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Guest Lecture: Mark Oppenheimer

  • Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2012
  • Time: 7:00 pm
  • Location: F.W. Olin Building—Room 102

Mark Oppenheimer, author and journalist for the New York Times, Slate, Mother Jones, The Nation, The New Republic, and other venues, will give a free public lecture entitled, "The Pope Doesn't Speak for Me!: American Religion and the Crisis of Authority".  Oppenheimer is the author of the books Wisenheimer: A Childhood Subject to Debate, Knocking on Heaven's Door: American Religion in the Age of Counterculture, and Thirteen and a Day: The Bar and Bat Mitzvah Across America and a professor of journalism at Yale University.  He will also be visiting classes and holding an open forum for students and faculty that afternoon.  For more information, contact Amy Weldon at [email protected] and/or see Visit cosponsored by the Center for Ethics and Public Life, Lectures and Fine Arts Committee, and the Paideia Program.

Questions? Contact Amy E. Weldon, 563-387-2224