We’re happy to announce the Religion & Human Science presentation schedule for the 2016 Winter quarter:
3rd Week (Jan 19) – Xiao-bo Yuan, Anthropology PhD candidate: ‘Public Undergrounds and Underground Publics’ on Christianity in China
4th Week (Jan 26) – Pete Faggen, Div School PhD student in History of Religions: ‘Authority Interrupted: Narrating Kalsang Drolma’s Altered Authority in Female Gungru Reincarnate Lineage in Post-1958 Tibetan Grasslands Community
6th Week (Feb 9) – Francis Mckay, Anthropology PhD candidate: on Eudaimonia and Teleology in contemporary American Buddhist communities
8th Week (Feb 23) – Nell Hawley, South Asian Language & Civ PhD student: on Sanskrit literary theory and/in the Mahabharata
10th Week (Mar 8) – Yulia Tsutserova, Div School PhD candidate in Religion & Literature: ‘Landscape as a Horizon of Religious Reflection in Virginia Woolf’s To The Lighthouse’
Please join us whenever you can!
Be ye warned:
Xiao-bo Yuan’s presentation (originally scheduled for Dec 1), has been rescheduled for Tuesday, January 19. There will be no workshop meeting this week, just go to the library and read instead.
Full Winter Quarter Schedule, coming soon!
Religion & Human Science/Global Chrisitianities Co-Sponsored Workshop Session
Please join both the R&HS and Global X-ianities workshops as they join forces to finish the quarter and welcome a presentation from Anthropology PhD candidate, Xiao-bo Yuan. We will meet at 5:00 pm Tuesday, Dec. 1, in Swift 208. Xiao-bo will present a chapter of her dissertation, which examines the status of Christianity in China. Her chapter is titled, ‘Public Undergrounds and Underground Publics.’ Contact Andrew for a copy of the paper: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please join us on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 5:00pm in Swift 208 for a presentation from Cameron Penwell, PhD candidate in History. Cameron will discuss his dissertation chapter entitled, “Protecting the Dharma, Protecting the Nation, Protecting the Weak: The Case of the Great Japan Buddhist Charity Society Foundation.” Feel free to contact Andrew for a copy of the paper: kunze @uchicago.edu