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Video: Making the 'Disappeared' Visible

Video: Making the 'Disappeared' Visible

December 5, 2002

On December 5, 2002, Colombian sculptor Doris Salcedo spoke about and showed slides of her work, which focuses on different forms of confinement within the context of war. She is a fellow at the Divinity School's Center for the Study of World Religions (CSWR) and spoke as part of the Carpenter Center's "An Evening With the Artist" series.

Museum of World Religions Opens in Taiwan

Museum of World Religions Opens in Taiwan

November 20, 2002

Two staff members from the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard Divinity School traveled to Taipei, Taiwan, to attend the November 9-11, 2002, opening ceremonies of the Museum of World Religions, which has a timely mission of fostering greater understanding, respect, and tolerance for all the world's religions.

William Graham Delivers Morning Prayers in Appleton Chapel

William Graham Delivers Morning Prayers in Appleton Chapel

November 15, 2002

We are living in times of stridency. Those most vehement and fixed in their passions and opinions seem to be able to use our manifold media outlets to their own advantage, against whomever they disagree with. One is reminded of Yeats's lament:

William A. Graham Named Dean of Harvard Divinity School

William A. Graham Named Dean of Harvard Divinity School

August 15, 2002

Following a nationwide search that began last fall, President Lawrence H. Summers announced today that he has appointed William A. Graham, Murray A. Albertson Professor of Middle Eastern Studies and Professor of the History of Religion, as the next dean of the Harvard Divinity School, effective immediately. Graham has served as Acting Dean of the School since January 2002.

Student Profile: Joe Zesski

Student Profile: Joe Zesski

June 15, 2002

It's a common question that Harvard Divinity School students learn to endure from friends, family, and even complete strangers: What made you decide to study religion? But of all the answers that can and have been given to that query, the one provided by Joe Zesski, who graduated with an MDiv degree in 2002, is especially compelling.