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Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Our lecture this week is presented by the Boston University Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies, and is titled “How Germany Produced Modern Judaism – Lessons For Today.”  Our speaker is Professor Rabbi David Ellenson, Director of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis University.

 
Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Our lecture this week is presented by the Boston University Center for the Study of Europe, and is titled “The Welfare State at Risk.”  Our speaker is Patrick Sachweh, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Goethe University in Frankfort, Germany.

 
Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 9:00 pm

This week our lecture is presented by the Boston University Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies, and is titled “Making a Difference: The Gospel of John and the Parting of the Ways.”  Our speaker is Professor Adele Reinhartz of the University of Ottawa, in Canada.

 
Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 9:00 pm

This week we feature a discussion presented by the Boston University Center for the Study of Europe, titled “Bad Neighborhoods: Europe’s Crisis and the Challenges of its Peripheries.”  Our speakers are College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium Visiting Professor, Jacques Rupnik, and Yale University Visiting Professor of Political Science, Jolyon Howorth.

 
Sunday, March 27, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Our lecture this week is presented by the Boston University Institute for Philosophy and Religion.  Our speaker is C. Stephen Evans, University Professor of Philosophy and the Humanities at Baylor University.   Professor Evans’ lecture is titled “Kierkegaard on Doubt, Faith, and Uncertainty.”

 
Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Our lecture this week is presented by the Boston University Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies, and is titled “How Germany Produced Modern Judaism – Lessons For Today.”  Our speaker is Professor Rabbi David Ellenson, Director of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis University.

 
Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Our lecture this week is presented by the Boston University Institute for Philosophy and Religion, and the Boston University Center for the Humanities.  Our speaker is Charles Kimball, Presidential Professor and Director of Religious Studies at the University of Oklahoma.  Professor Kimball’s lecture is titled “Faith, Doubt, and the Future of Islam.”

 
Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 9:00 pm

This week we have a reading and conversation with Elias Khoury, Global Distinguished Professor of Middle Eastern and Arabic Studies at New York University.  Moderating is Jocelyne Cesari, Professor of Religion and Politics at the University of Birmingham, UK, and, Senior Research Fellow at Georgetown University’s Berkley Center on Religion, Peace and World Affairs.

Our talk is presented by the Boston University Center for the Study of Europe, and is co-sponsored by the Institute for Iraqi Studies, the Institute for the Study of Muslim Societies and Civilizations, the Middle East and North African Studies Program, and the literary journal AGNI.

 
Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 9:00 pm

This week our lecture is presented by the Boston University Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies, and is titled “Making a Difference: The Gospel of John and the Parting of the Ways.”  Our speaker is Professor Adele Reinhartz of the University of Ottawa, in Canada.

 
Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Our lecture this week is presented by the Boston University African American Studies Program, with support from the Boston University Center for the Humanities, and the Latin American Studies Program. Our speaker is Dr. Kia Caldwell, Associate Professor of African, African American, and Diaspora studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.  Dr. Caldwell’s lecture is titled “The Alyne Case: An Intersectional Analysis of Gender, Race, and the Human Right to Health in Brazil.”