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A 2004 presentation by René Girard to the Stanford University Catholic Community.
It is always encouraging to find others who are working to make the work of René Girard better known. Of course, sometimes the initial excitement is dimmed by finding the approach to and interpretation of mimetic theory reflects the common … Continue reading
As we approach the twentieth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001 news outlets, internet pundits, and all manner of social media will likely be filled with retrospectives from every conceivable angle telling us the significance of the … Continue reading
This is an interview Gil Bailie made with René Girard recorded in Los Angeles in 1997.
An address given by René Girard at the American Academy of Religion conference held in San Francisco in 1997. Professor Girard is introduced by James Williams.
This is a recording made in 1994 of Rene Girard giving a presentation to a group of lay people from Sonoma who had been participating in weekly talks by Gil Bailie. Professor Girard had been invited by Gil Bailie to … Continue reading
This is a presentation of René Girard given at the 1993 meeting of the Colloquium of Violence and Religion held at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
“If we project our own mimetic tangles upon society as a whole, the more entangled we are, the more rigid and tyrannical the social order will appear to us, even if, in reality, it is collapsing. To revolutionists of the … Continue reading
A presentation by Gil Bailie recorded in 2003 at the College of the Holy Cross – “The Anatomy of Evil” conference .
This is a recording of a presentation by René Girard at the 2002 meeting of the Colloquium on Violence and Religion held at Purdue University.