Lecture| Heather Blair Presents “Affecting Religion: Picturebooks and the Configuration of Childhood Virtues”

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Date: Friday, Dec. 4,2015 Time: 12:00 PM-1:30 PM Location: UL 4115P Heather Blair, Associate Professor of Religious Studies at IU-Bloomington presents, “Affecting Religion: Picturebooks and the Configuration of Childhood Virtues.” Postwar Japanese picture books often appropriate elements with recognizably religious pedigrees—characters, plots, visual imagery—for use in the education and entertainment of young children. Working against […]

WONDER AND THE NATURAL WORLD: A Call for Grant Proposals

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CALL FOR GRANT PROPOSALS: Symposia, workshops, performances, and seminar series for departments, institutes, and research centers at all IU campuses Deadline for submission: June 15, 2015 Awards announced by mid-July 2015 The IU Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society (CSRES) announces a grant competition on the theme of Wonder and the Natural […]

E.O. Wilson and Katherine Hayles “What Makes us Human?”

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Entanglements Lecture Series E.O. Wilson and Katherine Hayles, “What Makes us Human?” October 8, 2014 | 7:00-8:45 Indianapolis Central Library, Clowes Auditorium Click here for free tickets When did we become human? Are human and animal societies that much different? Do we already live in an age of cyborgs? E.O. Wilson and Katherine Hayles visit Indianapolis as […]

New IU ethics consortium announces funding for research projects

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The Indiana University Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics and Society is offering funding for research proposals from IU faculty that explore the theme of wonder, especially as it intersects with nature and the environment. The IU Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics and Society is an interdisciplinary association of scholars, academic programs […]