WELCOME

 

 
The SOUTH ASIAN RELIGIONS COLLOQUIUM (SARC), supported through a generous grant from Harvard Divinity School, seeks to share ongoing, current scholarly research on topics in South Asian religions with Harvard students and faculty, as well as the wider Boston academic community. All talks are free and open to the public. We look forward to seeing you at our events during the 2017-2018 academic year!

UPCOMING SARC EVENTS

2018 Mar 01

James McHugh: "Liquor, Vice, Goddess, Analogy: The Many Uses of Surā in South Asian Religions"

Date: 

Thursday, March 1, 2018, 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Divinity School - 42 Francis Avenue, CSWR Common Room, Cambridge, MA 02138
This event will feature speaker James McHugh, Associate Professor of Religion at USC Dornsife.  Prof. McHugh will present a lecture entitled, "Liquor, Vice, Goddess, Analogy: The Many Uses of Surā in South Asian Religions"
 
For more information on Prof. McHugh and his work, please see: https://dornsife.usc.edu/cf/faculty-and-staff/faculty.cfm?pid=1022649

All talks are free and open to the public. We look forward to seeing you at our events this Spring Semester!
2018 Apr 02

Sunil Sharma: From Epic Hero to Sufi Master

Date: 

Monday, April 2, 2018, 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Rabinowitz Room at Andover-Harvard Theological Library

This event will feature speaker Sunil Sharma, Professor of Persian & Indian Literatures at Boston University's Department of World Languages & Literatures. Prof. Sharma will present a lecture entitled, "From Epic Hero to Sufi Master: Poetic Personas of the Mughal Emperor Akbar"

For more information on Prof. Sharma and his work, please see: https://www.bu.edu/asian/profiles/sunil-sharma/

All talks are free and open to the public. We look forward to seeing you at our events this Spring Semester!