Senses of Wonder: Reflections on Miracles, Subjectivity & Politics

Date: Monday, September 14, 2009 - 11:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Franklin Center 240

Videos available on iTunes - see links below.


Reflections on Miracles, Subjectivity, and Politics [iTunes]

Download PDF of symposium poster here.


The Sovereignty of Miracles:
Pentecostal Political Theology in Africa

Ruth Marshall
Department and Centre for the Study of Religion & Department of Political Science, University of Toronto

Towards A “New Way of Conceiving Miracles”:
Sari Nusseibeh’s “Secular Faith”

Hent de Vries
Humanities Center & Department of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University

Video of response to lecture available here.


Birgit Meyer
Department of Sociology and Anthropology, VU University Amsterdam

Achille Mbembe
Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WISER) / Department of English, Duke University

Brian Goldstone
Department of Cultural Anthropology, Duke University

Presented with the Atlantic Studies Research Group and Department of Religion