Author: sarahlevenstam

May 13: H.S. Sum Cheuk Shing

Please join us on May 13 at 4:30 pm in the Martin Marty Center Library for a discussion of H.S. Sum Cheuk Shing’s paper entitled, “Religion as Medicine in Medieval China: Buddhist and Daoist Recipes for Expelling Poison, Raising the Dead, and Mending the Mind.” The paper can be found here.

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.