Berkeley Art and Interreligious Pilgrimage Project

Dr. Devin Zuber

Devin Zuber is Associate Professor of American Studies, Religion, and Literature at the GTU in Berkeley. He has published widely on nineteenth-century American art and literature, and the relation between spirituality and contemporary art. His last book, *A Language of Things*, traced the appearance of environmental imaginaries in American aesthetics, beginning with the itinerant figure of Johnny Appleseed. Currently on sabbatical (2021-2022) at the Humboldt University of Berlin (Germany), Devin is developing a new book project on esoteric cartographies in the San Francisco Renaissance: the ways that mid-century Bay Area countercultures drew on alternative spiritualities for various poetics of place