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Gawande Lecture | Voices of Silence: Deconstructing Ancient Indian Cultural History, Oct. 5

Patrick Olivelle

The Gawande Lecture Series in Indian Religion and Philosophy and the Friends of India Endowment present “Voices of Silence: Deconstructing Ancient Indian Cultural History,” a lecture by Dr. Patrick Olivelle, on Thursday, Oct. 5, at 7:30 p.m. in Bentley Hall 110. This event is free and open to the public. […]

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October 1, 2017 at 11:00 pmEvents

What is Yoga? Gawande Lecture Explores Modernization of Ancient Practice

Dr. Andrew J. Nicholson

By Kaitlyn Pacheco From Compass With the rising popularity of yoga in the Western Hemisphere, some yoga practitioners, teachers and scholars have questioned how the ancient practice has been modernized. Andrew J. Nicholson addressed these concerns during his presentation “Is Yoga Hindu? A Talk on the Modern Development of Yoga” […]

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April 23, 2017 at 1:32 pmNews

Gawande Speaker Series | Is Yoga Hindu? April 7

Dr. Andrew J. Nicholson

The Gawande Speaker Series presents “Is Yoga Hindu? A talk on the development of modern yoga”—a lecture by Andrew J. Nicholson on Friday, April 7, at 7 p.m. in Ellis 111. Nicholson joined the State University of New York at Stony Brook faculty in 2006. He holds degrees in Religious […]

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April 1, 2017 at 10:30 pmEvents

Singh Mann to Lecture on ‘Sikhs of North America,’ Nov. 15

Gurinder Singh Mann

Dr. Gurinder Singh Mann gives a lecture titled “Sikhs of North America” on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. in Ellis 111. Singh Mann is the Director of the Global Institute of Sikh Studies. The event is sponsored by the OHIO Comparative Religion Club, the Gawande Lecture Series, the History […]

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October 2, 2016 at 12:45 pmEvents

War & Peace, Gawande Lecture | Conflict Unending: Explaining the Indo-Pakistan Rivalry, Oct. 17

Sumit Ganguly

War and Peace Studies and the Gawande Speaker Series are hosting a talk by Sumit Ganguly on “Conflict Unending: Explaining the Indo-Pakistan Rivalry” on Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. at Porter 104. Ganguly is the Rabindranath Tagore Chair in Indian Cultures and Civilizations and director of the Center on American […]

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October 1, 2016 at 8:00 pmEvents

Gawande Lecture | Anthropomorphic Techniques in the Worship of Mount Govardhan, Sept. 20


  Dr. David Haberman of Indiana University examines the worship of Mount Govardhan, a sacred hill in north-central India, in the Fall 2016 Gawande Lecture in Indian Philosophy and Religion. Haberman, Professor of Religious Studies at University, delivers “Anthropomorphic Techniques in the Worship of Mount Govardhan” on Monday, Sept. 20, at […]

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September 1, 2016 at 7:15 pmEvents

Gawande Lecture | Faith and Doubt in the Bhagavad Gita, March 31

Francis Clooney

The Gawande Lecture Series presents Dr. Francis X. Clooney on “Faith and Doubt in the Bhagavad Gita” on Thursday, March 31, at 7 p.m. in Ellis 106. The lecture is centered on the cross-culturally applicable religious dimensions of Arjuna and Krishna’s famous battlefield dialogue from the Mahabharata. Clooney is Parkman Professor […]

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March 2, 2016 at 4:30 pmEvents