120, and 200. Tickets are not required for the overflow rooms.

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.



Constitutional Design Discussion Panel Flyer

Panel: Constitutional Design by Judiciary? 

Thursday, September 24, 2015
12:30 p.m.
Barat House, Boston College Law School

Featuring Rosalind Dixon, Mark Tushnet, and Anna Su. A paper is available by request, please email clough.center@bc.edu.

 Watch Constitutional Design by Judiciay? »


 

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

 Watch Giving Corporate Bodies Their Due, and Only Their Due »


 

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

Lecture honoring the memory of Jonathan Trejo-Mathys. Co-sponsored by the Philosophy Department.

 Watch Three, Not Two Concepts of Liberty »


 


James Madison

Book Discussion Panel
Madison's Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention »

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

Featuring Mary Sarah Bilder, Boston College; Saikrishna Prakash, University of Virginia; Heather K. Gerken, Yale Law School; and David A. Strauss, University of Chicago Law School

 Watch Madison's Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention »


 

Ayelet Shachar

The Selective Re-Bordering of Citizenship and Migration with 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 Colloquium presents
Dr. Shirin Ebadi »

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

Co-sponsored by the Winston Center.


 


Global Rules book cover

Ending the Cold War and Setting the Terms of the Future World Order with Professor James Cronin »

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

Featuring James Cronin, Mary Elise Sarotte, Jeremi Suri, Arne Westad, and moderated by Seth Jacobs.

 Watch Ending the Cold War and Setting the Terms of the Future World Order »