Pomnyun Sunim

On Campus ·

A Casual Conversation with a Zen Master

On September 18, American University’s Asian Studies program and the Department of Philosophy and Religion co-hosted a question and answer session with Venerable Pomnyun Sunim.
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Research ·

Curious Minds: Perry Zurn is a Scholar and Proponent of Curiosity Studies

Philosophy professor has three books in development focused on curiosity.
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Television & Film ·

The Tao of The Good Place: Profs Discuss TV’s Most Cerebral Sitcom

The breezy NBC comedy manages to work in Kant and Kierkegaard.
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Humanities ·

AU to Host Second Biennial Trans Philosophy Conference

The conference aims to define philosophy’s place within the field of transgender studies.
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In the Community ·

On the Road: Chaplain Mark Schaefer Rides his Bike for Kay Spiritual Life Center

The university chaplain is a strong advocate for AU’s interfaith community.
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Nabina Liebow.

Announcement ·

Nabina Liebow New Director, CAS LEAD Program

Nabina Liebow, a professorial lecturer in the Department of Philosophy and Religion, was chosen as CAS LEAD director after the university conducted a national search.
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