Although the semester has ended and the students (for the most part) have all left for the summer, work certainly hasn’t stopped around Manly Hall.
It’s just that it’s a different sort of work.
Back in March, Dr. Eddie Glaude, the William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African American Studies at Princeton University (and incoming President of the American Academy of Religion [AAR]), presented his lecture, titled “Democracy in Black: The Value Gap,” as the Religious Studies Department’s 14th annual Aronov Lecture. (Learn more about this annual lecture series.)
Did you miss it?
Not to worry! You can follow the link below or watch it here.
Our thanks to Caity Walker and Jared Powell for filming and posting the lecture.
Russell McCutcheon wrote a post on this blog recently in which he talked about the history and development of our filmmaking ventures here at REL, and as a student worker heavily involved in producing the films, I felt the need to respond to his post. For about two years now I’ve been planning, directing, filming, and editing our department’s videos, with some help from Andie of course, and the process came with a bit of a learning curve. So now, as I pass my knowledge on to the next REL filmmaker, Caity Walker, I’ve assembled a “top 10” list of tips that I’ve learned over the years. Continue reading
Yes, our Department is in the movie business.
Maybe you’ve seen one of our films, posted on Facebook or Twitter from our Vimeo account.
I’ve been approached three or four times, over the past couple of years, for information on how we do this, so I thought I’d write a quick post for those who are game to give it a try in their own Departments. Continue reading
The conclusion to our interview with Dr. Jolyon Thomas, our third Day Lecturer, is now ready! Don’t miss this final installment, where he discusses his current projects and gives insight on where he feels the field of religious studies in pop. culture is going.
If you missed the first part of the interview, you can catch it here.
Stay tuned for Dr. Thomas’ Day Lecture, coming soon!
Last month the REL film crew met up for a quick chat with Dr. Jolyon Thomas, the third speaker in our annual Day Lecture. The video from this interview is now up and ready to go, so be sure to check it out and learn more about Dr. Thomas’s background, his career, and how his interest in Japanese pop culture began!
Ready for Part 2? You can find it here. Stay tuned for the Day Lecture, coming soon!