Fostering creative and critical  scholarship on religion in the world


Tue, September 12, 2017, 6:00 - 8:00pm
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Nira Pereg, Video Artist

Video Showing and Discussion, with an Introduction and Response by Robert Alter In my talk I will discuss ways in which religious rituals affect civilian protocols in Israel and Palestine. To explore this link between ritual and routine, I will conduct a chronological overview of my work, which, in examining the connections between religious codes … Continue reading

BCSR Co-Directors Jonathan Sheehan and Mark Csikszentmihalyi recently sat down with CBS San Francisco’s Mosaic program to discuss the role and importance of the study of religion in contemporary experience, particularly at public universities like Cal. In the wide-ranging interview, Sheehan and Csikszentmihalyi explained the genesis and evolution of religious studies at Berkeley, and the … Continue reading