Colloquia Fall 2008


Fall 2008 • Tuesdays, 12:00-1:20, Room 119, 8 Prospect Place

September 9 • Richard L. Wood, Department of Religious Studies, Department of Sociology, University of New Mexico
The Fire of Public Life: Religion, the Public Sphere, and the New Cultural Sociology

September 23 • Jim Sleeper, Department of Political Science, Yale University
Hebrews, Jews, and the American Republic

October 14 • Rogers Smith, Department of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania
An Almost Christian Nation? Constitutional Consequences of the Rise of the Religious Right

October 21 • Dan Philpott, Department of Political Science, University of Notre Dame
When God Means War, When God Means Peace: Explaining the Wild Variation in Religious Politics

October 28 • Jeffrey Stout, Department of Religion, Princeton University
Rorty on Religion and Politics

November 4 • Harold Attridge, Divinity School, Yale University
Religious Influence on Public Discourse in a Pluralistic Environment: The Case of Contemporary Roman Catholics

November 18 • Brian Steensland, Department of Sociology, Indiana University
Does God Love Free Markets? The Origins of ‘Fusionism’ in the United States

December 2 • Daniel H. Nexon, Department of Political Science, Georgetown University
The Struggle for Power in Early Modern Europe: Religious Conflict, Dynastic Empires, and International Change

December 16 • Nancy T. Ammerman, School of Theology, Department of Sociology, Boston University
Institutionalizing Evangelical Activism: From Falwell to Focus on the Family

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Fall 2008 • Tuesdays, 12:00-1:20, Room 119, 8 Prospect Place

September 30 • Samuel Nelson, Department of Sociology, Yale University
Patronage and Piety: Absolutist Origins of Trans-National Evangelicalism

October 7 • Nadia Marzouki, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Council on Middle East Studies, Yale University
Expert Discourse on Islam in the West

December 9 • Khurram Hussain, Department of Religious Studies, Yale University
Religion and the Politics of Self-Determination

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