Religion+ Group Announces Tuesday Night Conversation Series

Religion+ Research Group
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The Religion+ research group at Duke Kunshan University is pleased to announce its Tuesday Night Conversation Series, Religion+X

The series will take place every Tuesday from 6:30pm-8pm and feature DKU religious studies professors James Miller, Tommaso Tesei and Ben Van Overmeire in informal conversation with other DKU professors on a wide range of topics. Snacks and drinks will be provided, and students are warmly invited to join in the conversation with the professors.  Events are planned to be in person, but may be moved online in accordance with Covid policies. Further details will be announced in early in the new year.

The provisional line-up is as follows.

Session 3

  1. Religion+Science, with Yitzhak Lewis and Marcus Werner, January 10
  2. Religion+Literature, with Stephanie Anderson, Adrien Pouille and Caio Yurgel, January 17
  3. Religion+Protest, with Hyun Jeong Ha, Jesse Olsavsky and Megan Rogers, January 31
  4. Religion+Music, with Max Amici and Marcia France, February 7
  5. Religion+Sex, with Ben Van Overmeire, Titas Chakraborty and Amber Griffioen, February 14
  6. Religion+Opera, with Kim Hunter Gordon and Don Snow, February 21
  7. Religion+Empire, with Bryce Beemer, Titas Chakraborty and Rasoul Namazi, February 28

Session 4

  1. Religion+Aliens, with Ben Van Overmeire, March 21
  2. Religion+Archeology, with Kent Cao and Scott MacEachern, March 28
  3. Religion+Animals, with Robin Rodd, April 4
  4. Religion+Art, with Zairong Xiang, April 11
  5. Religion+Violence, with Bryce Beemer and Hyun Jeong Ha, April 18
  6. Religion+Film, with Richard Davis, April 25
  7. Religion+Apocalypse, with Titas Chakraborty and Tommaso Tesei, May 2