February 19-20, 2015
Symposium on Religion and Identity
This symposium will bring together scholars from Creighton and around the country to address the many ways in which religion and identity interact, whether it be the formation of a specific religious identity, or the many ways in which religion contributes to or is shaped by Identity.
The symposium will be held February 19-20 in Harper Center 3029, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
March 20-21, 2015
Rocky Mountain – Great Plains Regional Meeting
The Kripke Center is hosting the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain – Great Plains region of the American Academy of Religion and Society of Biblical Literature (along with the American Schools of Oriental Research). The conference will be held on Friday and Saturday, March 20-21 in Harper Center, third floor meeting rooms.
The conference is open to all those interested in the professional study of religion, Bible, and Near Eastern Studies. Registration is required.
March 24, 2015
Women and Religion Lecture
The annual Women and Religion lecture will be held on Tuesday, March 24 at 7:00 p.m. in the Harper Center Ballroom. This year's guest lecturer is Professor Amy-Jill Levine.
Professor Levine is the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies and Director of the Carpenter Program in Religon, Gender, and Sexuality at Vanderbilt University Divinity School. She has published numerous works on Christian origins, Jewish-Christian relations, and sexuality, gender, and the Bible.
The lecture is free and open to the public; more information will be forthcoming.