Shattering the Stained Glass Ceiling: Fifty Years After the Election of America’s First Catholic President.

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Location: Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers

The University of Notre Dame’s Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy and the College of Arts & Letters presents an Academic Roundtable titled “Shattering the Stained Glass Ceiling: Fifty Years After the Election of America’s First Catholic President.” Featured panelists include

Shattering the Stained Glass Ceiling

  • E.J. Dionne, syndicated columnist Washington Post, columnist for Commonweal, and Prof. at Georgetown University
  • John Dilulio, Prof of Political Science, Univ. of Pennsylvania and first Director of the White House Office of Faith-Based & Community Initiatives
  • John McGreevy, Dean of Notre Dame’s College of Arts & Letters, author of Catholicism and American Freedom: A History and Parish Boundaries: The Catholic Encounter with Race in the Twentieth Century Urban North
  • Robert Putnam, Professor of Public Policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, author of Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community and, with David Campbell, American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us (to be published October 2010)
  • Moderator: David Campbell, Director of Notre Dame’s Rooney Center and Associate Prof. of Political Science

Please join us for this free and open to the public event.