2012–13 Lecture Series
REGISTER NOW FOR IPR FALL 2013 COURSE
Topics in Philosophy and Religion: The Contemporary Face of Suffering
(Cross listed as PH 456/656 = RN 397/697 = STH TT 819)
This course will explore several important philosophical, religious and literary aspects of the contemporary face of suffering. The course will parallel the IPR’s regular 2013-14 series of interdisciplinary lectures by visiting and BU professors next fall, which will be incorporated in the course design. Speakers will focus not only on topics in the philosophy of religion but also on work in emerging fields such as bioethics, narrative medicine and development ethics. For more information, contact Professor Allen Speight, Institute for Philosophy and Religion, email@example.com. (Meets with RN 397/697 and STH TT 819.)
Annual IPR Colloquium on the Philosophy of Religion: Levinas in His Context
A Series of Lectures by Myriam Bienenstock, Department of Philosophy, University François Rabelais at Tours (France)
Lecture 1: The French Connection, Wednesday, April 10, 5 p.m.
(Respondent: Prof. Jeffrey Mehlman, BU Dept. of Romance Languages)
Lecture 2: The German Connection, Wednesday, April 17, 5 p.m.
(Respondent: Prof. Daniel Dahlstrom, BU Dept. of Philosophy)
Lecture 3: The Jewish Connection, Wednesday, April 24, 5 p.m.
(Respondent: Prof. Eugene Sheppard, Brandeis University Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies)
Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies
Board Room, 2nd Floor
147 Bay State Road
This series of lectures is cosponsored by the Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies and supported by the Boston University Center for the Humanities..