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Colloquia, Visiting Speakers, and Department Events


Annual Lectureships

  • Visiting Harry Lyman Hooker Professorship: each academic year a leading scholar is invited to give a series of lectures and spend a few days in the department. Previous Visiting Hooker Professors.
  • Lillian and Marvin Goldblatt Lecture in Jewish Studies: an annual lecture series on topics related to Judaism. Previous Goldblatt lectures.
  • University of Toronto/McMaster Yehan Numata Buddhist Studies Program: this program sponsors a regular series of lectures on Buddhism each academic year. Previous lectures in this series.
  • Sharjah Chair in Global Islam Annual LectureA chair in Global Islam was established by the Amir of Sharjah, His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al-Qasimi, in 2008. Since 2011, several top Muslim scholars have been invited to address the Annual Global Islam Lecture. Previous lectures in this series.
  • Meyer-Schreiber Lecture Series (co-sponsored with the Library): this lecture series is devoted to topics related to Modern Judaism. Previous lectures in this series. Previous Lectures in this series.

Departmental Colloquia

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