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Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life

Past Events at the Boisi Center

 Fall 2010 Events

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Humanitarian Intervention and the "Responsibility to Protect"

David Hollenbach, SJ, Boston College
Mahmood Mamdani, Columbia University
Alan Wolfe, Boston College
Moderated by Erik Owens, Boston College
Thursday, Sept. 16 • 5:30PM • Higgins 300

 

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The Rising Power of the American Dead

Ray Madoff, Boston College Law School
Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010
12:00-1:15 PM • Boisi Center
RSVP Required

 

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Presidential Roulette

Richard Albert, Boston College Law School
Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010
12:00-1:15 PM • Boisi Center
RSVP Required


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Author Meets Critics:
Damon Linker's The Religious Test

Damon Linker, Contributing Editor of The New Republic
Patrick Deneen,
Georgetown University
Mark Silk,
Trinity College
Moderated by Erik Owens, Boston College
Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010 • 5:30PM • Higgins 310

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The University in the 21st Century: Thinking about Ethics, Persons, and Discourse

The 10th Annual Prophetic Voices Lecture
James F. Keenan, SJ,
Boston College
Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010
5:00PM • Higgins 300
Photo by Kris Brewer
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The Hebrew Republic: Jewish Sources and the Transformation of European Political Thought

Eric Nelson, Harvard University
Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010
12:00-1:15 PM • Boisi Center
RSVP Required