North Carolina Religious Studies Association Meeting
Friday, October 27, 2000
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Session One: University Baptist Church
Fellowship Hall, beneath the sanctuary on Franklin Street
||Registration, Coffee, informal greetings
||Yaakov Ariel, UNC-CH Host, "Welcome and
||P. Eddy Wilson, "Sullen Concerns of the
||Karen Ruffle, "Occidentosis and a Return to
||Samuel Murrell, "Creole Yoruba in
Trinidad and Grenada: Case Studies and Anecdotes on African Religions"
||Steven Ramey, "Which Hinduism? The Development
of Hindu Traditions in the Southeastern United States"
||Theron Corse, "Bad Timing: The Fate of Three
1950s-era Missionary Programs in Castro's Cuba"
||Scott McGinnis, "Expiring Pigs and Inspiring
Puritans: George Gifford on Witchcraft"
Session Two: Gardner Hall, Room 211, on the quadrangle of the UNC campus
||Fred Horton, "A Resource for the Short Hand"
||John I Brooks, III, "Durkheimian Sociology and
Religious Studies in France: The Education of Marcel Mauss"
||Jim Megivern, "Religious Grounds for a
Moratorium on the Death Penalty"
||Panel: Rama Datta, "The Concept of the Mother
Goddess and the Monotheistic Conspiracy Theory," and Jane Tar,
"Representations of the Virgin Mary in the Religious Writings of
||Lynn Neal, "Crossing Over"
||Richard Musselwhite, "A Three-Dimensional Model
for Understanding the Brahma Kumari Institution"
||NCRSA Business Meeting, President John Collins
Carolina Religious Studies Association wishes to express its
appreciation to the Religious Studies Department of the University of
North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and to Professor Yaahov Ariel in
particular, for graciously hosting this meeting.