NB: REL 314, Comparing Religions: Theory and Practice, serves as the History of Religions Colloquium for 2005
"REPRESENTATIONS OF THE OTHER"
The general purpose the colloquium is to facilitate conversation, debate, thinking across sub-fields re: issues, problematics relevant to the student of religion and culture, especially those students who engage in historical work. All students of religion are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Fall 2004 Theme and Protocol
This fall term we shall meet in session once per month. Each session will be centered around a panel made up of three persons. Each panel will be charged to facilitate wider discussion among colloquium participants. Each panelist should present from his or her own sub-field an example or examples of the larger problem/issues/theme selected to govern our discussion ("Representations of the Other") as well as each evening's sub-theme wedge issue.
All sessions will be held on the CGU campus in Burkle Hall 14, Dartmouth Street (between 11th and 10th Streets).Each session will begin at 7:00 and end at 9:00pm.
Schedule and List of Major Participants
Sept 14 - Identification of and Establishment of Politics Behind Selected Representations