Cassi Pittman and Heather Burton, co-directors of the African and African American Studies program, will host the event. Guest speakers will include:
Provost Ben Vinson III;
Joy K. Ward, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of biology; and
Robert Solomon, vice president of inclusion, diversity...
Ratner Family Lecture
Hosted by the Department of Religious Studies
Amanda Lucia: White Utopias: The Religious Exoticism of Transformational Festivals
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Tinkham Veale University Center, Ballroom C
Reception to Follow
“A Long Strange Trip: The Use of a 12th Century Indian Sculpture in the cover art of the first album of the Grateful Dead,”
40th annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) conference, held February 19-22, 2020, Albuquerque, NM.
Dr. Jonathan Tan, the Archbishop Paul J. Hallinan Professor of Catholic Studies has been awarded the Louisville Institute’s prestigious Sabbatical Grant for Researchers (SGR) award to support his project titled “Beyond Model Minority, Privilege, and Power: Rethinking and Transforming Asian American Theologies.”
Dr. Alanna Cooper has been awarded a fellowship from the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.
“Suburban Islam: Religious and National Belonging in Chicago’s Exurbs.”
Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa at Northwestern University
Wednesday, February 12 , 2020
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
For more information please visit https://planitpurple.northwestern.edu/event/560904.
Brian Clites, Instructor of Religious Studies, wrote about the 2018 Pennsylvania grand jury report on sexual abuse in the Catholic church. Although the report did not produce many tangible reforms, Clites has learned through his research that the grand jury succeeded in shifting public perceptions of survivors of clergy abuse. You can read his article in The Conversation, or listen to his 15-minute radio interview on The Attitude with Arnie Arneson. (Dr. Clites’ segment begins about 11 minutes into the 1-hour show.)
Title: Gestational Surrogacy and Hindu Bioethics: The Karma of Genetics and the Genetics of Karma
Time: Wednesday, September 18 from 12:00-1:00
Location: Bioethics Conference Room