1. The Committee for the Study of Religion Presents

    Arthur W. Frank

    The Body as an Ethical Problem of Action

    Part of the Conference "Bringing the Body back in Humanities and Social Sciences"

    February 24th, 2012
    The CUNY Graduate Center

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  2. The Committee on the Study of Religion Presents

    Victoria Pitts-Taylor

    Mirror Neurons, Affect and Embodied Relations: Lessons from Feminist Epistemology

    Part of the Conference "Bringing the Body back in Humanities and Social Sciences

    February 24th, 2012
    The CUNY Graduate Center

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  3. Part of the conference, "Bringing the Body Back in Humanities and Social Science" presented by the Committee for the Study of Religion at the CUNY Graduate Center

    Patricia Clough

    Feminist Theory, Bodies and Technoscience

    February 24, 2012

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  4. The CUNY Graduate Center
    Committee on Globalization and Social Change Presents

    A Talk By Faisal Devji

    September 27, 2011

    Faisal Devji is University Reader in Modern South Asian History at St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford. He has held faculty positions at the New School in New York, Yale University and the University of Chicago, from where he also received his PhD in Intellectual History. Devji was Junior Fellow at the Society of Fellows, Harvard University, and Head of Graduate Studies at the Institute of Ismaili Studies in London, from where he directed post-graduate courses in the Near East and Central Asia.

    Devji is the author of three books, Landscapes of the Jihad: Militancy, Morality, Modernity (2005), The Terrorist in Search of Humanity: Militant Islam and Global Politics (2009), and The Impossible Indian: Gandhi and the Temptation of Violence (2011). He is interested in the political thought of modern Islam as well as in the transformation of liberal categories and democratic practice in South Asia. Devji’s broader concerns are with ethics and violence in a globalized world, particularly with the thought and practices of Mahatma Gandhi, who was among the earliest and perhaps most perceptive commentator on this predicament of our times.

    Co-Sponsored by the Center for Place, Culture and Politics

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  5. The Committee for the Study of Religion
    November 4, 2011
    The CUNY Graduate Center

    Part of the Black American Popular Religion Conference

    Josef Sorett is assistant professor of Religion and African-American Studies at Columbia University. An interdisciplinary historian of religion in America, Sorett’s work addresses black communities and cultures in the United States. His research and teaching interests include American religious history; African American religions; hip hop, popular culture and the arts; gender and sexuality; and the role of religion in public life. Josef earned his Ph.D. in African American Studies from Harvard University; and he holds a B.S. from Oral Roberts University and an M.Div. from Boston University. Josef has received fellowships from the Louisville Institute for the Study of American Religion, The Fund for Theological Education, Harvard’s Charles Warren Center for American History and Princeton University’s Center for African American Studies. He has published essays and reviews in Culture and Religion, Callaloo, the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, and PNEUMA: Journal of the Society for Pentecostal Studies. Josef’s current book project, That Spirit is Black: A Religious History of Racial Aesthetics (under contract with Oxford University Press) illumines how religion has figured into debates about black art and culture. He is also editing a volume exploring the sexual politics of black churches.

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