News and Events

Virtue as Mastery in Early Confucianism
02.26.2009 Audio

A presentation by Aaron Stalnaker, Associate Professor, Department of Religious Studies, Indiana University. Response offered by Elizabeth Bucar, University of North Carolina, Greensboro.

The War on Karma
02.24.2009 Audio

A talk by Thanissaro Bhikkhu, author, teacher, Theravada monk, and abbot of the Metta Forest Monastery near San Diego.  Co-sponsored by the The Harvard Buddhist Community.

Violence and Morality: The Concession of Loss in a Ghanaian Fishing Village
12.01.2008 Audio

A presentation by Hans Lucht, Danish journalist, novelist, and anthropologist at the University of Copenhagen. Response offered by Simeon Ilesanmi, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Wake...

Story, Performance, and Everyday Routines: Imagination & the Fashioning of the Ethical Subject
11.05.2008 Audio

A presentation by Leela Prasad, Associate Professor of Ethics and Indian Religions, Department of Religion, Duke University. This event was part of the 2008-09 "Moral Worlds and Religious...

The Resurgence of Imagination
10.14.2008 Audio

A lecture with Sudhir Kakar, psychoanalyst and writer from Goa, India, with responses by Anne Monius, Professor of South Asian Religions, Harvard Divinity School, and Richard Kearney, Charles...

Moral Worlds and Religious Subjectivities: Setting the Stage
09.25.2008 Audio

This event kicked off the 2008-09 "Moral Worlds and Religious Subjectivities" programming series

On the Barbaric Transmission of Cultures
05.12.2008 Audio

An address by Homi K. Bhabha, Anne F. Rothenberg Professor of the Humanities, Department of English, Harvard University; director of the Humanities Center at Harvard University; and Distinguished...

03.20.2008 News Story Harvard Gazette

Little did a Harvard scholar who studies sacred spaces imagine that she would find the Holy Land in Florida.

Is There an Innate Sense of Morality?
03.19.2008 Audio

A lecture by Tu Weiming, Harvard-Yenching Professor of Chinese History and Philosophy and of Confucian Studies, Harvard University. Part of the 2007-08 programming series "Rethinking the Human...

Humanity, Ethics, and Our Animal Nature
03.05.2008 Audio

A lecture by Christine Korsgaard, Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Philosophy and director of Graduate Studies in Philosophy, Harvard University, with responses by John Grim, Senior Research...