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"The Islamic State is a Post-Colonial Mirage"

Abdullahi An-Na'im Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law at Emory Law and senior fellow at the Center for the Study of Law and Religion, Emory University

Thursday, May 12, 2022
4:30pm – 6:00pm
Moore Hall B03
Intended Audience(s): Public
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talk description forthcoming.

 

The James and David Orr Memorial Lectures on Culture and Religion bring to Dartmouth each year scholars and writers whose achievements are at the highest level, but whose main fields of interest are not necessarily religion. Past Orr Lecturers include historians, anthropologists, novelists, biologists, and philosophers.

In 1972 James H. Orr, a Boston financier and supporter of the Religion Department at Dartmouth, provided the funding in memory of his son, David, for a lecture series now known as the "James and David Orr Memorial Lectures on Culture and Religion." The initial "Orr Lecture" was given that year by Mircea Eliade of the University of Chicago who lectured on "Sacred City, Sacred Time." Past Orr Lecturers include Lionel Trilling, Mary Douglas, Edward Said, Carolyn Bynum, Edward Shils, Rodney Needham, Donald Davidson, Amartya Sen, Gita Mehta, Judith Butler, Karen Armstrong, and Steven Pinker.

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Reiko Ohnuma

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.