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Fall 2012 Events

Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life

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Diaspora: An Introduction

Kevin Kenny, Boston College
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Boisi Center • 12:00-1:15pm

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Standards for Effective Elementary and Secondary Catholic Schools: A New Responsibility for Higher Education

Patricia Weitzel-O'Neill, Boston College
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Boisi Center • 12:00-1:15pm

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Nuns in American Public Life

Sr. Mary Bendyna, Aquinas College
Sr. Mary Ann Hinsdale, IHM, Boston College
Margaret Thompson, Syracuse University
Moderated by Erik Owens, Boston College
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Higgins 310 • 5:30-7:00pm

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Latinos and the 2012 Election

Luis Lugo, Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life
Susan Eckstein, Boston University
Alan Wolfe, Boston College
Modertated by Erik Owens, Boston College

Thursday, November 1, 2012
Higgins 310 • 5:30-7:00pm

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Religion and the Liberal Aims of Higher Education

A two-day conference to honor Boston College's sesquicentennial
The Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Thursday, November 8, 2012, 5:00-6:45pm
Friday, November 9, 2012, 9:00am-5:00pm


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American Dreams: Jews and Broadway

Stuart Hecht, Boston College
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Boisi Center • 12:00-1:15pm

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Update on the 'War on Terror':  Facts and Fears

Glenn Carle, former CIA interrogator
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Fulton 511 • 7:00-8:30pm

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Of Law and God in Europe

Joseph Weiler, New York University
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Higgins 300 • 5:00pm


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Individuals, Institutions, and Religious Freedom

Richard Garnett, University of Notre Dame
Response by Gregory Kalscheur, S.J., Boston College
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Gasson 100 • 5:30-7:00pm