“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. She teaches about all aspects of Islamic art from the earliest to modern times. Author…
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
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.
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 and the moral responsibility of parents. The text presents a theory of the relationship between…
Dr. Davíd Carrasco’s Talk at YSU
2016 Carrasco from YSU Phil and Rel Studies on Vimeo.
Dr. Carrasco’s Penguin Pride
Our recent Shipka Speaker Dr. David Carrasco recently sent us a photo of himself in a “Fear the Penguin” shirt. I think we may have to make him an honorary YSU Penguin.
Shipka Speaker: Dr. David Carrasco
2016 Shipka Speaker Carrasco.pdf
Dr. Jerryson in Copenhagen
Dr. Michael Jerryson was invited to present a paper on Buddhist violence in Asia, titled “Marketing the Buddha and its Blasphemy” at the BBB Copenhagen Conference at the University of Copenhagen. Drawing upon his fieldwork among militant monks in Southern Thailand and studies across Asia, Michael Jerryson spoke about how Buddhist monks can reconcile their…
Business of Boycotting
Mark Vopat, and Alan recently co-authored a paper, titled “The Business of Boycotting: Having your chicken and eating it too”. The paper was published in the Journal of Business Ethics a peer-reviewed academic journal published by Springer Science+Business Media. The journal is listed on the Financial Times List of the top 50 business journals.