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Faith, Devotion and Worship: World Religions in Central Texas

February 12 and 13, 2002


Tuesday, February 12
Homer Rainey Hall, Dean's Conference Room (2nd Floor)

8:30 - 9:00 am Coffee and continental breakfast

9:00 - 9:30 am Welcome and Introductions

9:30 - 10:30 am Islam
Kamran Aghaie, Middle Eastern Studies

10:30 - 12:00 pm Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos)
Mariana Mora, Latin American Studies

12:00 - 1:30 pm Lunch (on your own)

1:30 - 2:30 pm Hinduism
Gardner Harris, Asian Studies

2:30 - 3:30 pm Buddhism
Jarrod Whitaker, Asian Studies

3:30 - 4:15 pm Classroom Strategies
Nancy Lehmann-Carssow, Lanier High School

4:15 - 4:30 pm Wrap-up, instructions for Day 2

Wednesday, February 13
Meet at 8:30 by the elevators on the ground floor of Parking Garage 3. We will leave promptly at 8:45 am.

9:00 - 10:00 am Orthodox Christian Monastery of St. Hilarion

10:15 - 11:15 am Islamic Center of Greater Austin

11:30 - 12:30 pm Buffet Lunch at The Clay Pit Indian restaurant

1:15 - 2:45 pm International Temple of Divine Love at Barsana Dham

3:15 - 4:30 pm International Buddhist Progress Society Temple

4:45 pm (approx) Return to campus

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