Thursday, September 25, 2008

October 2 Meeting

On Thursday, October 2, at 8 PM, we'll meet to discuss the following texts. These articles are available in hard copy in EB 211, in the folder "BMG" by the door, and in electronic format, under "IPRH 2008 - Elizabeth Hoiem" on e-reserves. For your convenience, we enclose direct links below:

Viswanathan, Gauri. "Secularism in the framework of heterodoxy." PMLA 123.2 (Mar 2008): 466-476. (.pdf)

Kumar, Krishan. "Ch. 2: Nations and nationalism: civic, ethnic and imperial." The making of English national identity. Cambridge UP, 2008. 18-38,276-279. (.pdf)

A third, optional reading, offers a solid overview of this year's theme: Casanova, Jose. "Ch. 1: Secularization, enlightenment, and modern religion." Public Religions in the Modern World. University of Chicago Press, 1994. 11-39, 235-247. (.pdf)
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