Religion and the Democratic Prospect

Spring 2004 Conference

The spring conference on Religion and the Democratic Prospect will be held on May 6 and 7. All are welcome to participate.

Thursday, May 6

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Swift Hall Commons

Joe Pettit, "When Ideals Collide: Reconsidering the Debate Over Slavery Reparations" (Respondent: Michael Kessler)

Francisco Benzoni, "Ecology, Democracy, and the Good" (Respondent: Daniel Brudney)

Friday, May 7

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, Swift Hall Commons

Erik Owens, "Religion, Democracy and Civic Education in American Public Schools (Respondent: Barbra Barnett)

Larry Greenfield, "Democracy as Conversation" (Respondent: Richard A. Rosengarten)

Conference sessions will be organized as discussions of papers circulated and read in advance by participants.

Beginning Monday, May 19, you may obtain a set of the printed papers from Sandy Crane in the Marty Center (773-702-7049).

These papers are also available online to conference participants. Participants should have received a username and password that will be required to access these papers. If you have misplaced your password or did not receive one, please contact Jenny Quijano Sax (773-702-8230).