CISR presents Loren Lybarger, Ohio University


Location: 3130 Eck Law Building

The Contingency of the Religious Return among Palestinians in Chicago — A Meditation on the Dialectics of Loss and Hope in Exile

Colloquium on the Interdisciplinary Study of Religion
a speaker series funded by the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts and co-sponsered by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, the Program of Law and Human Development, and Sociology.

This talk will center on Dr. Lybarger's most recent ethnographic project, provisionally titled, Divided Diasporas: Religion and Nationalism among Second Generation Palestinian Immigrants in the United States. Funded partly by the National Endowment for the Humanities, this project draws on life history interviews and field observations to explore the dynamics of religious return among Muslims and Palestinians on Chicago’s southwest side and in the adjoining southwest suburbs. 

Loren Lybarger, Ohio University
Department of Classics and World Religions
Center for International Studies

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