Brown bag Lunch Discussion Series: Spring 2012
The Brown Bag Lunch Discussion Series brings together graduate students and faculty from various disciplines to discuss topics and issues related to the invention and engagement of scriptures in society and culture. The sessions take place on selected Thursdays from 12:00 to 1:00 at the ISS, located at 1017 North Dartmouth on the CGU Campus. All are welcome.
February 16-17: Distinguished Speaker Series
Ishmael Reed, Writer, novelist, essayist
NeoHoodoo in the 21st Century, and Other Topics
Barbara Holdrege, Professor of Religious Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara
"Canonical Authority, Social Location, and Vedacization: The Case of the Bhagavata Purana"
Lara Deeb, Associate Professor, Anthropology, Scripps College
“Leisurely Islam: Youth Negotiations of Morality in Shi'ite South Beirut”
Lalruatkima, Ph.D. Candidate, Religion, Claremont Graduate University
Wild Landscapes: Visual Constructions of “Lushai” in Colonial India