The SRC Symposium is a day-long research symposium highlighting the work of the program's community, including SRC Junior Fellows, Doctoral Fellows, and Research Associates. It is held annually in May. The research and conversations explore the relationship between scientific, religious, and cultural discourses in the academy and beyond.
2017 SRC Symposium: May 15, 2017
On Monday, May 15, SRC scholars, fellows and researchers will present their work, followed by a faculty roundtable on "Time," SRC's theme for 2016-17.
The Symposium is open to the public, and will be held in Andover Hall on the campus of Harvard Divinity School.
To attend, please RSVP using this form (form will open in a new window).
|Kassie Maxeiner||Local Base, Global State: The Islamic State’s Attempt to Transcend Time and Place in Dabiq and Rumiyah|
|Kat Grace Poje||Crossing Over: The Making of Posthumous Life for the Dead on Facebook Memorial Pages|
|Aobo Dong||Desiring Friendship: Modes of Agency of "Side B" Gay Christians in the Spiritual Friendship Movement|
Race Beyond the Stars:
Time Travel and Prophetic Preaching in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
|Discussant||Jessica Dickson (Doctoral Candidate -- AAAS)|
|Zainub Dhanani||The Umbilical Tightrope: Understanding British Muslim Physicians' Perceptions of Abortion and Bioethics in Islam|
Disaster, Death, and “Dignity” for the Unidentified Migrant Body:
Dead Body Management Workshops in Zarzis, Tunisia
|Margaretha Blignaut||Casting Roma: Metacultural Production on Gypsyness in Genomic Research|
|Discussant||Jacob Moses (Doctoral Candidate -- History of Science)|
|Julia Hintlian||Doubts on Prophecy: Seeking Out the Lost Philosophy of Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi|
|Faraz Alidina||Philosophies of Mysticism in Early Twentieth Century India: The Aga Khan III’s Response to an Epistemological Crisis|
|Rob Ames||Reading Rumi in the Nineteenth Century: Akhundzadah and Sabzavari on the Masnavi|
|Discussant||Joseph Vignone (Doctoral Candidate -- NELC)|
|Giovanna Parmigiani||Interpreting Tarantate as a "Deep Play": Anthropology, Healing, and Patrimonialization of Women's Bodies in Contemporary Saleno (Italy)|
Sacred Acoustic Inspectors:
Ghanaian State and Noise-Abatement during the Homowo Festival
|Maggie Hartman||"My Yoke is Light'": American Catholic Experiences of Recognizing Christ's Presence in Physical Suffering|
|Doug Bafford||Evangelistic Failures and Imperial Anxieties among Nineteenth-Century American Missionaries to the Zulu|
|Discussant||Khytie Brown (Doctoral Candidate -- Religion)|
|About time?: thinking temporality in queer and postcolonial times|