We are excited to announce our Ptarmigan Mini-Lecture Series for the 2021-2022 academic year! Our lectures are open to the public, and we invite any interested party to join us. Please see below for our list of speakers.
December 1st, 2021, 6PM-7PM PT:
Professor Nicola Denzey-Lewis, Professor of Religion at Claremont Graduate University, will present “Roman Catacombs.” More information on Professor Denzey-Lewis’ work can be found here: https://www.cgu.edu/people/nicola-denzey-lewis/
January 12th, 2022, 5PM-6PM PT:
Professor Meghan Henning, Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Dayton, will present “Hell.” More information on Professor Henning’s work can be found here: https://udayton.edu/directory/artssciences/religiousstudies/henning_meghan.php
February 16th, 2022, 5PM-6PM PT:
Professor Maia Kotrosits, Research Associate, at the University of Waterloo, will present “Fantasy and Late Antiquity.” More information on Professor Kotrosits’ work can be found here: https://denison.academia.edu/MaiaKotrosits/CurriculumVitae
April 13th, 2022, 5PM-6PM PT:
Professor Shaily Patel, Assistant Professor of Early Christianity at Virginia Tech, will present “Magic in Early Christianity.” More information on Professor Patel’s work can be found here: https://liberalarts.vt.edu/departments-and-schools/department-of-religion-and-culture/faculty/shaily-patel.html
May 18th, 2022, 5PM-6PM PT:
Professor Georgia Frank, Charles A. Professor of Religion at Colgate University, will present “Egeria’s Pilgrimage Diary.” More information on Professor Frank’s work can be found here: https://www.colgate.edu/about/directory/gfrank
Each of these lectures will last exactly 60 minutes, with 15 minutes reserved for a Q&A. These lectures require no prior preparation, and we encourage attendees to submit questions throughout the lecture, which will be addressed in the Q&A. Thank you all for your interest, and we are thrilled to virtually host you!