BCSR’s Graduate Student Event Grants support innovative proposals for graduate student-led lectures, seminars, and conferences for public and campus audiences. BCSR has awarded three $500 grants in support of the following,
Deus sive Veruft: Schelling’s Transformation of Spinoza’s God, March 18, 2015
Joseph Albernaz (English)
Yitzhak Melamed (Professor of Phillosophy, Johns Hopkins University), will come to Berkeley on March 18 to give a lecture entitled “Deus Sive Veruft: Schelling’s Transformation of Spinoza’s God.” This exciting lecture will examine the complicated influence of Spinoza on the early philosophy of the German Idealist Schelling, and should interest anyone working in the fields of theology, philosophy, or their intersection.
Biblical Lives: The Hebrew Bible and the Construction of Jewish Life, Opens Fall 2015
Daniel Fisher (Near Eastern Studies)
Classification, Instrumentation, Technique: Exploring the Thin Line Between Religion and Science, April 4, 2015
Ashwak Hauter (Anthropology) and William Stafford (Anthropology)
This conference intends to explore concepts and methods that index the thin line between science and religion. We will explore forms of classification, instrumentation, and technical practice as they frame this distinction, and questions of knowledge and its objects which arise therein.
UC Berkeley graduate students organizing events for Fall 2015 are invited to apply by the next application deadline of Thursday, April 30 (4 pm). Awards range from $250 to $500 for a lecture, and up to $1000 for a conference. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Between the Visible and the Invisible: Cosmology, Ritual, and Hermeneutics in Historical and Contemporary Chinese Worlds
Jesse Chapman (East Asian Languages and Cultures) and Yueni Zhong (Art History)
Leaps of Faith – Figurations of Belief in Literature and Critical Thought
Simone Stirner (Comparative Literature)