Butler Seminar on Religion and World Civilization
Freedom of Expression and Religion in Global Context
Sept. 24 and Oct. 21, 2013; Jan. 28 and Feb.25, 2014
All seminars begin at 7:00 pm and end at 9:00 pm.
This four-part seminar series brings scholars, religious leaders
and other experts from across the nation and around the world to
Butler for discussions about the intersection of religion and major
issues of our time. The seminar meets throughout the academic year
for evening presentations and question-and-answer sessions. All
sessions are 7-9 p.m. Most sessions are in the Krannert
Room of Clowes Memorial Hall on the Butler
campus. Admission is free, but tickets are required
and available at the Clowes Memorial Hall box office and
Ticketmaster*. There is a limit of two tickets per person.
Tickets for the Sept. 24 and Oct. 21, 2013 events will be available
Sept. 3, 2013. Tickets for the Jan. and Feb. events will be
available Jan. 3, 2014. The box office is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m.,
Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday.
*Ticketmaster fees apply
For more information contact Judith Cebula, Director, Center for Faith
and Vocation, at (317) 923-7252.
Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Faith: Understanding the First
Amendment and its Global Implications
Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013/ Clowes Hall, Krannert Room
A panel of three constitutional law scholars sets a foundation,
exploring the European roots of the First Amendment to the U.S.
Constitution and preparing us to understand how this lens is often
used in thinking about free speech and religion around the