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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.

Jonathan Walton

‘Lens of Love’ Focuses on Justice

October 1, 2018
Jonathan Walton, Professor of Religion and Society and Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church, offers a fresh perspective on the Bible’s overarching message of justice in his new book A Lens of Love: Reading the Bible in its World for Our World
Professor Mayra Rivera Rivera

Where Ideas, Tensions Converge

September 27, 2018
"Fostering a sense of belonging requires context that allows students and faculty to be their authentic selves," says HDS Professor Mayra Rivera, chair of Harvard’s Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights. "We strive to keep that principle front and center in our work."
Derek van Bever, MDiv '11

Religion in the Workplace: What Managers Need to Know

September 27, 2018
"My guess is that most companies don’t have a written policy that articulates how to handle religion in the workplace in a way that’s instructive for management," says Derek van Bever, MDiv '11, Senior Lecturer of Business Administration at Harvard Business School.
Anh H. Tran

The Not-Nun in Mather House

September 27, 2018
HDS alum Anh H. Tran is the child of Vietnamese refugees and grew up Buddhist. Her youthful curiosity is what drew her to spirituality.