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Northeastern University Professor to Speak about Role of Religion in Presidential Race

WHAT: The Philosophy & Religion Monthly Forum will present the latest in its series of events, titled “A Mormon (LDS) President in America? Church-State Relationship Issues.” In its first year, the forum’s lectures address issues of current interest in the areas of philosophy and religion.

WHO: Susan Setta, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Religious Studies and the Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Northeastern University’s College of Arts and Sciences, will present. This lecture will open up a dialogue on the role of religion in Presidential campaigns. Professor Setta’s research and field of expertise focuses primarily on American religions.

WHEN:Wednesday, December 5, 2007 from 12 noon – 1:15 p.m.

WHERE:220 Shillman Hall, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115

The lecture is free and open to the public.

For more information on the lecture or Professor Setta, please contact Jenny Eriksen at 617-373-2802 or at j.eriksen@neu.edu.

About Northeastern

Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in interdisciplinary research, urban engagement, and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. The university’s distinctive cooperative education program, where students alternate semesters of full-time study with semesters of paid work in fields relevant to their professional interests and major, is one of the largest and most innovative in the world. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in six undergraduate colleges, eight graduate schools, and two part-time divisions. For more information, please visit www.northeastern.edu.