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Past Events at the Boisi Center

Fall 2008 Events


Patrick ManeyThe Roosevelt Legacy:  How FDR Shaped the Modern Presidency Patrick Maney, Boston College
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 
12:00-1:15 PM • Boisi Center 


Anderson J FranklinInvisibility Syndrome of African Americans in Educational Institutions
Anderson J. Franklin, Boston College
Wednesday, October 1, 2008
12:00-1:15 PM • Boisi Center 

Catholics and the 2008 ElectionCatholics and the 2008 Election
Amy Sullivan, TIME Magazine
Michael Sean Winters, America and Catholic World Magazines
Alan Wolfe, moderator
Thursday, October 9, 2008
4:30-6:00 PM • Devlin 101
Alan WolfeThe Role of the Public Intellectual
Alan Wolfe, Boston College
Sean Wilentz, Princeton University
Richard Parker, Harvard University
Sunday, October 12, 2008
1:30-3:00 PM • JFK Presidential Library
Steve SchloesserGeorges Rouault's Epistemological Modesty
Stephen Schloesser, Boston College
Wednesday, October 15, 2008 
12:00-1:15 PM • Boisi Center


Promised Land: Exodus and America, A Festival of IdeasPromised Land: Exodus and America, A Festival of Ideas
October 22-26, 2008 • Boston
Sponsored by Nextbook and the New Center for Arts and Culture



Mary BilderMadison's Hand: Remembering the Constitutional Convention (Thoughts on the History of the Book and the Catholic Intellectual Tradition)
Mary Sarah Bilder, Boston College
Wednesday, October 29, 2008
12:00-1:15 PM • Boisi Center 

Election 2008 Roundtable2008 Election Roundtable
Alan Wolfe, Kay Schlozman and
Marc Landy, Boston College
Thursday, November 6, 2008
4:30-6:00 PM • Devlin 101

James Morris"Ways of Knowing:" Re-integrating Spirituality in the Catholic University and Liberal Arts
James W. Morris, Boston College
Wednesday, November 12, 2008
12:00-1:15 PM • Boisi Center 

Abdullahi An-Na'imAmerican Secularism for American Muslims: Challenges and Prospects
Eighth Annual Prophetic Voices Lecture

Abdullahi An-Na'im
Thursday, November 13, 2008
4:30-6:00 PM • Higgins 300
Paul MarianiGiving the Dead Their Living Voices: On Writing Biography
Paul Mariani, Boston College
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
12:00-1:15 PM • Boisi Center

 

One Nation Under God?One Nation Under God? The Role of Religion in American Public Life
Mass Humanities 2008 Symposium

Saturday, November 22, 2008
Robsham Theater, Boston College
Sponsored by The Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities