Religious Studies

Religious Studies Events at the Claremont Colleges

Fall 2013

Athenaeum Series: Jewish Renewal in Poland
  • October 2: Discussion with Piotr Stasiak (leader of the liberal Jewish community in Poland); Sigmund Rolat (Holocaust survivor and chairman of The North American Council of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews), and Rabbi Haim Beliak; the panel will speak on recent developments in the renewal of the Jewish community in Poland
  • October 28: Louise Steinman, author of A Crooked Mirror: A Memoir of Polish-Jewish Reconciliation
  • November 12: Ger Mandolin Ensemble
Athenaeum Speakers
  • September 16: Richard Breitman, Professor History, American University, author of FDR and the Jews
  • November 7: Roger Berkowitz, Director Hannah Arendt Center, Bard College
  • November 18: Deborah Lipstadt, Professor of Jewish Studies, Emory University, author of The Eichmann Trial
  • November 20: Gershon Baskin, Director Israel-Palestine Center for Research and Information

Spring 2011

CMC Religous Studies Panda Express Dinner & Ice Cream Social
Tuesday April 26, 2011 5:30 - 6:30
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Professor Gaston Espinosa takes History of World Christianity class to the Getty Museum, a Coptic Orthodox Church, Saddle back Community Church & Coptic Bishop services as Guest Speaker.

Spring 2010

Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at 5:30 Reception 6:00 Dinner
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, L.J. Kutten Distinguished Lecture Serie
Mark Juergensmeyer professor of sociology and global studies, affiliate professor of religious studies; director, Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies, U.C. Santa Barbara; author, Gandhi's Way: A Handbook of Conflict Resolution (2002) and Terror in the Mind of God: The Global Rise of Religious Violence (2000); "Beyond Religious Violence in South Asia: Conflict and Reconciliation"

Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at 12:00 Lunch
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, L.J. Kutten Distinguished Lecture Series
Mark Juergensmeyer professor of sociology and global studies, affiliate professor of religious studies; director, Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies, U.C. Santa Barbara; author, Gandhi's Way: A Handbook of Conflict Resolution (2002) and Terror in the Mind of God: The Global Rise of Religious Violence (2000); "Religious Rebellion in India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and Afghanistan" 
CMC

Fall 2009

Friday, December 4, 2009 at 5:30 pm
5C's Religious Studies Holiday Dinner Party
Mexican Tamales, Vegetarian Food & Pizza
Holiday Music 
CMC Founder's Room in Bauer Center North

Thursday, November 26, 2009 at 12:00pm
Thanksgiving Day Turkey Feast  
Professor Espinosa's Home

Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 5:30pm
CMC Religious Studies Reception & Panda  Express Dinner 
Professor Espinosa's Home

Thursday, September 3, 2009 at 5:30 pm
5C's Fall Religious Studies Welcome Back Party!!!
Welcome new friends, students and faculty.
Food & Drinks will be served

Summer 2010

Professor Gary Gilbert on archaeological dig in Israel.