News & Events

04.11.2008 News Story

The theologian and historian Daniel Patrick McKanan has been named the inaugural incumbent of the Ralph Waldo Emerson Unitarian Universalist Association Chair of Divinity at HDS.

Imagination, Not Culture: A Singular Example
04.10.2008 Video

On April 10, 2008, the William James Lecture on Religious Experience was delivered by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, University Professor and director of the Institute for Comparative Literature and...

Toward Building a Gender-Critical Approach to 
the Philosophy of Halakhah (Jewish Law)
04.01.2008 Video

This lecture was delivered by Ronit Irshai, PhD (Bar-Ilan University), Research Associate and Visiting Lecturer on Women's Studies and Judaism.

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...

03.18.2008 News Story

The panel discussion, "So You Want to be a Chaplain?" was organized to inspire student interest in the field of chaplaincy by affording them the opportunity to meet and hear from HDS...

A Conversation With Chris Hedges
03.14.2008 News Story

In his book, I Don't Believe in Atheists, Chris Hedges, MDiv '83, critiques the "new atheists" and argues that their belief system is as polarizing as that of the religious right....

03.13.2008 News Story Harvard Gazette

Kevin Madigan wishes he could have saved Anne Frank. Today, he repeatedly saves her memory. Madigan teaches the College freshman seminar "The Holocaust, History and Reaction."

Dynamics of Oppression—What Happened to the Young Refugees Who Fled Nazi Persecution? Support, Success, and Sorrow
03.06.2008 Video

On March 6, 2008, Gerhard Sonnert and Gerald Holton, both of Harvard University, delivered a presentation based on the results of their five-year research project on young refugees from National...

03.06.2008 Video

On March 6, 2008, Eddie Glaude, Jr., the William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African-American Studies at Princeton University and a core faculty member in the Center for African American...