Please join us on Monday, February 10 at 4:30 pm to discuss a paper by Kellan Klaus, “Cypriot traditions of Peacemaking: The Making of Authority, Temporality, and Ethical Selves in a Cypriot Village”. Alexis Rolando Chavez, a PhD student in Anthropology, will respond. The paper is available for download here.
I am pleased to share the Winter schedule for the Religion and the Human Sciences Workshop with you. Our workshop is held on Monday evenings in the Martin Marty Center Library from 4:30-5:45 pm. Papers are typically circulated one week in advance and are available at our website,here. Please let me know if you need the password.
We are also looking for graduate students to serve as respondents for some of our upcoming workshops. This is a great opportunity for practicing skills in assessing academic writing and facilitating group discussion. We are happy to provide some helpful tips and guidelines for respondents if needed.
Finally, we are now accepting papers for the Spring quarter and still have spaces available if you are interested in sharing your work with us. Seminar papers, conference papers, dissertation chapters, proposals, or works in progress are all welcome.
RHS Workshop Schedule, Winter 2020:
Graduate Student Paper: Adam Miller
Graduate Student Paper: Claire Hautot
Graduate Student Paper: Kellan Klaus
Visiting Professor: Dr. Levi McLaughlin
This workshop is coordinated in conjunction with the Center for East Asian Studies and the East Asian Politics, Economy, and Society Workshop.
Graduate Student Paper: Sarah Levenstam
All the best,
Our November 11 workshop has been postponed. We will update you as soon as we have a new date scheduled.
In the meantime, please do join us for our R&HS Social on the evening of November 11:
Come and celebrate the end of midterms with the Religion and Human Sciences Club next Monday at the Ida Noyes Pub!
We’re teaming up with the RLVC club to host a get together for anyone interested in the committees that make up the Religion and Human Sciences area in the Divinity School: History of Religions, Anthropology and Sociology of Religion and Religion, Literature and Visual culture.
Snacks, non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages are on us!
Where? Ida Noyes Pub
When? Monday 11th November, 6pm-7.30pm
Please remember that an entry fee is required to enter the Ida Noyes Pub. Door entry fees are $3 for a guest pass, valid for one day’s entry or $10 for an annual membership, which is valid until August 2020. If your access to our event will be restricted as a result of this fee, or for any other reason, let us know and we will do our best to accommodate you. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
See you there!
Dear Friends of RHS,
The Religion and the Human Sciences Workshop is excited to announce our schedule for the remainder of the Autumn quarter.
October 29, Swift Hall Common Room, 12:30-2:00
Please join us for a lunchtime conversation with Dr Matthew Engelke, where we will be discussing selected chapters from his book, A Problem of Presence. To be included in the lunch headcount and to receive the chapters in advance, please RSVP to email@example.com.
November 11, Martin Marty Library, 4:30-5:45
Graduate Student Paper Workshop: Adam Miller, to be followed by a pub night at the University Pub in Ida Noyes Hall. Thank you to the RHS Club, for sponsoring this event.
November 18, Martin Marty Library, 4:30-5:45
Graduate Student Paper Workshop: Rachel Carbonara
Student papers will be made available for reading one week in advance of the workshop at https://voices.uchicago.edu/religionandthehumansciences/papers/
All the best,
The Religion & the Human Sciences Workshop is delighted to invite graduate students and faculty to share their work with us during the coming academic year. Our workshop is interdisciplinary in nature and we welcome papers from across the social sciences and humanities on the subject of religion. If you have a paper that you would like to present to the workshop in the coming Fall quarter, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with a short description of the paper. Seminar papers, conference papers, dissertation chapters, proposals, or works in progress are all welcome.
Our workshop meets on alternating Monday afternoons from 4:30-6:00 pm. Our tentative dates are October 7, October 21, and November 18, as well as a number of co-sponsored events throughout the quarter. If you are interested in presenting on a particular one of these dates, please let us know as well.
Additionally, we are looking for graduate students to serve as respondents for the upcoming workshops. This is a great opportunity for practicing skills in assessing academic writing and facilitating group discussion. We are happy to provide some helpful tips and guidelines for respondents if needed.