Event Calendar

Department of Religious Studies
Winter – Spring Colloquium 2017
Thursdays 11:10 – 12:30, INTN 2043

January 12 “Off the Record: Israel/Palestine and Queer Jewish Politics, Values, and Activism”
S.J. Crasnow, Department of Religious Studies, UCR and USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research

February 9 Panel: Mobilizing Tradition in Response to Colonialism and Imperialism

“Islam, Colonialism and Modernities: Organization, Politics, Law, and Education in Indonesia and Malaya”
Muhamad Ali, Department of Religious Studies, UCR

“Confucian Examinations and the Modern: Colonial Vietnam Reconsidered”
Wynn Gadkar-Wilcox, Department of History, Western Connecticut State University

“Blood and Milk: Qing Buddhism After the Qing in Revolutionary Inner Asia”
Matthew King, Department of Religious Studies, UCR

Respondent: David Biggs, Department of History, UCR

March 9 “Only a Tract: The Agency of Sacred Matter in a Secular World”
Sean Sagan, Department of Religious Studies, UCR

April 13 “Unreconciled: The Christian Right and Race Reconciliation”
Andrea Smith, Department of Ethnic Studies and Department of Media and Cultural Studies, UCR

May 11 “’Come to the River’: Women and Spiritual Power in Contemporary Mormonism”
Cristina Rosetti, Department of Religious Studies, UCR

June 1 “Disrupting Suburban Religion: The Great Recession and Evangelical Religiosity”
Nathan Womack, Department of Religious Studies, UCR

All events are free and open to the public.
Light refreshments will be provided.
For more information, please contact Melissa M. Wilcox at melissa.wilcox@ucr.edu or Paul Chang at paul.chang@ucr.edu.