Sweet Briar College will host a screening of the 2012 Indian documentary “In God’s Land” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, in Tyson Auditorium. The film will be followed by a Q&A session with the director, Pankaj Rishi Kumar.
John Goulde, professor of religion and director of Sweet Briar’s Asian studies program, will present a lecture at Lynchburg College’s Daura Gallery at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22. Goulde will present “21st-Century Korean Art: Abstract/Emotive/Textured/ Global,” in conjunction with an installation by Korean-based artist Kwang-Young Chun, on display in the gallery through March 6. Chun’s [...]
As Judgment Day looms, professor of religion Cathy Gutierrez found herself being asked to explain just why it is that some people believe the Rapture is coming on May 21. She made two radio appearances on the same day to discuss the topic, including a nationally broadcast story on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered.” [...]
David Frankfurter, professor of history and religious studies at the University of New Hampshire, will lecture on “Imagining Evil Conspiracy: Terror, Fascination and Prurience from Early Christian Cannibalism to Satanic Ritual Abuse,” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7 in Pannell Gallery at Sweet Briar College.