Wilson’s 2019 Orr Forum to Examine Intersection of Religion, Food and Popular Culture

Submitted by Jenny on Tue, 04/09/2019 - 10:40

Wilson College will host the 2019 Orr Forum on Monday, April 15, in the John Stewart Memorial Library. The forum will feature guest lecturer Nora Rubel, Ph.D., of the University of Rochester in New York. 

Rubel, who is the Jane and Alan Batkin Professor in Jewish Studies, associate professor and chair of the Department of Religion and Classics at the university, teaches and writes on a wide variety of topics related to gender, race and ethnicity in American religion, particularly in relation to food and popular culture.

Lecture Series Speaker to Explore Topic of Fear

Submitted by Cathy on Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:57

Frank Furedi, whose influential books The Culture of Fear and Paranoid Parenting investigated the interaction between risk consciousness and perceptions of fear in contemporary society, will present two talks exploring fear on Monday, April 16, at Wilson College as part of the Common Hour series of lectures. Both will be held in the college library's Lenfest Learning Commons and are free and open to the public.