News

Prof. Dan Arnold in The New York Times: Why Are We Surprised When Buddhists Are Violent?
Prof. Jalane Schmidt will lead a workshop on Teaching Race and Religion as well as deliver a public lecture entitled "Our Lady of the Slaves: Marian Devotion in Cuba, Race and Revolution."    
Baruch J. Schwartz, Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Joyce Z. Greenberg Visiting Professor of Jewish Studies at the University of Chicago will give a public lecture (March 8) entitled, “The Splitting of the Sea Narrative: Exodus 14 Parted and Reunited."
Steven Collins, world-renowned scholar of Buddhism, has died. The University obituary is available here; today's Sightings is a tribute by Prof. Dan Arnold. 
Open Space, our weekly community gathering for conversation, reflection, and fellowship, takes What directs you back home?  as the theme for the Quarter.   
Join us to hear from Dr. Anne T. Mocko (Concordia College) on the pedagogy of site visits. 
Prof. Niki Clements will deliver a public lecture entitled "Foucault's Christianities." 
The Ethics Club and the Martin Marty Center present Cornel West, Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy at Harvard University: “The Examined Philosophy of Cornel West.” The event will focus on how we can draw upon West's work to respond productively to today's political and moral climate.
Prof. Lucy Pick contributed this op-ed to the Washington Post on the attention surrounding Kim Yo Jong at the Olympic games, and the underappreciated influence that sisters often have in autocratic families.

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