• NCAA DI Men's Championships
    March 24 12:00am
    Swim Meet more »
  • CLOSED
    March 24 12:00am
    Swim Meet more »
  • CLOSED
    March 25 12:00am
    Closed more »
  • C. Thomas Lewis | The Virgin Forest Project
    March 25 10:00am
    C. Thomas Lewis invites audiences to experience the sights and sounds of three Indiana forests through a series of immersive, high-definition films. Lewis is a lecturer in IUPUI's Media Arts and Science program. more »
  • Freya Powell | Omniscience and Oblivion
    March 25 10:00am
    For this sound installation, New York-based artist Freya Powell created an audio archive where participants were invited to anonymously share one memory they would like to keep forever and one they would like to let go. more »
Friday, March 24, 2017
    IU Calendar




    • NCAA DI Men's Championships
      March 24 12:00am
      Swim Meet more »
    • CLOSED
      March 24 12:00am
      Swim Meet more »
    • CLOSED
      March 25 12:00am
      Closed more »
    • C. Thomas Lewis | The Virgin Forest Project
      March 25 10:00am
      C. Thomas Lewis invites audiences to experience the sights and sounds of three Indiana forests through a series of immersive, high-definition films. Lewis is a lecturer in IUPUI's Media Arts and Science program. more »
    • Freya Powell | Omniscience and Oblivion
      March 25 10:00am
      For this sound installation, New York-based artist Freya Powell created an audio archive where participants were invited to anonymously share one memory they would like to keep forever and one they would like to let go. more »
    Friday, March 24, 2017
      IU Calendar




      • NCAA DI Men's Championships
        March 24 12:00am
        Swim Meet more »
      • CLOSED
        March 24 12:00am
        Swim Meet more »
      • CLOSED
        March 25 12:00am
        Closed more »
      • C. Thomas Lewis | The Virgin Forest Project
        March 25 10:00am
        C. Thomas Lewis invites audiences to experience the sights and sounds of three Indiana forests through a series of immersive, high-definition films. Lewis is a lecturer in IUPUI's Media Arts and Science program. more »
      • Freya Powell | Omniscience and Oblivion
        March 25 10:00am
        For this sound installation, New York-based artist Freya Powell created an audio archive where participants were invited to anonymously share one memory they would like to keep forever and one they would like to let go. more »
      Friday, March 24, 2017
        IU Calendar




        • NCAA DI Men's Championships
          March 24 12:00am
          Swim Meet more »
        • CLOSED
          March 24 12:00am
          Swim Meet more »
        • CLOSED
          March 25 12:00am
          Closed more »
        • C. Thomas Lewis | The Virgin Forest Project
          March 25 10:00am
          C. Thomas Lewis invites audiences to experience the sights and sounds of three Indiana forests through a series of immersive, high-definition films. Lewis is a lecturer in IUPUI's Media Arts and Science program. more »
        • Freya Powell | Omniscience and Oblivion
          March 25 10:00am
          For this sound installation, New York-based artist Freya Powell created an audio archive where participants were invited to anonymously share one memory they would like to keep forever and one they would like to let go. more »
        Friday, March 24, 2017

          About This Event

          Summary

          Encountering Religions Through Performance

          Chanting the Qur’an, tending to deities, dancing to drums, singing spirituals: people experience their religions through many kinds of performance. Performance also provides ways to encounter others’ religions, often serving as an initial introduction to traditions from different communities and cultures. Urban settings include a multiplicity of religious “performances” and a breadth of religious practice. The 26th Joseph T. Taylor Symposium will explore Indianapolis’s religious diversity and provide attendees opportunities to witness and discuss religion’s performative aspects.

          Luncheon Performance and Discussion: Sancocho Music and Dance Collage

          Sancocho is a musical group dedicated to researching and performing African-derived music and dance from Spanish-speaking cultures of the Caribbean. (The term “Sancocho” comes from the name of a stew in Latin America that combines meats, vegetables and spices to create a unique taste.) Sancocho uses various percussion instruments to underscore the strong African retentions found in the black diaspora. The term “edutainment” best describes the group in that the main audiences are children, universities, and public festivals. Iris Rosa and Anthony Artis founded the ensemble in 1995.

          Luncheon seating is limited and requires registration and pre-payment. Morning sessions are free.

          The Joseph Taylor Symposium

          The Joseph T. Taylor Symposium honors Dr. Taylor for his many contributions to the university and to the community by hosting informed discussion on issues of interest in urban America, particularly among communities of color. The Joseph T. Taylor Symposium is offered in celebration of all Dr. Taylor stood for during his lifetime and stands as a lasting legacy to his vision and life work.

          Hosted by the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI Office of Development and External Affairs and the Department of Religious Studies

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          IU Calendar




          • NCAA DI Men's Championships
            March 24 12:00am
            Swim Meet more »
          • CLOSED
            March 24 12:00am
            Swim Meet more »
          • CLOSED
            March 25 12:00am
            Closed more »
          • C. Thomas Lewis | The Virgin Forest Project
            March 25 10:00am
            C. Thomas Lewis invites audiences to experience the sights and sounds of three Indiana forests through a series of immersive, high-definition films. Lewis is a lecturer in IUPUI's Media Arts and Science program. more »
          • Freya Powell | Omniscience and Oblivion
            March 25 10:00am
            For this sound installation, New York-based artist Freya Powell created an audio archive where participants were invited to anonymously share one memory they would like to keep forever and one they would like to let go. more »
          Friday, March 24, 2017