Events Calendar

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2015

Event When Where
Isaac Weiner (OSU, Comparative Studies) "Evolution v. Creationism: A Short History" 01/21/2015 - 7:00pm
010 Page Hall, 1810 College Rd, OSU campus
István Povedák first lecture: "Vernacular Religious Wars: The Battle of Sükösd" 01/29/2015 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Mershon Center for International Security Studies
Graduate Student Workshop: "Transitions in Vernacular Religiosity: The Post-Socialist Case" 02/02/2015 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Mershon Center for International Security Studies
Peter van der Veer (Max Planck Institute, Göttingen) "Urban Religion in Asia: A Comparative Perspective" 02/03/2015 - 4:30pm
165 Thompson Library
Seminar with Peter Van der Veer on Comparison 02/04/2015 - 10:00am to 11:30pm
Humanities Institute, Knight House, 104 E 15th Ave.
Ronnia Hsia, "Patronnes of the Seas: Mazu and the Virgin Mary in the Early Modern World" (Annual Davis Lecture) 02/06/2015 - 7:00pm
100 Stillman Hall
István Povedák second lecture on Vernacular Religion 02/12/2015 - 3:30pm
Mershon Center for International Security Studies
David Frankfurter "The Magic of Craft: Workshops and the Materialization of Christianity in Late Antique Egypt" 02/17/2015 - 4:00pm
University Hall 448
Sarah Iles Johnston (OSU Classics) "There and Back Again: Constructing the Story World of Ancient Greek Myth" 02/18/2015 - 7:00pm
010 Page Hall, 1810 College Rd, OSU campus
Navtej K. Purewal (University of London) "Religion Beyond the Iconic: Exploring the Shared Ownership of Nanak" 02/26/2015 - 6:00pm
Room 110, Orton Hall, 155 S. Oval Mall
John Bowen (Washington University in St. Louis) "How and Why Islamic Institutions Differ Across Western Europe" 03/05/2015 - 4:30pm
165 Thompson Library
Hugh Urban (OSU Comparative Studies) "New Religious Movements: Testing the Limits of 'Religion' in Contemporary America" 03/11/2015 - 7:00pm
180 Hagerty Hall
WU Jiang, "Reading Religion as Event History" 04/03/2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Jennings Hall, room 140 (1735 Neil Avenue)
Michael Swartz (OSU Near Eastern Languages and Literatures) "The Art of Jewish Prayer" 04/08/2015 - 7:00pm
010 Page Hall (next to the Ohio Union)
Bridge at Ise Spiritual Values and the Physical World 04/09/2015 to 04/11/2015
Multiple locations - see below
Jas' Elsner (Corpus Christi College, Oxford) -"Visual Ontologies: Style, Archaism, and the Construction of the Sacred in the Western Tradition" 04/14/2015 - 6:00pm
001 Jennings Hall
Hannibal Hamlin Hannibal Hamlin (English), "Exploding the Sacred-Secular Divide in English Renaissance Literature" 09/16/2015 - 7:00pm
180 Hagerty Hall
Cynthia Hahn Cynthia Hahn (Hunter College - CUNY), "Seeking Fragments of the Divine: The Lure of Passion Relics, the Power of the Cross" 09/22/2015 - 4:30pm
165 Thompson Library
Cynthia Burack Cynthia Burack (Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies), "'The Persecuted Church' and LGBTQ Human Rights Abroad" 10/07/2015 - 7:00pm
180 Hagerty Hall
Sally Promey Sally Promey (Yale University), "Religion in Plain View: The Public Aesthetics of American Belief" 10/22/2015 - 4:30pm
165 Thompson Library
Jason Bivins Jason C. Bivins (NC State), "The Notes Mean Something: Improvised Music and the Study of Religion" 11/02/2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
George Wells Knight House (Humanities Institute), 104 E. 15th Ave.
Center for the Study of Religion Community Lecture Series Joy McCorriston (Anthropology), "Inter-Cultural Pilgrimage and Identity in the Axial Age" 11/18/2015 - 7:00pm
180 Hagerty Hall
Blues-Mass crowd. Photo credit: BStU-Stasi Records Agency Alison Furlong (Musicology), "Blues in the Church: Performing Pluralism in East Berlin" 11/23/2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
205 18th Ave. Library, 175 W. 18th Ave.
Christopher Faraone Christopher Faraone (Univ. of Chicago), "Domestic Religion and Magic in Ancient Greece" 12/01/2015 - 4:30pm
165 Thompson Library
Haeger community lecture Barbara Haeger, "In the Wake of Iconoclasm: Justifying the Use of the Images in Christian Worship" 12/09/2015 - 7:00pm
180 Hagerty Hall
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