Lecture by Dr. Vincent L. Wimbush, speaker and Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar:
The Black Atlantic Reads King James
Wednesday, April 6
Thwing Center Ballroom – Case Western Reserve University 11111 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106
Free and open to the public, registration required
Phi Beta Kappa Welcome Reception at 11:50 am
Lecture at 12:30 pm
The award is open to any scholar of American religion, broadly defined, who has launched their career in the last seven years. Please refer to the Young Scholars in American Religion Program for more information regarding the program, and for the complete list of the 2016 scholars.
Dr. Sarma’s chapter, “Under the Gaze of Kali: Exhibitionism in the Kalighat Painting Exhibition at the Cleveland Museum of Art”, was recently published as part of the new book Sacred Objects in Secular Spaces: Exhibiting Asian Religions in Museums by Bruce M. Sullivan.
Dr. Sarma will be the guest speaker for the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence on Friday September 25 at 12:30 PM. The Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence is located in the Tinkham Veale University Center, suite 280. Lunch will be provided.
A Cultural History of Japanese Buddhism offers a comprehensive, nuanced, and chronological account of the evolution of Buddhist religion in Japan.
FWO is an independent agency that supports fundamental research in all disciplines in Flanders, including doctoral and post-doctoral work. http://www.fwo.be/en/
Dr. Beal is one of 36 authors to win the new NEH fellowship, which aims to promote well-researched books for general audiences. His book, Revelation: A Biography (Princeton University Press), will offer a cultural history of the New Testament book of Revelation and the apocalyptic imaginations it has fueled, exploring the many, often wildly contradictory lives of this strangely familiar, sometimes horrifying, sometimes inspiring biblical vision.