Aesthetics & Values
The Aesthetics & Values seminar of the FIU Honors College examines the vital role visual art plays in the social and cultural dialogue surrounding...5/9
Sketching in the Galleries
Put down that iPad and pick up a sketchpad! Come to The Wolfsonian to reconnect with good ‘ol paper and pencil during our monthly sketching program. Drawing...5/25 5:00pm
RED in Black+White: Aelita, Queen of Mars
Take a rocket trip to Mars and bask in the weird and wild visuals of this 1924 silent sci-fi film by director Yakov Protazanov, the first in our series of...5/26 5:00pm
DIWALI CELEBRATION: Who Owns a Story? Hindu Temples and Traditions in Cambodia
This is a past event.
Saturday, November 4, 2023 at 3:00pm
SASC - Student Academic Success Center, SASC 100
11200 SW 8th ST, Student Academic Success Center, Miami, Florida 33199
Dr. Vasudha Narayanan is Distinguished Professor in the Department of Religion at the University of Florida and a past President of the American Academy of Religion (2001-2002). In 2023, she was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Narayanan was educated at the Universities of Madras and Bombay in India, and at Harvard University. Her fields of interest are the Hindu traditions in India, Cambodia, and America; visual and expressive cultures in the study of the Hindu traditions; and gender issues. She is the author or editor of seven books and numerous articles, chapters in books, and encyclopedia entries. Dr. Narayanan and the University of Florida have created the nation’s first Center for the Study of Hindu Traditions to encourage the research, teaching, and public understanding of Hindu culture and traditions.
The talk will be followed by an interactive Bollywood dance session (audience participation required!) by Geeta Dance and dinner (delicious Indian meal!).
Ruth K. and Shepard Broad Distinguished Lecture Series
Dorothea Green Lecture Series