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“Seeing the Light: Polyvalent Iconographies at Three Medieval Syrian Shrines”

Tuesday, November 3, 2009 • 4:00 PM

Texas Union Governor's Room (3.116)



RSSC Meeting

Wednesday, October 7, 2009 • 6:00 PM

Caffe Medici


"Augustine, the Donatists, and Letters of Peace"

Tuesday, October 6, 2009 • 4:00 PM

Texas Union, Sinclair Suite (3.128)


Lecture by Margaret Mitchell (University of Chicago)

Friday, September 18, 2009 • 4:00 PM

Seminary of the Southwest, Room 210

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R S Open House

Wednesday, September 9, 2009 • 6:00 AM

BUR 436A

The Department of Religious Studies will welcome students and faculty back to campus for the fall semester by hosting an Open House at our offices in Burdine Hall. Free pizza, veggie snacks, and drinks will be on hand. All faculty and students are welcome.


"Valentinian Christians and their Demons: Fate, Deception, and Seduction in the Quest for Virtue"

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 • 2:00 PM

Sinclair Suite (Texas Union, room 3.128)

A Lecture by David Brakke (Indiana University)


"Whose 'Religion'? Transforming the Religious Field in 17th-Century Mongolia"

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 • 12:15 PM

BUR 436A

A Lecture by Karénina Kollmar-Paulenz (University of Berne, Switzerland)


"Channeled Entities and Revealed Texts: A Group Psychology of Revelation"

Monday, April 6, 2009 • 12:00 PM

BUR 436a

A Lecture by Ann Taves (University of California, Santa Barbara)


Beauty in the Worlds of Islam (conference)

Friday, April 3, 2009

Thompson Conference Center Room 1.110


"Updating BDB"

Friday, March 27, 2009 • 10:00 AM

Texas Union Chicano Culture Room (4.206)


"Theologies of Almsgiving in Early Judaism and Christianity"

Thursday, March 26, 2009 • 2:00 PM

Eastwood room (Texas Union 2.102)


"Spirits with Scalpels: The Cultural Biology of Religious Healing in Brazil"

Monday, March 23, 2009 • 2:00 PM

African-American Culture Room, Texas Union 4.110


Power in the Tongue: Isaac Bashevis Singer's Demonic Theory of Language

Thursday, March 12, 2009 • 12:00 PM

Gebauer Hall, Room: 3.312


The Concept of the "Renewed Covenant" of Exodus 34

Monday, March 9, 2009 • 4:30 PM

BUR 436A


Memorial Mania: Commemoration and Affect in Contemporary America

Friday, March 6, 2009 • 12:00 PM

BUR 436A


From Ape to Cyborg: New Debates on Human Nature

Monday, February 23, 2009 • 12:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)


Ascetic Literacy: Books and Readers in the Christian Middle East, ca. 500-823 CE

Friday, February 20, 2009 • 1:00 PM

Texas Union, Chicano Culture Room, (4.206)


Yoga and Warfare

Friday, February 20, 2009 • 1:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)


Religious Studies Open House

Thursday, January 29, 2009 • 6:00 PM

BUR 436a