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The 'Sympathetic' Study of World Religions: Peril and Promise
11.03.2006 Video

This event celebrated the history of the study of world religions, and the publication of John B. Carman and Kathryn Dodgson's Community and Colloquy: The Center for the Study of World Religions,...

The Problematics of Buddhism, Society, and the State in Thailand
10.23.2006 Audio

This panel situated Buddhadasa within contesting views of Thai Buddhism in the broader context of Thai society and politics.

The Mists of Ramanna: The Legend That Was Lower Burma
10.13.2006 Audio

Michael Aung-Thwin is Professor of Asian Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. This lecture presented work from his groundbreaking new book The Mists of Ramanna (University of...

Numinous Peaks: The Contours of Chinese Sacred Geography
04.27.2006 Audio

James Robson, Assistant Professor of Chinese Buddhism, University of Michigan, spoke at a luncheon seminar in the 2005-06 series "Religion, Place, and the Environment."

From the Ground Up: Growing a Green Future for Religion and Ethics
04.16.2006 Video

Presented at the Ethics, Values, and the Environment conference.  

Nothing Is Ever Escaped': Public History and the African American Historic Landscape
04.11.2006 Audio

This luncheon seminar with Edward Linenthal, Professor of History, Indiana University, and editor of the Journal of American History, was hosted by Robert Orsi, Charles Warren Professor of the...

Toward a Theology of Sound: Drum Talk, Oricha Worship, and Other Ecstatic Phenomena
04.05.2006 Audio

Katherine Hagedorn is Associate Professor of Music and director of the Ethnomusicology Program at Pomona College. Her presentation was part of the CSWR World Religions Café series.

Emergent Asia: Whither Religion?
04.04.2006 Audio

A lecture by Chandra Muzaffar, Malaysian Islamic religious and political scholar; advocate for human rights; president, International Movement for a Just World (Malaysia); and author of ...

Touching the Depth of Things: Cultivating Nature in East Asia
03.18.2006 Video

Presented at the Ethics, Values, and the Environment conference.

A Walk on the Wild Side: The Idea of Nature Revisited
03.18.2006 Video

Presented at the Ethics, Values, and the Environment conference.