Schedule of Events

11-13 October 2007

Thursday, 11 October 2007

Public Panel

3.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Columbia University School of Law
W & J Warren Hall (corner of 115th and Amsterdam)

The Practices, Structures, and Futures of Religious Pluralism

Keynote Panelists:

James Tully, University of Victoria
"The Practices of Pluralism"

Winnifred Fallers Sullivan, SUNY-Buffalo School
"The Way We Live Now: Religion Unbound"

R. Kent Greenawalt, Columbia University
"Equality and Perplexing Legal Questions About Religion"

Panel chair:

Courtney Bender, Columbia University

Public Reception

6.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m.
Columbia University School of Law
W & J Warren Hall (corner of 115th and Amsterdam)

*The following events are not open to the public*


For panelists and conference participants
7.30 p.m.
Bistro 1018 (Amsterdam Ave @110th St.)


Friday, 12 October 2007


*Seating is very limited*
Registration required

Maison Francaise, Buell Hall

8.30 a.m. - 9.15 a.m. - Continental breakfast

9.15 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. - Session 1


Rosemary Hicks, Columbia University
"Religion, Race, Rape, and Rights: Building American Inter-Religious Coalitions around Female Sexuality and International Intervention"

Peggy Levitt, Harvard University and Wellesley College
"God Needs No Passport: Immigration, Religion, and Civic Engagement"

Geneviève Zubrzycki, University of Michigan
"What is Religious Pluralism in a ‘Monocultural’ Society?: Considerations from Post-Communist Poland"

Chair: TBA
Respondent: Winnifred Fallers Sullivan

12.00 p.m. - 1.30 p.m. - Lunch

1.30 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. - Session 2


Michael McNally, Carleton College
"Native American Religious Freedom Beyond the First Amendment"

Tracy Leavelle, Creighton College
"Colonization and Convergence: Historical Reflections on the Problem of American Indian Religion"

Chair: TBA
Respondent: James Tully


3.45 p.m.- 5.45 p.m. - Session 3


Anver Emon, University of Toronto School of Law

Janet Jakobsen, Barnard College
"Ethics After Pluralism"

Chair: TBA
Respondent: Kent Greenawalt

7.00 p.m. - Dinner

For conference participants and panelists, and invited guests
21 Claremont Avenue

Saturday, 13 October 2007


*For invited participants only*
Registration required

Department of Religion
80 Claremont Hall, Seminar Room 201

8.30 a.m. - 9.15 a.m. - Continental breakfast

9.15 a.m. - 12.45 p.m. - Workshop discussion

Opening remarks by
Benjamin Berger, University of Victoria and Yale University
Winnifred Fallers Sullivan, SUNY Buffalo
James Tully, University of Victoria