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.
This week we feature a panel discussion presented by the Center for the Study of Europe in collaboration with the Latin American Studies Program. Our speakers are: Kostis Kornetis, Assistant Professor at the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies at New York University; and Alex Khasnabish, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Tonight’s discussion is titled “Social Resistance in Times of Austerity.”
Our lecture this week is presented by the Boston University Institute for Philosophy and Religion, co-sponsored by the Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies. Our speaker is Kenneth Reinhard, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at UCLA. Professor Reinhard’s lecture is titled “Psychoanalysis and the Monotheistic Origins of Modern Science.”