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Fall 2017 Public Events

Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life

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What's So Political About 'Political' Islam?


David DiPasquale
, Boston College
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Boisi Center • 12:00 pm

RSVP required. Click here to register.


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The Challenge of Charlottesville: Race, Religion and Public Monuments
Panel Discussion

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
McGuinn 121 • 6:30 pm

Featuring panelists M. Shawn Copeland (Boston College), Pat DeLeeuw (Boston College), Craig A. Ford Jr. (Boston College), Heather Cox Richardson (Boston College), and Martin Summers (Boston College). Moderated by Mark Massa, S.J.

Co-sponsored with the Boston College History Department, the Boston College Theology Department and the African and African Diaspora Studies Program.


Robert E. Lee statue

The Challenge of Charlottesville: Race, Religion and Public Monuments
Panel Discussion

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
McGuinn 121 • 6:30 pm

Featuring panelists M. Shawn Copeland (Boston College), Pat DeLeeuw (Boston College), Craig A. Ford Jr. (Boston College), Heather Cox Richardson (Boston College), and Martin Summers (Boston College). Moderated by Mark Massa, S.J.

Co-sponsored with the Boston College History Department, the Boston College Theology Department and the African and African Diaspora Studies Program.


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

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Gasson Hall 100 • 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

RSVP required.


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"RIKERS: An American Jail" A Film by Bill Moyers
Screening and Panel Discussion 

Monday, October 23, 2017
Stokes Hall S195 • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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

RSVP Encouraged.

Co-sponsored with the Department of Theology.


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Luther in America


Christine Helmer,
 Northwestern University
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Boisi Center • 12:30 pm *Note time*

RSVP required. Click here to register.  WAIT LIST ONLY

Co-sponsored with the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning.


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Is Civility Dead?
Lecture

Keith Bybee, Syracuse University 

Thursday, October 5, 2017
Gasson Hall 305 • 4:30 pm

Co-sponsored with the Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Consortium, the Department of Political Science, and The Institute for the Liberal Arts.


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International Summit of Centers on Religion and Public Life


Thursday, November 16, 2017
By invitation only