Brown Bag Lunch Sessions: Spring 2008

Thursdays 12:00 Noon – 1:00 PM

1017 North Dartmouth Ave.| Claremont Graduate University | (909) 607-9676

14 February 2008
Alan Cole, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Lewis and Clark College, Portland
"Fetishizing Tradition: Desire and Reinvention in Buddhist and Christian Narratives"

6 March, 2008
Forum and Book Party in Celebration of the Publication of Theorizing Scriptures and the Inauguration of the Signifying (on) Scriptures Book Series with Rutgers University Press
Zayn Kassam, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Pomona College
Valorie Thomas, Associate Professor of English and Black Studies, Pomona College
Lako Tongun, Associate Professor of International and Intercultural Studies and Political Studies, Pitzer College

28 March 2008
ISS Distinguished Speaker Series
Joe Diamond, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND
"Rastaman Down Under: A Reggae-Based Riff on Musical 'Scripture' in Marginalized Aotearoa New Zealand"

24 April 2008
Jacqueline Hidalgo, PhD Candidate, Religion, Claremont Graduate University
"Standing in the No-Place: Scriptures, Utopias, and the Unhomeliness of Empires in Aztlan, the New Jerusalem, and California"

8 May 2008
Fontella White, PhD Candidate, Religion, Claremont Graduate University
"'I John, saw a city': The Bible and African American Formation in James Baldwin's Go Tell It on the Mountain"

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