Colloquia Spring 2009


Spring 2009 • Tuesdays, 12:00-1:20, Room 119, 8 Prospect Place

January 27 • Ron E. Hassner, Department of Political Science, University of California at Berkeley
Blasphemy and Violence

February 3 • Paulina Ochoa, Department of Political Science, Yale University
On Political Theology and the Possibility of Superseding It

February 10 • John R. Hall, Department of Sociology, University of California at Davis
Jihad, Apocalypse, and the Empire of Modernity

February 17 • Wayne Meeks, Department of Religious Studies, Yale University
Reading History, Reading the Bible, Reading Hatred

February 24 • Ates Altinordu, Department of Sociology, Yale University
The Incorporation of Religious Politics: Political Catholicism and Political Islam in Comparison

March 3 • Kenneth Wald, Department of Political Science, University of Florida
Mobilized Diasporas: Arabs & Jews in American Politics

March 24 • Brian Leiter, Law School, University of Chicago
Foundations of Religious Liberty: Toleration or Respect?

March 31 • Vivek Sharma, Department of Political Science, Yale University
A Theory of Religion and Conflict

April 7 • Mark Juergensmeyer, Department of Sociology, University of California at Santa Barbara
Global Rebellion: Religious Challenges to the Secular State

April 14 • Nadia Marzouki, Council on Middle East Studies, Yale University
Objectifying Islam: the Search for a Sociology of Islam in French and American Social Sciences

April 21 • Robert Audi, Department of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame
The Secular State and the Religious Citizen


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