Undergraduates interested in presenting a paper at Truman’s 21st Annual Undergraduate Philosophy and Religion Conference can find details about the submission process on the conference webpage. Submissions must be postmarked by September 30, 2010.
Dr. Philip Robbins (University of Missouri-Columbia) will give the Department of Philosophy and Religion’s 2010 Smits Lecture. Robbins is the co-editor of The Cambridge Handbook of Situated Cognition.
The Smits Lecture will take place during the lunch hour at the 2010 PHRE Undergraduate Conference on November 6. Stay tuned to the PHRE website for forthcoming details about this exciting talk.
Posting of a message from Prof. Mike Ashcraft:
Meeting for anyone thinking about seminary or planning to go: Monday Sept. 20, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., MC 208. Open to anyone, you don’t have to be a PHRE major or minor. Open to all denominations, non-denominational, open to anyone thinking about a career track that seminary helps with: pastor, social work, religious education, etc.
For more info, contact Prof. Mike Ashcraft at email@example.com.
Congratulations to PHRE major Andrew McCall on becoming Truman’s first-ever recipient of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University.
The Religion and Film Festival was held this past spring semester in conjunction with PHRE 386: Religion and Film and Mark Lambert’s Student Initiated Learning Opportunity. It is funded by the Provost’s office.
Below is the schedule of films.
JAN 24: The Seventh Seal
JAN 31: Blade Runner
FEB 7: The Departed
FEB 14: The Magnificent Seven
FEB 21: The Dark Knight
FEB 28: A Serious Man
MAR 21: 2001: A Space Odyssey
MAR 28: Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
APR 11: 12 Monkeys
APR 25: Dogma
The festival was free and open to the public.
The Religion and Film Student Initiated Learning Opportunity, sponsored by the Provost’s Office and the Department of Philosophy & Religion, brought to Truman talks by two noted scholars of religion and film:
Wednesday, March 24, 7:30 p.m., SUB Georgian Room
Dr. John Lyden, Chair of Religion at Dana College in Blair, Nebraska and the editor of the Routledge Companion to Religion and Film
Thursday, April 1, 11:30 a.m., SUB Alumni Room
Dr. Willaim Blizek, Professor of Philosophy and Religion at University of Nebraska – Omaha and founding editor of the Journal of Religion and Film