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Reza Aslan discusses religion, storytelling at Bryan Series

Reza Aslan discusses religion, storytelling at Bryan Series

Lana Heltzel, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018

“When you’re an immigrant, ‘I want to be a writer’ is not something you tell your parents who basically gave up everything to come here,” said Reza Aslan, author and religious studies scholar, to a laughing audience. “I told my mom what I wanted to do with my life was write, and she said,...

Mortensen presents on speaker Reza Aslan

Mortensen presents on speaker Reza Aslan

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

January 26, 2018

A room of students, faculty, community members and members of the Friends of the Library watched Associate Professor of Religious Studies Eric Mortensen as he presented on the works, goals and controversy of Reza Aslan in the Carnegie Room on Sunday, Jan. 21. Mortensen’s presentation gave the Guilford...

Aslan leads off Bryan Series 2018

Aslan leads off Bryan Series 2018

Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

January 19, 2018

On Sunday, Jan. 28, author and religious studies scholar Reza Aslan will speak as a lecturer for Guilford’s Bryan series. This event will be held in Dana Auditorium for the first time since 2005 when the lecture Series moved to the Greensboro Coliseum. “It’s a bit of a throwback to before 200...

Leslie Odom Jr. sets up third Bryan Series to be a hit

Leslie Odom Jr. sets up third Bryan Series to be a hit

Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

November 10, 2017

Leslie Odom Jr.’s career exploded in 2015 when Hamilton premiered on Broadway. Combining a traditional Broadway atmosphere with hip-hop songs and a historical storyline, the show gained a massive following and won 11 Tony Awards in 2016. Odom Jr. carved out his own piece of this spotlight starring...