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Legacy of Title IX

Few laws have had such far-reaching impact as Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Intended to give girls and women greater access to sports programs and other courses of study in schools and colleges, the law has since … Continue reading

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Black politics and partisanship in 19th-century Boston

Boston College graduate Millington Bergeson-Lockwood, a historian of race, law, and politics in the 19th century, is the author of Race Over Party: Black Politics and Partisanship in 19th Century Boston (UNC Press, 2018). In this in-depth study, Bergeson-Lockwood demonstrates that party … Continue reading

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Samantha Power

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power will present “America’s Foreign Policy and the State of the World” at Boston College on March 22 at 4 p.m. in the Heights Room of Corcoran Commons. One of TIME’s “100 Most Influential … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Revolution

Boston College sociologist Charles Derber, a prolific author, activist, and social critics, says Donald Trump and the Right effectively combined grassroots energy and politics in a way the Left hasn’t done since the late 1960s. And, in his new book, he … Continue reading

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A conversation about religion, identity, and exclusion in a new political era

The Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy will present a symposium organized around Libby Professor of Law and Theology Cathleen Kaveny’s book, Prophecy without Contempt: Religious Discourse in the Public Square. The conversation will take April 7 from … Continue reading

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The roots of Trumpism

NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Alan Wolfe, the founding director of the Boisi Center on Religion and American Public Life and professor of political science, will give an address on “The Roots of Trumpism” on Mar. 22 at 7:00 pm in Fulton Hall, … Continue reading

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Review of Kaveny’s books

America magazine has published a review of the most recent books from Libby Professor of Law and Theology Cathleen Kaveny, whom the magazine calls “one of this country’s most renowned public intellectuals focusing on the intersection of religion, law and … Continue reading

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