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Spring 2007 Events

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



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Headscarves 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


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"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


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

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


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


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



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Red and Blue Nation?
Bill Galston, Brookings Institution
Alan Wolfe, Boston College
Hahrie Han, Wellesley College
Marc Landy, Boston College
Thursday, March 29, 2007
Gasson Hall 305

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


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