37th ABS Annual Conference Plenary Sessions Recordings Available

HodaMahmoudiatABSAudio recordings (MP3 format on CD) of the plenary sessions at the 2013 Association for Bahá’í Studies Annual Conference are now available for pre-order.

If you are longing to listen to an exciting plenary session from the conference and to share it with a friend or your community, or if you missed the conference, now is your chance to place your order.

To order online, click on http://www.bahai-studies.ca/ and then on Online Store.

To order by telephone, call 613-233-1903 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST).

Plenary speakers included:

  • Former Universal House of Justice member Mr. Hooper Dunbar, on “The Ocean of Revelation: Dynamic Source of All Learning”
  • Dr. Hoda Mahmoudi, Bahá’í Chair for World Peace at the University of Maryland, on “The Bahá’í Chair for World Peace and Academic Discourse”
  • Rainn Wilson, Hollywood actor, on “The Matrix and Morality”
  • Layli Miller-Muro, Executive Director, Tahirih Justice Center, Balyuzi lecturer, on “Knowledge into Action: The Bahá’í Imperative to Serve Humanity”
  • Dr. Nava Ashraf, Associate Professor, Harvard University, on action research
  • Dr. Richard Thomas (Professor Emeritus, Michigan State University), Ramya Nararharisetti (Master’s candidate at Michigan State University), and Aaron Yates (coordinator, Institute for Global Prosperity) video interview on “Scholarship, Learning, and Action in the Field of Race Relations—Two Generations of Bahí’ís Reflect upon Key Racial Issues”
  • Josh Homnick (MTV) and Hashem Selph (producer and writer) on conveying Bahá’í principles in commercials and other creative media they produce

Video recordings of the same sessions will be posted on the ABS website as soon as possible and will be available for viewing and downloading.

 Recordings of plenary sessions at the 2012 ABS conference held in Montreal are also available.