Denison Speaker Shares Tale Of Religious Saga
Posted: April 11, 2005
The Denison University Goodspeed Lecture Series will present Linda Hess, a lecturer in religious studies at Stanford University, speaking on "Kabir Says, 'Listen Seekers!' A Saga of Religious Transmission in India and Beyond." Her presentation will be at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday (April 13) in the Burton Morgan Lecture Hall and is free and open to the public.
Hess has won numerous honors. She was honored by the government of India for contributions to Hindi literary studies at the International Hindi Conference in London in 1999 and was awarded an American Institute of Indian Studies and National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Fellowship in 2002. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Stanford University in 1964, Hess went on to earn both a master's degree and a doctorate in comparative literature at the University of California, Berkeley.
She has lectured and served on the faculty at Elphinstone College, Bombay, Barnard College, Dartmouth College, Stanford University, the University of California at Berkeley and Davis, and at California State University, Sonoma. Hess is a member of the American Academy of Religion and is currently on the steering committee for its Religion in South Asia Section and was chair of the section in 1992-95.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville -- Goodspeed Lecture Series presents Linda Hess speaking on "Kabir Says, 'Listen Seekers!' A Saga of Religious Transmission in India and Beyond"; 7:30 p.m., Wednesday (April 13), Burton Morgan Lecture Hall. Free and open to the public. Call 740-587-6241 to confirm information.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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