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Workshop on The Companion to the Anthropology of Religion

Workshop on The Companion to the Anthropology of Religion
19 Russell Street, Room 246
Time: Apr 25th, 9:00 am End: Apr 25th, 5:15 pm
Interest Categories: Religion, Study of (FAS), Information, Faculty of, Anthropology (UTM), Anthropology (FAS)
Presentation of drafts of five papers written for the Companion to the Anthropology of Religion

The Department of Anthropology is pleased to present:

Workshop on the Companion to the Anthropology of Religion

Department of Anthropology University of Toronto
Wednesday, April 25, 9:00am - 5:15pm
19 Russell Street, Room AP 246

A day of presentation and discussion of the drafts of 5 papers written for the Companion to the Anthropology of Religion (Janice Boddy and Michael Lambek, eds. Wiley-Blackwell)
 
9:15-10:30: Michael Lambek
What Is Religion for Anthropology?
Discussant: Ashley Lebner
 
10:30: coffee
 
10:45-12:00: Amira Mittermaier
Trading with God: On Islam and Economic Reasoning
Discussant: Ruth Marshall
 
12:00-12:45: Lunch
 
12:45-2:00: Edward Swenson
Beyond Ideology: Interpreting the Political Landscape of Early State Religions
Discussant: Janice Boddy
 
2:00-3:15: Pamela Klassen
Anthropologists, Missionaries, and the “Christian Indian:” Repudiation and Imagination in Ethnohistorical Perspective
Discussant: Donna Young
 
3:15: coffee
 
3:30-4:45: Girish Daswani
Global Pentecostalism and the limits of “globalization”
Discussant: Todd Sanders
 
4:45-5:15: Concluding discussion
 
Sponsored by the Centre for Ethnography, UTSC
 
For further information please contact Seth.Palmer@utoronto.ca or lambek@utsc.utoronto.ca

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