The Religion and Politics Colloquium
Spring 2012 • Mondays, 12:00-1:20pm • Room 202, Rosenkranz Hall, 115 Prospect Street
Lunch will be provided at 11:50am
February 13 • Annalise Glauz-Todrank, Wesleyan University, Religion
"Religion, Race, and Hate Crime: Situating Jewish Identity in Law and Society"
February 20 • Mirjam Künkler, Princeton University, Near Eastern
"Has the Islamic Republic Secularized? Religion-State Relations and the Transformation of Religious Authority in Contemporary Iran"
March 19 • Olaf Blaschke, University of Trier, History
"Anti-Catholicism and Anti-Protestantism in 19th Century Germany: A Comparison"
March 26 • Anna Grzymala-Busse, University of Michigan, Political Science
"Good Clubs and Community Support: Explaining the Growth of Strict Religions"
April 9 • Chad Goldberg, University of Wisconsin, Sociology
"The Marginal Man Revisited: Jews and Modernity in American Sociology, 1920s to 1930s"
April 16 • Peter Berger, Boston University, Religion Department
"The Desecularization of the World"
Generously sponsored by the Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Fund