Scholar and Author TalksSome of the events listed below require preregistration, an entry fee, and/or a ticket purchase. For additional details, please click on the event listing.
April 15, 2013, 6:30 p.m.Teena Purohit, an assistant professor in Boston University's Department of Religion, examines the complexities of the Indian Muslim experience in this UM College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Office Lecture, sponsored by the Middle Eastern Studies Society in collaboration with the Department of Religious Studies and the Arabic Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences. Purohit’s research and teaching focus on modern Islam, South Asian history and religions, and religion and colonialism. She is the author of The Aga Khan Case: Religion and Identity in Colonial India. Free and open to the public; for more information, contact Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies Amanullah De Sondy at 305-284-4260 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 17, 2013Robert Bellah is an acclaimed and influential sociologist whose books, including his most recent work, Religion in Human Evolution, have shaped contemporary thinking about ethics, politics, and religion. The event is cosponsored by the Knight Foundation. Storer Auditorium. Reception at 3:45 p.m., lecture at 4:30 p.m. For more information and to RSVP for the event, click here.