This week we bring you stories written and produced by students from the Narrative Radio class in the College of Communication at Boston University. Our student contributors are (in order of appearance): Kateri Donahoe, Rebecca Sananes, Jessica Authrey, Yizi Wang, Judith Lavelle, Dave Tarantino, Nichole Jaques, Karen Zusi, Elizabeth Deatrick, Julia Sklar, Hanae Armitage, and Grace Raver.
Our lecture this week is presented by the American and New England Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences. Our speaker is New York University history professor, Greg Grandin. Professor Grandin’s lecture is titled “The Empire of Necessity: Herman Melville and the Problem of New World Slavery.”
Our lecture this week is presented by the Boston University Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs. Our speaker is Marion Katz, Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at New York University. Professor Katz’s lecture is titled “Crones, Slaves and the Caliph’s Daughter: The Complexities of Gender in Pre-Modern Legal Texts.”
Our lecture this week is presented by the Boston University Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies, titled “My Personal Theological Journey: Believing and its Tensions”. Our speaker is Dr. Neil Gillman, Professor Emeritus of Jewish philosophy at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York.
This week our lecture is presented by Boston University’s Institute for Philosophy and Religion, titled “Religion Without God: An Indian Perspective.” Our speaker is Parimal Patil, Professor of Religion and Indian Philosophy, and Chair of the Department of South Asian Studies at Harvard University.