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Past Events at the Boisi Center

Spring 2007 Events

O'BrienThe Role of Catholic Universities in American Public Life
David O'Brien, College of the Holy Cross
Tuesday, January 30, 2007
Boisi Center


PanelHeadscarves and Holy Days: Should the Law Make Exceptions?
Leah Farish, Civil rights attorney
Marci Hamilton, Yeshiva University
Jytte Klausen, Brandeis University
Moderator: Erik Owens
Wednesday, February 7, 2007 


Panel"The Theocons" in American Public Life
Damon Linker, author (The Theocons: Secular  America Under Siege)
Jorge Garcia, Boston College
Moderator: Alan Wolfe, Boston College
Wednesday, February 28, 2007 
Gasson 305


Gomes“The Danger of Prophecy”
6th Annual Prophetic Voices of the Church Lecture

Rev. Peter Gomes, Harvard University
Thursday, March 15, 2007 
The Heights Room



PanelConference: Blasphemy and Free Expression in Secular Democracies
Panel: "Religious Perspectives on Free Expression"
Panel: "Journalistic Ethics in Religion Coverage"
Saturday, March 24, 2007




Islam in Europe and the United States
Kishwer Falkner, Baroness of Margravine, U.K. House of Lords
Wednesday, March 28, 2007
Boisi Center


PanelRed and Blue Nation?
Bill Galston, Brookings Institution
Alan Wolfe, Boston College
Thursday, March 29, 2007
Boisi Center


McCoyBlasphemy in Ink: The Danish Mohammed Cartoons and their Fallout
John McCoy, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
Tuesday, April 3, 2007
Boisi Center



FeldmanCurrent Developments in Middle Eastern Politics and Religion
Shai Feldman, Brandeis University
Wednesday, April 18, 2007
Boisi Center