Winter 2013 Events

  • winter 2013

Friday, January 11: Colloquium with Behnam Sadeghi (Stanford University): “A Model for Decision Making and Exegesis within a Tradition.” 12:15-1:30 p.m. Building 70, Room 72A1. For Religious Studies and Abbasi Center faculty, graduate students, and guests. RSVP to Sunny Toy (toy@stanford.edu). Co-sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies and the Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies at Stanford.

Friday, February 1: Colloquium with Ari Kelman (Stanford University): Shout to the Lord: Music, Culture, and Worship in Evangelical America.” 12:15-1:30 p.m. Building 70, Room 72A1. For Religious Studies faculty, graduate students, and guests. RSVP to Sunny Toy (toy@stanford.edu).

Thursday, February 7: Book Talk Edward Blum (San Diego State University) and Paul Harvey (University of Colorado, Colorado Springs), authors of The Color of Christ: The Son of God and the Saga of Race in America. 5:15-6:45 p.m., Levinthal Hall in the Stanford Humanities Center. Co-sponsored by the American Religions Workshop, the Department of Religious Studies, the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, and the Stanford Humanities Center. Free and open to the public.

Friday, February 15: Colloquium with Walter Andrews (University of Washington): “Making sense of Ottoman Love Poetry from Prairie Voles to Poiesis.” 12:15-1:30 p.m. Building 70, Room 72A1. For Religious Studies and Abbasi Center faculty, graduate students, and guests. RSVP to Sunny Toy (toy@stanford.edu). Co-sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies, the Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies at Stanford, and the Mediterranean Studies Forum.

Friday, March 1: Colloquium with Shahzad Bashir (Stanford University): Ink and Blood: Producing Pasts in Persianate Societies.” 12:15-1:30 p.m. Building 70, Room 72A1. For Religious Studies and Abbasi Center faculty, graduate students, and guests. RSVP to Sunny Toy (toy@stanford.edu). Co-sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies and the Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies at Stanford.

Thursday, March 7: Lecture by Laura Stokes (Stanford University), “Wealth Admired; Wealth Hated: Managing Money and Power in Fifteenth-Century Basel.” 5:15-6:45 p.m., Levinthal Hall in the Stanford Humanities Center. Co-sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies, the Ho Center for Buddhist Studies at Stanford, the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society, and the Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies. Part of a series of lectures and colloquia on Religion and Wealth. Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, March 12: Lecture by Jenna Weissman-Joselit (George Washington University), “Rock Solid: America’s Embrace of the Ten Commandments.” 7:30 p.m., Levinthal Hall in the Stanford Humanities Center. David S. Lobel Visiting Scholar Lecture sponsored by the Taube Center for Jewish Studies and co-sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies and the Stanford Humanities Center.