Michael Haltenberger

Michael D. Haltenberger has been teaching Comparative Religion at Hunter College for over a decade. His primary interest is the relationship between religion and science and how both affect the way we experience and behave in the world.


Past Olios with Michael Haltenberger


OlioHouse | Considering The Tyranny of Choice

Venue: OlioHouse | Wassaic, NY

Teacher: Michael Haltenberger

July 13, 2019, 2 p.m.

The Importance of Being Two: What It Means to Have a Divided Mind

Venue: Strand Bookstore

Teacher: Michael Haltenberger

April 6, 2018, 7 p.m.

What is Food Anyway? Exploring Power and Individuality in the Things We Eat

Venue: Brooklyn Art Library

Teacher: Michael Haltenberger

March 3, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

*Olio Seminar* Fighting the Loneliness: How and Why We Crave Alternate Ways of Being - **SOLD OUT**

Venue: Nowhere Studios

Teacher: Michael Haltenberger

Sept. 24, 2017, 3 p.m.

*Read-in* The Nature of Mass Movements

Venue: IDIO Gallery

Teacher: Michael Haltenberger

May 7, 2017, 4 p.m.

Life in Survival Mode: The Cognitive Burden of Poverty

Venue: The Deanery

Teacher: Michael Haltenberger

Nov. 17, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

Addiction, Alienation and the Problems of Individualism - SOLD OUT!

Venue: Chinatown Soup

Teacher: Michael Haltenberger

Oct. 27, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

Food, Power and Control: An Olio Dinner Party

Venue: Berg'n

Teacher: Michael Haltenberger

Sept. 29, 2016, 6:52 p.m.

The History of Science: The Industrial Revolution

Venue: Nowadays

Teacher: Michael Haltenberger

July 19, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

The History of Science: The Age of Enlightenment

Venue: Nowadays

Teacher: Michael Haltenberger

June 28, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

Smartphones: The Fetish of Scientism

Venue: The Deanery

Teacher: Michael Haltenberger

May 22, 2016, 6 p.m.


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