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Our Wednesday Lunch series is open to all! Join us over delicious food for upcoming talks on public art on campus, creating a more humane Chicago, empowering Illinois people of all faith to be leaders in caring for the Earth – and more.
This week in The Craft of Teaching: Professors Willemien Otten and Brook Ziporyn on the relationship between teaching and research. The Craft of Teaching in the Academic Study of Religion, our unique program of pedagogical development, offers a diverse roster of programs throughout the academic year. View its Autumn 2017 program schedule here. 
Joshua Casteel was a graduate student at the Divinity School when he died, aged 32, in 2012; his book, Letters from Abu Ghraib, is being relaunched. Read more about the event, being held on October 25th. 
Ana Mariella Bacigalupo, Professor of Anthropology at SUNY Buffalo, on "The Potency of Indigenous 'Bibles' and Biographies: Mapuche Shamanic Literacy and Historical Consciousness." The paper, and all details, are available at this link. 
Celebrating the monumental completion of The Zohar: Pritzker Edition, one of the most important works in religious studies to appear in decades.
Career events for the fall include the upcoming GRADFair and the ongoing Academic Job Market Fall Workshop Series. 
What do you study when you study religion? Find out (and eat some cookies) at the upcoming  informational meeting for college students interested in the major or minor in Religious Studies.  
Cultivating a campus botanic garden: Landscape architect recalls University's dramatic transformation. 
Read more about Joshua Feigelson, the new Dean of Students in the Divinity School. 
Letter to President Trump regarding DACA.  

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