The First Symposium
Symposium Theme: Religions, Human Rights and Global Ethics
Date: August 18-20, 2014
- Human Rights and Religious.
- Women and Religion.
- Minorities' Rights in, Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Communities.
- Protecting the Environment in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
- Common Ethics among Religions.
- Role of Education in Human Rights Awareness.
- Building the Curriculum for Religious Courses.
To obtain further info, please contact us at: Professor Erik Larson, Dept. of Religious Studies at FIU, FL. email.
To attend the Symposium, please contact the following Email: Dr. Larson email.
Registration Fees: $500 (due a month prior to the program & is non-refundable)
Program Fee: $1200 (due a month prior to the program & is refundable up to two days before the program)
Total Fee: $1700 (for more information on payment, please contact: Ms.Lolowah at +966536525944)
FIU Faculty and Students: Gratis
To present a paper in the Symposium, please submit an abstract of (250 words) on any of the above topics. It must be dated one month prior to the Symposium.
FIU will provide (English-Arabic) translation service
For further information please contact: Professor Erik Larson, Dept. of Religious Studies at FIU, FL. at Email
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|Venue:||St. John's on the Lake United Methodist Church|
Lecture by Dr. James Finley.
Embodied Spirituality in Three Dance Traditions
|Venue:||FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 140|
Hosted by Professor Andrea Seidel, featuring dance from African, Native American and Indian spiritual traditions. Co-sponsored by AADS and ASP.
Second Annual Mahavir Jayanthi Lecture
|Venue:||FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC Ballroom|
Professor John C. Cort - "Jain Art: Icons and Iconoclasts in Jainims." Co-sponsored by the Jain Educational and Research Foundation and Bhagwan Mahavir Professorship.
Adolfo Roitman, the curator of the Shrine of the Book in the Israel Museum, in Jerusalem, will be a guest lecturer in Dr. Larson's Jesus and the Early Christians/Bible II class. Open to all.
With Ron Hendel
With Samani Unnata Pragya
With Dr. Parfitt
Inaugural Mahavir Nirvan Lecture, with Dipak C. Jain. RSVP is required.
The Spiritual Meaning of Chanukkah, Christmas, and Diwali Lights
With Rabbi Levi Friedman, Rev. Mary Tumpkin, and Daniella Vaclavik.