IHGC Event"--Religion and the University"

Friday, October 31, 2014
9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Event Location: 
Open Grounds

Several of our graduate students and professors will be involved in an Institute of the Humanities and Global Cultures event this Friday, October 31st at Open Grounds, on "Religion and the University." 

9-10:30 am: The Religious/Secular Foundations of Public Education
Panelists: Richard Barnett, Department of History; Scott Harrop, Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures; Chad Wellmon, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures
Discussant: Kimberly Hursh, Department of History 

10:30-11 am: Coffee and light refreshments

11 am- 12:30 pm: Public University and Religious Expression
Panelists: Douglas Laycock, School of Law; Matthew S. Hedstrom, Department of Religious Studies; Philip Lorish, Department of Religious Studies; Brian Owensby, Department of History
Discussant: Swati Chawla, Department of History 

12:30-2 pm: Lunch (provided to all attendees)

2-3:30 pm: The Study of Religion in the Academy
Panelists: Ahmed al-Rahim, Department of Religious Studies; Kathleen Flake, Department of Religious Studies; Karen Lang, Department of Religious Studies; Charles Mathewes, Department of Religious Studies
Discussant: Nauman Faizi, Department of Religious Studies 

3:30-4 pm: Coffee and light refreshments

4-5:30 pm-Lessons from Other Spaces
Panelists: Scott Bailey, Scholars’ Lab and Department of Religious Studies; Purdom Lindblad, Scholars’ Lab; Xiaoyuan Liu, Department of History; Geeta Patel, Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures
Discussant: Emily Matson, Department of History