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The 2016 Alumnus of the Year Lecture will be delivered on Thursday, April 21 by Peter Iver Kaufman, (MA 1973, PhD 1975, History of Christianity).   Prof. Kaufman's lecture is entitled  “Giorgio Agamben, Meet Augustine (With an Extended Introduction to Augustine’s Statesmen).”
Maurizio Bettini,  Professor of Greek and Latin Philology at the University of Siena, Italy, will give a public lecture on Monday, April 18th: "From market to metamorphosis: Cultural images of 'translation' in Rome.”  The lecture will be at 4:30pm in Swift Common Room.     
Ryan Coyne, Assistant Professor of the Philosophy of Religions and Theology, has received a 2016 Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award for Theological Promise.  
Join us Tuesday,  April 5, 4:30 pm in our Common Room, for a public lecture by John Cottingham, "Transcending science: humane models of religious understanding."  
Spring is in the air and Spring Quarter classes are now available. 
Francis Robinson, Mellon Islamic Studies Initiative Visiting Professor in the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, will give a public lecture entitled "On the Building of Islamic Societies from Below Since 1800."  
This Friday we welcome Prof. Meira Kensky, PhD'09, for two special Craft of Teaching in the Academic Study of Religion events.    
All are welcome at our Wednesday Lunch program. Sit at any table and join the conversation: the programs provide a unique opportunity for students, staff, and faculty to engage one another. 
Honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and reflecting on our collective responsibility to work towards a more equitable society.    

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