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Past Events at the Boisi Center

 spring 2001 Events


Religious Diversity and the Common Good
Alan Wolfe
Director, The Boisi Center
January 23, 2001
Boisi Center, 24 Quincy Road

Linking Community Organizing and School Reform: A Comparative Analysis
Dennis Shirley Lynch School of Education
February 6, 2001
24 Quincy Road, Boisi Center

Economics and Ethics: Keynes on the Purpose of Economic Activity and the Justice of Economic Exchanges
Lord Robert Skidelsky Economics, University of Warwick
Templeton Lecture Series
February 20, 2001
Gasson 305

Should We Have Faith in the Churches?
The 10 Point Coalition's Effect on Boston Youth Violence
Christopher Winship, Sociology Department, Harvard University
February 22, 2001
24 Quincy Road, Boisi Center

Family, Religion and Politics: Understanding Gender Differences in Participation
Kay Schlozman, Chair of Political Science, Boston College
Sidney Verba, Harvard University
February 27, 2001
24 Quincy Road, Boisi Center

Conference on the Moral and Normative Aspects of School Choice
March 9-10, 2001
Fulton 511

Roundtable Discussion of President Bush's Proposal on Faith Based Initiatives
Panelists:
  Barney Frank, U.S. Congressman
  Charles Glenn, Boston University
  Wendy Kaminer, The Radcliffe Institute
  Dennis Shirley, The Lynch School of Education, Boston College
March 19, 2001
Devlin 101

Religious Commitment and Secular Reason
Arthur Madigan, S.J., Philosophy Department, Boston College
March 20, 2001
24 Quincy Road, Boisi Center

The Lustre of Our Country:
Why Religious Freedom is Foundational for Country and Church

The Honorable John T. Noonan
US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Templeton Lecture Series
March 22, 2001
Gasson 305

Crossing the Gods: World Religions and Worldly Politics
Jay Demerath, Sociology Department, University of Massachusetts Amherst
April 3, 2001
24 Quincy Road, Boisi Center

Religion, Class and Politics in the United States
Seymour Martin Lipset
School of Public Policy, George Mason University
Templeton Lecture Series
April 19, 2001
5th Floor Lounge McGuinn Hall

Alan Wolfe: Book Signing Party
Moral Freedom: The Search for Virtue in a World of Choice
April 27, 2001
24 Quincy Road, Boisi Center

From Ghetto to Mainstream:
Catholics and Evangelicals in the "Knowledge Professions"

John Schmalzbauer, Sociology Department, College of the Holy Cross
May 1, 2001
24 Quincy Road, Boisi Center