Month: April 2019

Spring 2019 Schedule

The Religion and the Human Sciences workshop is happy to announce the schedule for Spring 2019.

April 1
Andrew Kunze, Ph.D. Student in Anthropology and Sociology of Religion will present his dissertation chapter “Paper Bhakti
Martin Marty Center Library, 4:30pm-6:00pm 

April 15 
Alireza Doostdar, Assistant Professor of Anthropology of Religion and Islamic Studies  will present his chapter draft “God, Revolution, and the Unthinkable”
Martin Marty Center Library, 4:30pm-6:00pm

April 29 
Yang Shen, visiting Ph.D. Student in Anthropology from Boston University, will present her chapter draft “The Wish-Vows that Make Us: Agency, Ritual Attunement, and Living with Others in Buddhist Temples in Contemporary China”
Martin Marty Center Library, 4:30pm-6:00pm

May 13
H.S. Sum Cheuk Shing, Ph.D. Student in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations will present his paper “Religion as Medicine in Medieval China: Buddhist and Daoist Recipes for Expelling Poison, Raising the Dead, and Mending the Mind”
Martin Marty Center Library, 4:30pm-6:00pm

We hope you can join us!

Sarah Levenstam & Kellan Klaus
Religion and the Human Sciences Workshop Coordinators

April 29: Yang Shen

Please join us on April 29 at 4:30 pm in the Martin Marty Center Library for a discussion of Yang Shen’s modified dissertation chapter draft entitled, “The Wish-Vows that Make Us: Agency, Ritual Attunement, and Living with Others in Buddhist Temples in Contemporary China.” Yang Shen is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology at Boston University. The paper can be found here.

April 15: Alireza Doostdar

Please join us on April 15 at 4:30 pm in the Martin Marty Center Library for a discussion of Professor Alireza Doostdar’s chapter draft entitled, “God, Revolution, and the Unthinkable.” The paper can be found here.