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May 22-23 Portugal Seminar, “Making Sense of Religion: Performance, Art and Experience.”

[ May 22, 2014 to May 23, 2014. ] The aim of the seminar, to be held in Lisbon, Portugal May 22-23, 2014, is not to ask what the senses and “performance” of religion does to it (corrupts it, enhances it, promotes it, transforms it), but in what senses religion is constituted by its virtual or inherent senses, performativities and aesthetics? Questions of interest [...]

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CFP Deadline: Jan 15, Portugal Seminar “Making Sense of Religion: Performance, Art and Experience.”

[ January 5, 2014 to January 15, 2014. ] Re-centralizing the importance of sensory perception, the organizers of this seminar are calling for ethnographic and/or theoretical contributions that: a) make sense of religion through performance and art and b) approach performative and artistic action as religion in a variety of sociocultural, political, and spiritual contexts. Deadline is January 15.

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My Traditions

Students interview their families about an important holiday or tradition and create poems about these celebrations to the accompaniment of handmade musical instruments.

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Experience Map

In this exercise, students think about their lives, their identities and experiences that have been particularly meaningful in bringing them to who they are now, and in developing their interest in leadership.  The exercise emphasizes “journey” and experiences over time, helping students see the impact of experience on identity formation and on current perceptions.

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