News & Events

09.26.2001 News Story

In the weeks after the horrific events of September 11, the Harvard Divinity School community has responded with pastoral and intellectual action as well as prayer.

09.26.2001 News Story

Vittorio Falsina was born in Brescia, Italy, on October 11, 1962. At the age of 12 he entered training with the Xaverian Missionary Fathers order. A skilled musician, he helped to lead the...

09.19.2001 Video

On September 19, 2001, a forum entitled "Dimensions of the Tragedy: An Opportunity to Think and Talk" was held in the Sperry Room of Andover Hall. Bryan Hehir moderated the discussion of a range...

09.02.2001 News Story

Janet Gyatso, who taught in the religion department at Amherst College for the previous 11 years, was appointed the first Hershey Chair in Buddhist Studies in 2001.

08.01.2001 News Story

Davíd Carrasco joined the Faculty of Divinity in September 2001 as the inaugural Neil L. Rudenstine Professor of the Study of Latin America.

07.01.2001 News Story

From June 18 to 29, 2001, 49 people from all over the US attended the Summer Leadership Institute (SLI), sponsored by Harvard Divinity School's Center for the Study of Values in Public Life...

06.15.2001 News Story

Harvard Divinity School has announced recipients of the two awards that are presented each June on its Alumni Day.

06.13.2001 News Story

Rev. J. Bryan Hehir will resign as head of Harvard Divinity School at the end of 2001 to become president and CEO of Catholic Charities USA.

05.15.2001 News Story

In 2001, Harvard Divinity School has been one of the fields in which Lawson has chosen to sow, as the Luce Lecturer on Urban Ministry.

Materiality and Spectacle
04.26.2001 Video

This panel discussion analyzes and discusses objects that impel ritual practice and liminal experience, exploring such questions as: How is matter important? How is the "otherness"—the peculiar...