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Spring 2016 Religious Studies

Department Gathering/Dinner

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

5:30 p.m.

2509 N. Warner Street

  • Meet the Professors
  • Hear about Religious Studies Courses
  • Learn about Religious Studies Research
  • Enjoy food from Gateway to India
  • Farewell to Professor Judith Kay

Please RSVP to Alexa Himonas ( or Shoshana Strom ( by Friday, March 25 if you plan to attend.


Residency with Art Historian and Filmmaker

Film Screening and Conversation with Judith Wechsler

Judith Wechsler is an art historian primarily of 19th century French art, who has engaged in interdisciplinary studies: the intersection of art and theater, art and film, caricature and physiognomy, art and science. She has written and directed 27 films on art, informed by her scholarship.

  • TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2016

Aby Warburg: Metamorphosis and Memory

Aby Warburg (1866-1929) was an innovative and influential art historian whose interests ranged frio tge Italian Renaissance to Hopi ritual dances, from frescoes to postage stamps.

  • WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2016

The Passages of Walter Benjamin

Walter Benjamin's Arcades Project, a monumental study of 19th century Paris, is the focus of this one hour documentary.


5PM - 7PM



Residency sponsored by Catharine Gould Chism Fund for the Humanities and the Arts,Department of Religious Studies, and Humanities Program.