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Death of Dan White, Guru to generations of UNCC students

We are very saddened by the passing of our colleague Dan White, who died suddenly just before his retirement after 47 years of teaching at UNCC.  He will be sorely missed by so many.  You can read his obituary here:  http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/charlotte/obituary.aspx?n=j-daniel-white&pid=189311459&fhid=29353 Death of Dan White, Guru to generations of UNCC students Read more >>

For Love of the Prophet: The Art of Islamic State-Making in Sudan

Please join us on Monday, April 23, at 3:30 PM in Denny 203. Noah Salomon will lecture on "For Love of the Prophet: The Art of Islamic State-Making in Sudan." Noah Salomon (B.A., Reed College; M.A., Ph.D. University of Chicago) teaches courses in Islamic Studies and the anthropology of religion at Carleton College. His first book, For Love of the Prophet: An Ethnography of Sudan's Islamic State, ... For Love of the Prophet: The Art of Islamic State-Making in Sudan Read more >>

Emeritus Professor Jeff Meyer a Silver Winner in the Independent Book Publishers Association Benjamin Franklin Awards

Jeffrey Meyer (Emeritus Professor) has been named a Silver Winner in the historical fiction category of the Independent Book Publishers Association Benjamin Franklin Awards.  Congratulations, Jeff! Emeritus Professor Jeff Meyer a Silver Winner in the Independent Book Publishers Association Benjamin Franklin Awards Read more >>

Jessica Johnson

Biblical Porn: The Carnal Resonance and Political Valences of Conviction

Please join us on Monday, April 16, at 3:30 PM in Denny 203. Jessica Johnson will lecture on "Biblical Porn: The Carnal Resonance and Political Valences of Conviction." Dr. Jessica Johnson teaches in the Departments of Anthropology and Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Washington. Biblical Porn: The Carnal Resonance and Political Valences of Conviction Read more >>

Mindfulness Is Dead! Long Live Mindfulness! On the Moral Transformations in Modern Meditation Practice

Please join us on Monday, April 2, at 3:30 PM in Denny 203. Erik Braun will lecture on "Mindfulness Is Dead!  Long Live Mindfulness!  On the Moral Transformations in Modern Meditation Practice." Erik Braun is an associate professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia. He is the author of The Birth of Insight: Meditation, Modern Buddhism, and the Burmese Monk Ledi... Mindfulness Is Dead! Long Live Mindfulness! On the Moral Transformations in Modern Meditation Practice Read more >>