Donovan O. Schaefer - Longing to Believe: Affect, Cognition, and the Secular

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Date
Nov 14, 2022, 4:30 pm6:00 pm
Location
1879 Hall Lounge
Event Description

Department of Religion Lounge Seminar

Longing to Believe: Affect, Cognition, and the Secular

Donovan O. Schaefer

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, University of Pennsylvania

Donovan Schaefer’s  research focuses on the role of embodiment and feeling in religion, material culture, and formations of the secular. His most recent book, Wild Experiment: Feeling Science and Secularism after Darwin (Duke 2022) explores the intersections between affect theory, science, and critical approaches to the secular.

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