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Spring 2013 Events

Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life

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Youth and Diplomacy: My Experience as the U.S. Youth Delegate
Brooke Loughrin,
Boston College
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Boisi Center • 12:00-1:15pm

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The Future of Catholic Periodicals: Faith, Finances, and the Digital Age
Co-sponsored by the Church in the 21st Century Center
Paul Baumann, Commonweal Magazine
Matt Malone, S.J., America Magazine
Meinrad Sherer-Emunds, U.S. Catholic Magazine
Moderated by Tom Roberts, National Catholic Reporter
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Gasson 100 • 5:30-6:45pm


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Poverty and American National Priorities
Eric Gregory, Princeton University
Susan Crawford Sullivan, College of the Holy Cross
William Julius Wilson, Harvard University
Moderated by Erik Owens, Boston College
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Higgins 300 • 7:30-9:00pm


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The Papacy after Benedict XVI
Rev. James T. Bretzke, S.J., Boston College
Sr. Mary Ann Hinsdale, I.H.M., Boston College
Rev. Robert Imbelli, Boston College
Rev. James M. Weiss, Boston College
Moderated by Rev. Mark Massa, S.J., Boston College
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Higgins 300 • 7:30-9:00pm

Co-sponsored by the School of Theology and Ministry

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Youth Civic Engagement
Meira Levinson,
Harvard Graduate School of Education
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Boisi Center • 12:00-1:15pm


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What is Liberation Theology?
Roberto Goizueta
, Boston College
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Boisi Center • 12:00-1:15pm


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Prophetic Action & Imagination
12th Annual Prophetic Voices Lecture
Ernesto Cortes, Industrial Areas Foundation
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Heights Room • 5:30-7:00pm

Event is free and open to the public

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Cosmopolitanism in Constitutional Law
Vlad Perju,
Boston College
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Boisi Center • 12:00-1:15pm


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Religion, State and Education: Turkish and American Perspectives
Erik Owens
, Boston College
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Boisi Center 12:00-1:15pm