Abby Thornburg '15, who is working on an independent study project with Religion Professor Susan Ackerman this term, has mounted a small exhibit in Rauner Library focused on her research topic, Dartmouth's Geneva Bibles. You can see a photo, and read Abby's blog post here -- http://raunerlibrary.blogspot.com/2015/05/the-geneva-bible.html -- and we'd also advise a stop by Rauner to see the exhibit as well:...[more]
News & Events
- Mary-Jane Rubenstein, Associate Professor and Chair of Religion at Wesleyan University
- Friday, April 10, 2015
- 6 Steele Hall
- Free and open to all
- Reception to follow, in Fairchild Tower area (first floor)
- Book sale & signing
Mary-Jane Rubenstein is also core faculty in the Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at Wesleyan. Her research interests include continental philosophy, theology, gender...[more]
Religion Department James & David Orr Lecture on Culture & Religion at Dartmouth
- Thursday, April 16, 2015
- Hood Auditorium
- Reception to Follow
- Free & Open to All
Tanya Luhrmann (Stanford). "Invisible Others: How People Experience the Same God Differently in Ghana, India, and the US."
Tanya Luhrmann, Watkins University...[more]
Philosophy of Religion and Ethics at Dartmouth: Thinking with Nancy K. Frankenberry and Ronald M. Green
Saturday, May 30, 2015
041 Haldeman Hall
Free & open to all
This one-day symposium marks the retirement of Nancy Frankenberry and Ronald Green. The symposium focuses on Nancy and Ron’s nationally recognized work in the fields of philosophy of religion and ethics. Robert Neville (Boston University) and Terry Godlove (Hofstra) will engage with...[more]
Professor Susan Ackerman '80, Preston H. Kelsey Professor in Religion, professor of women's and gender studies and Jewish studies at Dartmouth, and also president of the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR), was interviewed for Dartmouth Now about the destruction of ancient Assyrian artifacts by Islamic State (ISIS) militants in Iraq, which has led to a joint statement from ASOR, the Association of Art Museum Directors, the Archaeological Institute of America, and the...[more]
Tomoko Masuzawa on "The Secular Bible: Biblical Scholarship and the University in the 19th Century"
Thursday, February 12, 2015
002 Rockefeller Center
Free and open to all
Tomoko Masuzawa is Professor of History and Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan. Her fields of special interest are modern European intellectual history (19th century), discourss on religion, history of human sciences, and psychoanalysis. She is the author...[more]
“Few events in history of the United States are as inspiring as the march from Selma. Walking across the Edmund Pettus Bridge (named for a Confederate general) opened a door, inviting all Americans to join in unity against segregation and racism,” says Professor Susannah Heschel in a Jewish Daily Forward opinion piece about...[more]
In an opinion piece for CNNOpinion, Professor Ronald M. Green declares his "strong support...for Brittany Maynard's impassioned efforts to to expand everyone's access to physician-assisted suicide. It is tragic that she died so young, but her life has made an important contribution to us all." Maynard was a 29-year-old with terminal brain cancer who ended her life today, November 3, 2014...
Professor Randall Balmer (upper left) has been appointed by Dartmouth president Philip Hanlon to serve as a faculty fellow in the new Dartmouth Society of Fellows, an interdisciplinary community that will support the integration of research and teaching excellence. The faculty fellows will mentor a cohort of newly-minted postdoctoral fellows, who will arrive on campus a year from now....[more]
Professor Randall Balmer's review of Charles Marsh's new biography, Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, was published in the Sunday, August 8, 2014, New York Times Book Review.