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Exciting Upcoming Religious Studies Events: Mark your calendars!

FALL 2014

Wednesday, September 17
The Jewish Studies Noon Series presents
Andrew Fogel (PhD candidate, HIST) speaking on, "Supermentsh: Superman's Covert and Overt Jewish Origins,"
12:30, Beering Hall, B222.

Thursday, September 25
Purdue will host the Discovery Lecture Series
The Philosophy Department has invited the renowned philosopher Alvin Plantinga (University of Notre Dame and Calvin College) to speak on “Religion and Science,”
2:00pm in Fowler Hall.
This event is free and open to the public.

Sunday, September 28
The Aquinas Education Foundation and Religious Studies present Dr. Elinore Stump.
Details forthcoming.

Thursday–Saturday, September 25-27
The Department of Philosophy presents, Faith and Reason: Themes from Swinburne.
This conference is organized by Michael Bergmann & Jeffrey Brower.
For more information, visit:

Monday, October 20
Jewish Studies & Religious Studies will host the annual Larry Axel Lecture.
This year’s speaker Victoria Aarons (Professor of English, Trinity University), speaking on "The Shape of Memory: Post-Holocaust Literary Representation,”
8:00 p.m., RAWL 1062.

Wednesday, October 22
The Jewish Studies Noon Series presents
Nicole Fourman (Winner of the 2014 Edward Simon B'nai B'rith Barzillai Lodge No. 111 Prize in JS) speaking on, "The Jewish Dietary Laws: A Matter of Interpretation,"
12:30 in Stewart 313.

Wednesday, November 12
The Jewish Studies Noon Series presents
Rebekah Klein-Pejšová (HIST & JS) speaking on, "Between Refugees and the State: Hungarian Jews and Jewish Refugee Policy in Wartime Austria-Hungary,"
12:30 in Stewart 313.

Thursday, November 20
The Aquinas Educational Foundation and Religious Studies presents Robert Segal (Chair of Religious Studies, University of Aberdeen) speaking on, “Can there be a Christian Social Science? The Case of William Robertson Smith.”
More information forthcoming.

More to Come...