Monday, November 9, 2015

Pope Francis and the Politics of Family , Cone Chapel

Lecture by Patricia Miller

Patricia Miller is the award-winning author of Good Catholics: The Battle over Abortion in the Catholic Church and a Senior Correspondent for Religion Dispatches. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, Salon, The Nation, Huffington Post, and Ms. Magazine.  She is currently working on a book about women, sex and shame.  Miller holds a dual B.A. in Political Science and Communications from LaSalle University and an M.A. in Journalism from New York University.

Sponsored by the Center for Religion, Law & Democracy, Department of Politics, Women's and Gender Studies Program and the Chaplain's Office.

This event it free and open to the pubic

For more information, contact Reyna Meyers at 503.370.6046 or

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

To Draw or Not to Draw: Commemorating the Prophet Islamic Law and Tradition , Hatfield room in the Hatfield Library

Recent events have brought to light the prohibition in Islamic sacred law of drawing images of the Prophet Muhammad but if images are prohibited, in what ways do Muslims commemorate him?  And why is drawing his visage such an issue?  Join us for an informative discussion about the image of the Prophet through the lens of Muslim devotional practice, theory and sacred law.

Presented by Independent Scholar Fareeha Kahn

Free and Open to the public

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Willamette Law Federalist Society Debate, College of Law Paulus Room 201

Professor Steven Green and Ken Klukowski will debate the effects of Obergefell v. Hodges, which legalized same-sex marriage throughout the United States.  The debate will be moderated by the Honorable Jim Egan.

Free and open to the public

Hosted by the Willamette University College of Law Federalist Society and the Center for Religion, Law & Democracy

For more information contact Reyna Meyers at 503-370-6046 or