Scholarium hosts monthly free lectures online by scholars ranging across the humanities, social sciences, and beyond. Join us for engaging, insightful talks and discussion with speakers who have spent careers immersed in creative research and scholarship, and who are passionate about sharing their subject matter.
May, 2021: Dr. Paul Cassell, “Between the Humanities and Sciences: Interdisciplinarity in Academia”
Dr. Paul Cassell, of Arizona State University, delivered our first lecture, “Between the Humanities and Sciences: Interdisciplinarity in Academia,” on May 20th, 2021. Dr. Cassell, an expert in systems theory, evolution, and the study of ritual, gave an account of the role of interdisciplinary research in his own scholarship and career at the intersection of religion and science, focusing in particular on the evolutionary neuroanthropology of UC-Berkeley scientist Terrence Deacon.