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Join us in Spring for three series of workshops on Theravada Buddhist teachings and meditation.  Attend one workshop, a whole series, or pick and choose among the three.  
Join us in June for an interdisciplinary conference of women’s voices for women’s voices in public discourse, centered on the ancient text of The Song of Songs in historical and contemporary perspectives.
Join us March 29-30 for "The Use and Abuse of History for Theology and Ethics: Mining the Past for Present Norms," the 5th Annual  University of Notre Dame and University of Chicago Joint Graduate Student Conference.    
Listen now as Alireza Doostdar, Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies and the Anthropology and Sociology of Religion, plunges into the world of Iranian occult sciences. Interview by PhD student Rachel Carbonara. 
Information on upcoming public lectures and events in Spring Quarter 
The Divinity School is pleased to announce a significant increase in funding for both incoming and current students in the Divinity School’s doctoral studies program.     
February 28: Paul DeHart (AB'87, PhD’97), Professor of Theology at the Vanderbilt Divinity School, will give a lecture entitled "Being, Nature, Grace: Clashing Visions in Milbank and Aquinas."  
Starts 2/22: From Joan of Arc's passion to time-tripping through Buddhism, explore religious ideas, themes, and conflicts at the second annual Religion in the Frame Film Festival. Presented by Facets and the Martin Marty Center for the Public Understanding of Religion.  
February 20: Wednesday Lunch with Professor Jenny Trinitapoli speaking on "Religion and AIDS in Africa." RSVP now.
 Jeffrey Stackert, Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible, will give a lecture 2/13 on “Identifying Compositional Strata in the Pentateuchal Deuteronomic Source: Theoretical and Methodological Considerations” to open the 3rd Annual Chicago-Yale Pentateuch Colloquium. More info on upcoming lectures. 

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