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Colloquia and Visiting Speakers

Thinking Judaism and Jewishness with Queer Theory

The department of Religious Studies invites you to a presentation by Larisa Reznik (Goucher College, Baltimore)

Nov 27, 2018

Harry Lyman Hooker Lecture on October 22

Professor Amy-Jill Levine (Vanderbilt University) will deliver the 2018 Harry Lyman Hooker Lecture. Her topic: “Of Pearls and Prodigals: Hearing Jesus’s Parables as Jewish Stories.”

Oct 16, 2018

Is an Islamic Reform Necessary?

Guest speaker, March, 22, 7:30 p.m. - Professor AbdolKarim Soroush (Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs Georgetown University)

Mar 20, 2018

"We have made you into nations and tribes that you may know one another" A verse of the Quran and Western Errors

The Annual Global Islam Lecture and the Department of Religious Studies welcome Dr. Lynda Clarke from Concordia University on Wednesday March 22, 2017. Talk will be held in HSC 1A6 at 7:30 p.m.

Mar 06, 2017

Visiting Speaker | Fumi Yao

Thurs., March 9, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., University Hall (UH) room, 122, Fumi Yao will give a paper with the title: “Re-encountering old materials through a new discovery: the emergence of another Sanskrit manuscript of the Bhaiṣajyavastu.”

Feb 14, 2017

Visiting Speaker | Eve-Marie Becker

Wed., March 8, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in University Hall (UH), room 122 Dr. Eve-Marie Becker will give a paper called "Beyond History: How the Fourth Gospel Transcends Ancient Historiography"

Feb 14, 2017

Colloquia and Visiting Speakers: 'Crossing the Dharmascape: Mindfulness and Insight Practice in Burma and America'

Dr. Erik Braun, University of Virginia. Fri., Jan. 27, 2017 at 4:00pm. Location: UH 122

Jan 18, 2017

Curating between hope and despair | Creating POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews

The Department of Religious Studies hosts Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Chief Curator of the Core Exhibition at POLIN Museum and University Professor Emerita of Performance Studies at New York University, Thurs., Jan. 12, 2017, 7 to9 p.m., Great Hall, University Club

Dec 11, 2016

Colloquia and Visiting Speakers: 'Buddhism in Court: A Case Study of Puguang Nunnery in Dunhuang'

Dr. Cuilan Liu, Assistant Professor of Buddhist Studies at Emmanuel College of Victoria University in The University of Toronto Tentative topic: Buddhism in Dunhuang. Tuesday December 13, 2016 2:30pm. Location: UH 122

Nov 04, 2016

Colloquia and Visiting Speakers: "Fundamentalist vs. Fundamentalist: An Islamist Critique of ISIS"

Public Lecture Dr. Sherman Jackson Harry Lyman Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor. Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 7:30 p.m., in HSC 1A6

Oct 17, 2016