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Philosophy and Religion Archive

Talk on cultural racism held April 14

BOONE—Dr. Alia Al-Saji will present the lecture “Cultural Racism: Muslim Veiling, Embodiment, and the Meaning of Culture” April 14 at Appalachian State University.

Author and social change advocate Fred Bahnson to speak April 3 at Appalachian

BOONE—Fred Bahnson, a national advocate for deliberate living and mindful relationships with food, will give two public lectures April 3 at Appalachian State University.

March lectures and recital focus on Jewish organ music

BOONE—Organist Ann Frohbieter will present lectures and a recital focusing on Jewish organ music March 17-19 at Appalachian State University.

Hutchins co-winner of Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation

BOONE—For the first time in the history of the Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation, two translators share the £3,000 prize for 2013: American translator William Maynard Hutchins, who is a professor of religious studies at Appalachian State University, and British translator Jonathan Wright.

Hauser receives David Knight Award

BOONE—Appalachian State University faculty athletics representative Dr. Alan Hauser received the 2013 David Knight Award at the NCAA Faculty Athletics Representatives Association’s (FARA) annual meeting and symposium in Baltimore.

Ecofeminist Carol Adams discusses “Sexual Politics of Meat” Nov. 6

BOONE—Ecofeminist Carol Adams, author of “The Sexual Politics of Meat,” will present a slide-illustrated talk Wednesday, Nov. 6, at Appalachian State University. The program begins at 7 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Parkway Ballroom.

Program on the facts about evolution presented May 2

BOONE—Evolution can be a hot topic. Dr. Jerry A. Coyne from the University of Chicago will present facts about the science of evolution May 2 at Appalachian State University. His talk, “Why evolution is true and why Americans deny it,” will begin at 7 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Blue Ridge Ballroom. The public is invited.

13th Annual Queer Film Series begins Oct. 23 at Appalachian

BOONE—The 13th Annual Queer Film Series begins Oct. 23 at Appalachian State University with a showing of “Wish Me Away,” the story of Chely Wright, the first country music star to come out as gay.

Conference Oct. 19 focuses on business ethics in the 21st century

BOONE—Entrepreneurship and emerging technologies, as well as the science and ethics of accelerating inequality and climate change are the focus of the “Business Ethics in the 21st Century” conference Friday, Oct. 19, at Appalachian State University.