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Fall 2017 Public Events

Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life

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American Muslims, Trump's Rise, and the Return of an Old Quarrel

David DiPasquale
, Boston College
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Boisi Center • 12:00 pm

RSVP required. Click here to register.

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Luther in America

Christine Helmer,
 Northwestern University
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Boisi Center • 12:30 pm *Note time*

RSVP required. Click here to register.

Co-sponsored with the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning.

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Land O’ Lakes at 50: The State of Catholic Higher Education


Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Gasson Hall 100 • 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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What’s Wrong with the New Genealogy of Religious Freedom? Or, Why Religious Freedom Does Not Have To Be Impossible, Ideological, Oppressive, and Systemically-Biased (Even if It Sometimes Is)

David Decosimo, Boston University
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Boisi Center • 12 pm

RSVP Required. Click here to register.

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Educating for Modern Democracy

November 7-10, 2017

Featuring plenary sessions with Charles Taylor, José Casanova, Charles Mathewes, David Campbell, George Yancy, Eduardo Mendieta, Seyla Benhabib, and Candace Vogler.

More info and registration link to be released soon.

Co-sponsored with Philosophy Department and organized in collaboration with the World Conference of Catholic University Institutions of Philosophy. 

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International Summit of Centers on Religion and Public Life

Thursday, November 16, 2017
By invitation only