Events

Friday, January 24, 2014

Friday, January 24, 2014 — 7:30 PM EST
Paul Litt

The John J. Wintermeyer Lecture on Religion and Politics

In 1968, Pierre Trudeau ran for office promising a “Just Society.” Was it just an election slogan? For a society supposedly secularizing in the swinging sixties, descriptors like “Just Society” and “Peaceable Kingdom” had remarkably religious overtones. This lecture looks at how the promise of the sixties melded with Canadian identity formation and imprinted baby boomers with a particular understanding of national values that would long withstand the rise of neoliberalism.

Doors open at 6:45 pm. Free event. No registration required. Free parking.

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