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Spring 2009 Events

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Ways of Knowing: Field Science in the 21st Century

Noah Snyder, Boston College
Wednesday, February 4, 2009
12:00-1:15 PM • Boisi Center


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The Faiths of a Catholic University: Personal or Impersonal?
James Bernauer, S.J., Boston College
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
12:00-1:15 PM • Boisi Center


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Realism, Ethics & US Foreign Policy

Jean Bethke Elshtain, University of Chicago
Fr. Bryan Hehir, Harvard University
Andrew J. Bacevich, Boston University
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
4:00-5:30 PM • McGuinn 121


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Ways of Knowing and Catholic Intellectual Traditions: Women Living with HIV/AIDS in the US

Rosanna DeMarco, Boston College
Thursday, February 26, 2009
12:00-1:15 PM • Boisi Center


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Intuition, Emotion and Visualization
Crystal Tiala, Boston College
Wednesday, March 11, 2009
12:00-1:15 PM • Boisi Center



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Redeeming Freedom: Evangelicals and Democracy, Around the World and Across Time
Timothy Samuel Shah, Council on Foreign Relations
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
4:30-6:00 PM • Devlin 101


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 Building: Community, Houses, Resumes?
• Dr. Robert Murphy (Economics)
• Dr. Jennie Purnell (Political Science)
• Dan Couch (A&S '09)
• Matt Raffol (CSOM '09)
Thursday, March 19, 2009
7:00-9:30 • McGuinn 121


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Scientific Knowledge and Faith
Paul Davidovits, Boston College
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
12:00-1:15 PM • Boisi Center



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Human Evolution and Christian Ethics
Stephen Pope, Boston College
Tuesday, March 31, 2009
5:00-6:30 pm • Cushing 001



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Gettysburg in Rehab
John Summers, Boston College
Wednesday, April 1, 2009
12:00-1:15 PM • Boisi Center


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Ways of Knowing through Iconography: The Temple of Solomon and the Dome of the Rock
Pamela Berger
Wednesday, April 8, 2009
12:00-1:15 PM • Boisi Center


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Author Meets Critics: The Future of Liberalism

Alan Wolfe, Boston College
Mary Sarah Bilder, Boston College
Daniel J Mahoney, Assumption College
Wednesday, April 29, 2009
4:30-6:00 pm • McGuinn 121