1998 Spring Fin-de-Siecle Soul

February 4, 2014

“Soul Says: Poetry and the Divine”

Participants: D.Z. Phillips, Claremont Graduate University “Mysticism and Literature: An Introduction” Susan Howe, Stanford University, poetry reading Coleman Barks, University of Georgia, on Rumi accompanied by Pundit Rahul Sariputra, sitar Vine Sweetland, tambura Colin Thompson, Oxford University on St. John of the Cross Li-Young Lee, poetry reading Jorie Graham, poetry reading Mark Doty, poetry reading […]

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Lourdes Arguelles

Latina activist Lourdes Arguelles (Claremont Graduate University) will address activism and spirituality in working class suburbia.

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Philip J. Davis

Noted mathematician and co-author of Descartes’ Dream: The World According to Mathematics, Philip J. Davis (Brown University) will discuss mathematics and God. Humanities Auditorium.

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Geoffrey Hartman

Geoffrey Hartman (Yale University) will discuss implications for Jewish culture in the work of Emmanuel Levinas and Maurice Blanchot.

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Peter Garcia

Tewa spiritual leader Peter Garcia (San Juan Pueblo) will present a lecture/performance of Native American music and dance.

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George Johnson

Award-winning science writer George Johnson will present material from his book Fire in the Mind: Science, Faith. and the Search for Order.

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Stephen Erickson and John Cleese

Historian of Philosophy Stephen Erickson (Pomona College) and actor John Cleese will reflect on the rise of spiritualism in the late 20th century.

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