DSR Colloquia 2022-2023

Thursday, October 27, 2022, 3:00-5:00 pm → More details

Presenter: Nick Field
Title: Imperial Cartography and the Archaeology of Buddhism in Sir Aurel Stein’s 1918-1922 Maps of Northwestern China
Respondent: Adrien Zakar 

Thursday, November 3, 2022, 1:00-3:00 pm → More details

First Presenter: Emily Pascoe
Title: The Authoritarian Character: Psychoanalytical and Frankfurt School Approaches
Respondent: James DiCenso

Second Presenter: Kunga Sherab
Title: The Golden Urn and the History of Finding the Enlightened in Tibet
Respondent: Libbie Mills

Thursday, November 24, 2022, 1:00-3:00 pm → More details

First Presenter: Kyle Byron 
Title: Spiritual Reproduction: Masculinity, Paternity, and Christian Kinship in U.S. Street Preaching
Respondent: Alexandra Rahr

Second Presenter: Vincent Calabrese
Title: Philosophical Impossibility, Moral Obscenity: Michael Wyschogrod's Existentialist Theology
Respondent: Sol Goldberg

Thursday, January 26, 2023, 3:00-5:00 pm  → More details

First Presenter: Christina Pasqua 
Title: Drawing out the Word: Remediating the Bible through Comics
Respondent: Nyasha Junior

Second Presenter: Eric Farr 
Title: Public Schooling and the Secular Child: An Analysis of the Hall Dennis Commission in Ontario's 1960s
Respondent: Pamela Klassen

Thursday, February 9, 2023, 3:00-5:00 pm  → More details

First Presenter: Filip Andjelkovic
Title: Prosthetic Gods, Projected Monsters: Technology, Transcendence, and the Online Unconscious
Respondent: Ken Derry

Second Presenter: Liwen Liu 
Title: Theorizing Violence: Killing and its Apologetics in the Tantrāloka
Respondent: Elisa Freschi

Thursday, March 30, 2023, 1:00-3:00 pm → More details

First Presenter: Anusha Sudindra Rao 
Title: Mixing Up Religion and Philosophy in early modern South India: Vādirāja’s Jasmine Vine of Reasoning
Respondent: Alessandro Graheli

Second Presenter: Sukshmadarshi Maharaj 
Title: The Harivamsha and the shadow behind its Krishna 
Respondent: Reid Locklin

Thursday, April 13, 2023, 1:00-3:00 pm  → More details

First Presenter: Krissy Rogahn
Title: Beyond the Secular Modern: Debates around Fictionality in Tamil Śaiva Literary Historical Discourse
Respondent: J. Barton Scott

Second Presenter: Katie Maguire 
Title: Entering the Wilderness: Covenantal Rituals and Cursing in the Qumran Serakhim
Respondent: John Marshall

Thursday, April 27, 2023, 1:00-2:00 pm  → More details

Presenter: Sara Hamed
Title: Manufacturing Commitment in Canada: Islamic Organizations Beyond Space-Making and Service Provision
Respondent: Anver Emon