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Friday, February 1, 2013

Monday, March 4, 2013

The Dean of Arts & Letters and the Department of Sociology present: James L. Nolan Jr.

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Location: La Fortune - ND Room

The Cultural Conditions of Legal Borrowing:  Tocqueville's Penitentiaries and Contemporary Problem Solving Courts

James L. Nolan, Jr. is a Professor of Sociology at Williams College and is currently a visiting fellow at the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study. This talk will examine the concept of legal borrowing and consider two cases. First, Nolan will discuss Tocqueville and Beaumont’s work on penitentiaries and their reflections on the potential transferability of American prisons to France, and second, his own work on the transplantation of American-styled problem-solving courts to five other common law countries. In both cases, Nolan will focus on the cultural concomitants to the law that influence the borrowing process.…

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Robert Bellah on The Modern Project in Light of Human Evolution”

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Location: McKenna Auditorium

Robert N. Bellah, distinguished professor of sociology at the University of California at Berkeley and National Humanities Medal awardee, will be speaking at the University of Notre Dame on his latest research regarding religion and human evolution. 

For this event, he will lecture on “The Modern Project in Light of Human Evolution” at McKenna Hall Auditorium on the campus of the University of Notre Dame on Tuesday, March 19th at 4:30pm. All are invited to attend.  There is no cost for admission and a reception will follow. …

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Friday, April 19, 2013

CISR presents James L. Nolan Jr., Williams College

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Location: B036 Geddes Hall

Agriculture, Religion, and the Spirit of Capitalism: What Tocqueville, Weber, Chesterton, and Qutb Saw in America

Nolan’s talk will reflect comparatively on what the four visitors saw regarding the influence of capitalism and religion on understandings of nature and agrarianism in the United States.  …

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Friday, September 6, 2013

Book launch party to celebrate the publication of Atalia Omer's book, "When Peace is Not Enough: How the Israeli Peace Camp Thinks About Religion, Nationalism, and Justice" (The University of Chicago Press 2013).

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Location: C103 Hesburgh Center for International Peace Studies, followed by a reception in the Great Hall of the Hesburgh Center

The Center for the Study of Religion and Society will hold a book launch party to celebrate the publication of Atalia Omer's book "When Peace is Not Enough:  How the Israeli Peace Camp Thinks About Religion, Nationalism, and Justice" (The University of Chicago Press 2013).

 

Friday, September 6, 2013

C103 Hesburgh Center for International Peace Studies…

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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Book launch party to celebrate the publication of Mary Ellen Konieczny’s book, "The Spirit’s Tether: Family Work and Religion Among American Catholics" (Oxford University Press 2013).

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Location: The Great Hall of O'Shaughnessy

The Center for the Study of Religion and Society, together with the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism and the Center for Ethics and Culture, will hold a book launch party to celebrate the publication of Mary Ellen Konieczny’s book, "The Spirit’s Tether:  Family Work and Religion Among American Catholics" (Oxford University Press 2013). …

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Friday, December 13, 2013