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You’re Invited: HAF’s Chicago Benefit Dinner 2020

February 1, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm UTC+0

You're Invited: HAF's Chicago Benefit Dinner 2020

Join us for HAF’s Chicago Benefit Dinner on Saturday, February 1 for a delicious dinner and stimulating conversations about HAF… and Star Wars!

Yes, you read that correctly. Our guest speaker, Dr. Jeffery D. Long, will discuss the Hindu themes that are interwoven in the iconic Star Wars movie series. George Lucas, the creator of Star Wars, drew much of the inspiration for this major cultural phenomenon from the teachings of his mentor, Joseph Campbell, a lifelong student of Hinduism/Vedanta.

Bring your kids, friends, neighbors, and anyone who’d love to support a great cause!

Date: Saturday, February 1
Time: 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Location: The Community House | 415 W. Eighth Street | Hinsdale, IL 60521

Tickets: Tickets will be available soon

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Jeffery D. Long is Professor of Religion and Asian Studies at Elizabethtown College, where he has taught since receiving his doctoral degree from the University of Chicago in the year 2000. He is the author of A Vision for HinduismJainism: An Introduction, and The Historical Dictionary of Hinduism, as well as the forthcoming Indian Philosophy: An IntroductionHinduism in America: A Convergence of Worlds, and Arise! Awake! Swami Vivekananda Speaks to the Twenty-first Century. Dr. Long is also the editor of the series Explorations in Indic Traditions: Theological, Ethical, and Philosophical, published by Lexington Books. He has spoken in many venues in America, India, and Europe.

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February 1, 2020
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


IL United States