David DiPasquale, Boston College
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Boisi Center • 12:00 pm
Fall 2017 Public Events
Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
McGuinn 121 • 6:30 pm
Featuring panelists M. Shawn Copeland (Boston College), Pat DeLeeuw (Boston College), Craig A. Ford Jr. (Boston College), Heather Cox Richardson (Boston College), and Martin Summers (Boston College). Moderated by Mark Massa, S.J.
"RIKERS: An American Jail" A Film by Bill Moyers
Screening and Panel Discussion
Monday, October 23, 2017
Stokes Hall S195 • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Featuring panelists Tom Lynes, Marina McCoy (Boston College), Joli Sparkman, and Stephen Pope (Boston College). Moderated by Erik Owens (Boston College).
Co-sponsored with the Department of Theology.
Educating for Modern Democracy
November 7-10, 2017
Featuring plenary sessions with Charles Taylor and José Casanova (with Erik Owens moderating), Charles Mathewes, David Campbell, George Yancy, Eduardo Mendieta, Seyla Benhabib, and Candace Vogler.
Erik Owens will moderate a panel discussion entitled "Modern Democracy, the Present Situation, and Higher Education: A Public Conversation" and featuring Charles Taylor (em. Department of Philosophy, McGill University) and José Casanova (Department of Sociology and the Berklee Center, Georgetown University). The panel will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 7:15 PM
Mark Massa, S.J. will moderate a panel discussion entitled "Civility in Public Discourse" and featuring Cathleen Kaveny (Department of Theology and the Law School, Boston College) and Vincent Rougeau (Dean of the Law School, Boston College). The panel will be held on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 1:00 PM.
A conference schedule can be found here. A registration link will be added soon.
Co-sponsored with the Boston College Philosophy Department and organized in collaboration with the World Conference of Catholic University Institutions of Philosophy.
International Summit of Centers on Religion and Public Life
Thursday, November 16, 2017
By invitation only