Philosophy Religion & Liberal Studies, Department of

Announcement    Friday, May 6, 2022
This lecture examines Anuk Arudpragasm's debut novel The Story of a Brief Marriage as a lens for exploring subjectivity in instances of extreme social rupture. Dinesh, a refugee of the Sri Lankan civil war and the novel's protagonist, develops complex, shifting relationships with his environment, objects, other refugees, and himself--all of which culminate in a transformative experience centered on the body and one's own relation and conception of the self-formed by sensory experience...
Event    Monday, May 9, 2022
This lecture examines Anuk Arudpragasm's debut novel The Story of a Brief Marriage as a lens for exploring subjectivity in instances of extreme social rupture. Dinesh, a refugee of the Sri Lankan civil war and the novel's protagonist, develops complex, shifting relationships with his environment, objects, other refugees, and himself--all of which culminate in a transformative experience centered on the body and one's own relation and conception of the self-formed by sensory experience...
Announcement    Tuesday, April 26, 2022
This lecture examines Anuk Arudpragasm's debut novel The Story of a Brief Marriage as a lens for exploring subjectivity in instances of extreme social rupture. Dinesh, a refugee of the Sri Lankan civil war and the novel's protagonist, develops complex, shifting relationships with his environment, objects, other refugees, and himself--all of which culminate in a transformative experience centered on the body and one's own relation and conception of the self-formed by sensory experience...
Event    Friday, April 29, 2022
This lecture examines Anuk Arudpragasm's debut novel The Story of a Brief Marriage as a lens for exploring subjectivity in instances of extreme social rupture. Dinesh, a refugee of the Sri Lankan civil war and the novel's protagonist, develops complex, shifting relationships with his environment, objects, other refugees, and himself--all of which culminate in a transformative experience centered on the body and one's own relation and conception of the self-formed by sensory experience...
Announcement    Monday, April 11, 2022
In France today, 90% of cashiers are women; they work in small, confined spaces, they mechanically repeat the same tasks for hours on end, and they are also meant to be interchangeable for they embody a function, and it matters little to the shopper who sits behind the register. I propose that the cashier’s station can be apprehended as a space of exposure: it is a location from which the cashier herself is seen by customers and exposed to their whims and demands, but also one from...
Event    Thursday, April 14, 2022
In France today, 90% of cashiers are women; they work in small, confined spaces, they mechanically repeat the same tasks for hours on end, and they are also meant to be interchangeable for they embody a function, and it matters little to the shopper who sits behind the register. I propose that the cashier’s station can be apprehended as a space of exposure: it is a location from which the cashier herself is seen by customers and exposed to their whims and demands, but also one from...
Announcement    Thursday, April 7, 2022
2022 Women’s and Gender Studies Symposium Georgia College April 12-14, 2022 This link is to a dynamic schedule, so you may see updates or corrections in the future.  https://docs.google.com/document/d/18H1sMsfmi2kpnXG-9BLXeco7WoBcFWDOJUo-9FXsbd0/edit?usp=sharing  Most events via zoom,   https://gcsu.zoom.us/j/93424366831?pwd=TjBBNlNaUXM1Sjg3MTJPME15dHd3dz09  TinyURL: https://tinyurl.com/WGSSymposium22 Brief Schedule: Tuesday, April 12 5-6:15pm. The 2022 Flannery O'Connor Memorial Lecture...
Event    Wednesday, April 13, 2022
2022 Women’s and Gender Studies Symposium Georgia College April 12-14, 2022 This link is to a dynamic schedule, so you may see updates or corrections in the future.  https://docs.google.com/document/d/18H1sMsfmi2kpnXG-9BLXeco7WoBcFWDOJUo-9FXsbd0/edit?usp=sharing  Most events via zoom,   https://gcsu.zoom.us/j/93424366831?pwd=TjBBNlNaUXM1Sjg3MTJPME15dHd3dz09  TinyURL: https://tinyurl.com/WGSSymposium22 Brief Schedule: Tuesday, April 12 5-6:15pm. The 2022 Flannery O'Connor Memorial Lecture...
Announcement    Friday, January 21, 2022
Dr. Carla Walter is Georgia College's Newell Scholar and she will present histories of indigenous sacred dance and religion from various points around the globe, dating before the Common Era Tuesday, Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. in Peabody Auditorium. Her lecture will cover indigenous dance practices and spirituality from places such as Austronesia, Tibet, Iberia, Mongolia, Eastern Asia, Persia, Egypt, Africa, and Mesoamerica. Participants at the lecture may be inspired to join in simple choreography...
Event    Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Dr. Carla Walter is Georgia College's Newell Scholar and she will present histories of indigenous sacred dance and religion from various points around the globe, dating before the Common Era Tuesday, Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. in Peabody Auditorium. Her lecture will cover indigenous dance practices and spirituality from places such as Austronesia, Tibet, Iberia, Mongolia, Eastern Asia, Persia, Egypt, Africa, and Mesoamerica. Participants at the lecture may be inspired to join in simple choreography...