Fall 2017 Events

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What's So Political about 'Political' Islam?

David DiPasquale, Boston College

September 12, 2017


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The Challenge of Charlottesville: Race, Religion and Public Monuments

M. Shawn Copeland, Boston College
Patricia DeLeeuw, Boston College
Craig A. Ford Jr.,  Boston College
Heather Cox Richardson, Boston College
Martin Summers, Boston College
Mark Massa, S.J., Boston College (Moderator)

September 26, 2017


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Luther in America

Christine Helmer, Boston College

October 5, 2017


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Is Civility Dead?

Keith J. Bybee, Syracuse University

October 5, 2017


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Land O' Lakes at 50: The State of Catholic Higher Education

Various Speakers and Panelists

October 11, 2017


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RIKERS: An American Jail

A Film by Bill Moyers

Featuring panelists Tom Lynes, Marina McCoy (Boston College), Stephen Pope (Boston College), and Joli Sparkman. Moderated by Erik Owens (Boston College).

October 23, 2017


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U.S. Foreign Policy After ISIS

Glenn Carle, Author and Former Deputy National Intelligence Officer for Transnational Threats, National Intelligence Council 

October 30, 2017


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What’s Wrong with the New Genealogy of Religious Freedom?

David Decosimo, Boston University

November 2, 2017


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Educating for Modern Democracy

Featuring plenary sessions with Charles Taylor and José Casanova (with Erik Owens moderating), Charles MathewesDavid CampbellGeorge YancyEduardo MendietaJudith Green, and Candace Vogler.

November 7-10, 2017


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Responding to the Global Refugee Crisis at BC and Beyond

November 13-16, 2017

The Refugee Project is a collaboration with colleagues at Harvard Divinity School, the American Academy of Religion, and Shared Studios (with funding from the Henry Luce Foundation), in the Boston area November 4-20, 2017.