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Institute on Teaching the World's Religions
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CSEE's summer institute brings together university scholars and teachers of the world's religious traditions for five days of study, discussion, activity sharing, and camaraderie.

 Export to Your Calendar 6/25/2017 to 6/30/2017
When: June 25-30, 2017
6pm, Sunday - End Thursday Night (optional departure Friday morning)
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Cenacle Retreat Center
513 W Fullerton Ave
Chicago, Illinois  60614
United States

Online registration is available until: 6/15/2017
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CSEE Member School Faculty: $1095 (includes room and board) or $595 (day-only, includes lunch)

Non-Members: $1495 (includes room and board) or $795 (day-only, includes lunch)


About this Event

CSEE's institute brings together university scholars and world religion teachers from around North America for five days of study, discussion, activity sharing and camaraderie. Participants will leave with new knowledge, new ideas for the classroom, a list of resources and enduring contacts. 

Please check back soon for a list of this year's presenters and an agenda.


“The content was incredible... The quality of presenters—and participants—made for an exceptional learning experience. Thank you!” - past participant

“The people are always the most amazing part—the participants and the presenters alike. I feel like I’m coming home to ‘my people’ when I come to this conference.” - two time attendee 



Sunday, June 25th
4pm  -  Overnight Guests Welcome to Check-In
6pm  -  Opening Dinner
7pm  -  Participant Introductions, Introduction to the Institute
7:30-8:30pm  -  Opening Talk

Monday, June 26th
8:30am - 3:30pm 
Presentations TBA

Tuesday, June 27th
8:30am - 12pm
Presentations TBA

Afternoon and evening free to explore Chicago

Wednesday, June 28th 
8:30am - 3:30pm 
Presentations TBA

Thursday, June 29th
8:30am - 7:30pm 
Presentations TBA

Depart. Cenacle is booked through this night, so overnight guests are invited to depart the morning of Friday, June 30th



Overnight guests will stay in the Cenacle Retreat Center rooms. These are single rooms, with shared baths. Meals will be catered by Cenacle, and we've always heard great things about their offerings. Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions. Rooms come with linens.


Travel / Directions

Cenacle Retreat Center is located near beautiful Lincoln Park, about 13 miles east of Chicago O'Hare International Airport, and 15 miles North of Chicago Midway International Airport. For directions and transportation options, please visit Cenacle's Directions Site.






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