Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
East Duke Parlors[Map]
Event ContactRogers, Sarah
The PARANORMAL WORKING GROUP presents"Ghost Stories" with Bruce Lincoln and Martha LincolnThe presentations will address the theme of haunted and uncanny legacies through personal histories. In "A Harmless Beetle: Entomology and Unconventional Warfare on the Cold War's Secret Scientific Fronts," Martha Lincoln will discuss research on her grandfather, whose career at Edgewood Arsenal was devoted to top secret military research. In "A Twice Haunted Past: Reflections on Mircea Eliade's Fascism and Ioan Culianu's Murder," Bruce Lincoln will present reflections on his graduate advisor Mircea Eliade, whose reputation as the world's foremost historian of religion was seriously compromised when the fascist commitments of his youth belatedly came to light.Sponsored by the Humanities Futures initiative @ Franklin Humanities Institute.There will be an additional seminar the following day at lunchtime. Register for the talk and/or seminar by clicking "MORE EVENT INFORMATION" below!