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Anna Sun, 2018–19 WSRP Research Associate

Video: Turning Ghosts into Ancestors

October 3, 2018

Anna Sun, 2018–19 WSRP Visiting Associate Professor, delivers the lecture "Turning Ghosts into Ancestors: Ritual, Gender, and the Afterlife in Contemporary Urban China."

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Video: On Exile and Elsewhere

October 3, 2018

André Aciman, author of Call Me by Your Name, and writer Benjamin Balint will discuss themes of exile and homecoming, of time, place, identity, and art across Aciman’s works of fiction and nonfiction.

Abrahamic

Video: The Comparative Study of the Abrahamic Religions

September 26, 2018

How is the comparative scholarship on Judaism, Christianity, and Islam possible? What are its presuppositions, and what does it entail? How can the history of religions help interfaith understanding? These are some of the questions this lecture addresses.