Colloquium Spring 2011


Spring 2011 • Mondays, 12:00-1:20pm • Room 102, Rosenkranz Hall, 115 Prospect Street
Lunch will be provided at 11:50am

January 24 • Sebnem Gamusci Orhan, The Macmillan Center, Yale University
Religion and Secularism in the Neo-liberal Age: A Comparative Study of France and Turkey

January 31 • Paul Bloom, Department of Psychology, Yale University
Religion is not Special

February 7 • Michael Yarbrough, Department of Sociology, Yale University
The Universal Particular: Marriage Law Reform in Post-Apartheid South Africa

February 14 • Lucas Thompson, Department of Political Science, Yale University
Political Theology as Method

February 21 • Thomas Banchoff, Berkley Center, Georgetown University
Civil Religion and International Relations

February 28 • Andrew Murphy, Department of Political Science, Rutgers University
The Limits of Political Theory: Religion and Politics, Interests and Ideals, in the Founding of Pennsylvania

March 21 • Wayne Te Brake, Department of History, SUNY Purchase
Making Peace Possible: Europe’s Religious Wars and their Settlements

March 28 • June McDaniel, Religious Studies, College of Charleston
A Nation of Monotheisms: Theological and Ritual Change in Modern Indonesia

April 4 • Malise Ruthven 
Fundamentalist and other Religious Obstacles to Tolerance

April 11 • David Kyuman Kim, Religious Studies, Connecticut College
Issues with Authority: Commitments to Difference in a Late Secular Age

April 18 • Sebastian Lecourt, Department of English, Yale University
Religion, Language and Human Agency in British Anthropology, 1800-50

May 2 • Andrew Junker, Department of Sociology, Yale University
Action, Creativity, and Religion in Social Movements

May 9 • Lani Rowe, Department of Political Science, Yale University
To Love Thy Enemy: Just War and Augustine

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