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2019 Spring Shipka Speaker: Mark Juergensmeyer

On Thursday 28 March, Dr. Mark Juergensmeyer, distinguished professor of Global Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, presented a lecture on religious violence entitled: “The Global Rise of Religious Violence”. The lecture analyzed the rise of religious extremism … Continue reading

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American Academy of Religion – Dr. Michael Jerryson

Dr. Michael Jerryson was the subject of a panel discussion at the 2018 meeting of the American Academy of Religion. The panel was entitled “WHEN BUDDHISTS ARE VIOLENT:THE ENDURING IMPACT OF MICHAEL JERRYSON ON THE FIELD OF RELIGION AND VIOLENCE”. … Continue reading

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What is Anti-Semitism?

On November 20, 2018 the Center for Judaic Studies, Center for Islamic Studies, American Studies and the Department to Philosophy and Religious Studies, and the College off Liberal Arts and Social Sciences organized a panel discussion on anti-Semitism. The event … Continue reading

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Emeritus Professor Dr. Chris Bache: ‘Diamonds From Heaven’ Interview with Iain McNay

Our own Dr. Chris Bache discusses his 40 plus years of research in consciousness studies; including his research using psychedelics to achieve deeper levels of consciousness. [Click on the image above to view the interview}

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Public Talk: Dr. Sheila Blair

“When Writing Becomes Art: A Key Aspect of Islamic Culture” Tuesday, April 17, 2018 from 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm President’s Suite, Kilcawley Center Sheila Blair is Norma Jean Calderwood University Professor of Islamic and Asian Art at Boston College. … Continue reading

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Women at the Center of Political Dialogue

“Women at the Center of Political Dialogue: An Open Forum with Democrats and Republicans” was held at the James Gallery, Kilcawley Center on Wednesday, November 15, 2018 Panelists: Christoper Anderson Mark Monroe Kristen Olmi Tracey Winbush

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Interfaith Forum

Interfaith Forum on the President Trump Actions Regarding the Holy City Wednesday, January 24, 2018 6 PM–8 PM Arab American Cuiltural and Education Center 15 Belgrade Ave. Youngstown, OH 44505 Contact: aaccyo.oh@sbcglobal.net for more information

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Dr. Chris Bache in Prague

The following is a talk by our own Dr. Chris Bache at the international transpersonal conference in Prague last September.It gives an overview of the book he is just finishing — Diamonds from Heaven — on his 20 year psychedelic journey 1979–99. 

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Children’s Rights and Moral Parenting

Congratulations to Dr. Mark Vopat whose book Children’s Rights and Moral Parenting was recently re-released in paperback by Lexington Books. Dr. Vopat’s book offers a systematic treatment of a variety of issues involving the intersection of the rights of children … Continue reading

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Dr. Davíd Carrasco’s Talk at YSU

2016 Carrasco from YSU Phil and Rel Studies on Vimeo.

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