The Cogut Institute for the Humanities presents a day-long colloquium titled "Coming to Terms with the Sacred in Popular Culture." With the goal of advancing the understanding of life, religion and culture in India and Pakistan, this colloquium will explore "themes of the sacred and popular culture" through film. Some lecture and panel discussion topics include the political theology of Muhammad Iqbal, who is credited with influencing the creation of a Muslim state in British-controlled India, the mechanisms for communicating with God, and many others. Free and open to the public, the colloquium begins at 9 a.m. in Pembroke Hall, Room 305, 172 Meeting St. For a complete program, visit: https://www.brown.edu/academics/humanities/events/conferences-and-symposia/coming-terms-sacred-popular-culture