The Marty Center Series on Religions in the Americas: bringing leading scholars to Swift Hall to focus on critical topics and key debates in the field.

All lectures will take place in Swift Hall’s Common Room (1st) floor at 4:30pm. 

October 15 
Kathryn Lofton, Yale University: "Believe Me When I Say: What Bob Dylan Teaches the Study of Religion"

Monday, October 21
Jennifer Graber, University of Texas at Austin: "The Invention of Native American Prophecy"

Monday, October 28
Anthony Petro, Boston University: "Provoking Religion: The U.S. Culture Wars and the Queer Arts of Offense"

Tuesday, November 5
Pamela Klassen, University of Toronto: "Recognizing Religion and Siting the Secular"

Tuesday, November 12
Christopher White, Vassar College: "Higher Dimensions, Fantastic Science, and the Modern Religious Imagination"

Tuesday, November 19
Emma Anderson, University of Ottawa: "The First Philosophes: The Unrecognized Impact of Native American Thought upon Europe"


People with a disability who need an accomodation to attend a Divinity School event: please call Suzanne Riggle in advance at 773-702-8219.