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Humanities Center to Host Burack Lecturer

Prof. Brent Plate of Hamilton College’s Religious Studies Department will be delivering a Burack Lecture on March 24, 2015. Plate is an interdisciplinary humanities scholar and public intellectual whose work crosses boundaries between religious studies, film studies, art, history, philosophy, anthropology, and museum studies. He is author of four books and editor or co-editor of seven books. His most recent book—and the topic of his lecture—is A History of Religion in 5 ½ Objects: Bringing the Spiritual to its Senses (Beacon Press, 2014). http://www.beacon.org/A-History-of-Religion-in-5-Objects-P997.aspx

More details on the talk are forthcoming.