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2020 Oct 22

Seminar: "The Prophet as a ‘Sacred Spring’: Late Ottoman Hilye Bottles" by Christiane Gruber

4:00pm to 5:30pm

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Christiane Gruber, Professor and Chair in the History of Art, University of Michigan in Ann Arbor

Abstract: Along with the Prophet’s relics, verbal icons of Muhammad known as hilyes count among the most popular forms of devotional art during the late Ottoman period. While manuscript paintings and compositions mounted on wooden boards have been the subject of scholarly inquiry, an relatively unknown type of hilye production involves the insertion of verbal icons into glass bottles. Today, three such “hilye ...

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2020 Oct 22

New Blocs, New Maps, New Power (ca. 1982)

4:00pm

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By the early 1980s, a new political landscape was taking shape that would fundamentally influence American society and politics in the decades to come. That year, the long-standing effort to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment—championed by suffragist Alice Paul and introduced to Congress in 1923—ran aground, owing in significant measure to the activism of women who pioneered a new brand of conservatism. The power and organizational energies of conservative women provided one more proof that the suffragists’ notion of a universal women’s voting “bloc” was an illusion. But in the Reagan era...

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2020 Oct 22

Religion and the 2020 Election: a Conversation with James Kloppenberg & EJ Dionne

4:30pm to 6:00pm

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The Council on the Study of Religion

co-sponsored by the Committee on the Study of Religion and Harvard Divinity School

Invites you to

RELIGION AND THE 2020 ELECTION: A CONVERSATION WITH JAMES KLOPPENBERG & EJ DIONNE

Moderated by Catherine Brekus

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