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Fall 2019 Newsletter 


The Boisi Center Report, highlighting our fall events, is now available here

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Spring 2020 Events

All our events are free and open to the public. RSVPs are required for luncheon colloquiums and requested for our other events. 


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Is There a New Anti-Semitism?
Panel Discussion 

James Bernauer, S.J., Boston College
Susannah Heschel, Dartmouth College
Mark Silk, Trinity College

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Gasson Hall 305 • 6 - 7:30pm

RSVP Requested.

Co-sponsored with the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning and BC Hillel


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Evolution and Innovation in Legal Education

Luncheon Colloquium

Vincent Rougeau, Boston College
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Boisi Center • 12:00 - 1:15pm

RSVP Required. Click here to register.


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Race, Class, and Ethnicity in College Admissions: Deans Discuss the Harvard Case
Panel Discussion

Susan Gennaro, Connell School of Nursing
Vincent Rougeau, Law School
Stanton Wortham, Lynch School of Education and Human Development 
Monday, February 24, 2020
Higgins Hall 310 • 5:30 - 7pm

RSVP Requested.

Co-sponsored with Thea Bowman AHANA and Intercultural Center


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19th Annual Prophetic Voices Lecture

Blessed are the Rich: The American Gospel of Success

Jonathan Lee Walton, Wake Forest University

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Gasson Hall 305 • 4:30 - 5:45pm

RSVP Requested.


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Lived Experience, Culture, and Cognition at Faith-based Homeless Shelters
Luncheon Colloquium

Ines W. Jindra, Boisi Center, Visiting Scholar
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Boisi Center • 12:00 - 1:15pm

RSVP Required. Click here to register.

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Swab On Your Way In: The Use of DNA Tests in Immigration
Luncheon Colloquium

Tally Kritzman-Amir, Harvard University
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Boisi Center • 12 - 1:15pm

RSVP required. Click here to register.

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