News

Winter is coming, and Winter Quarter course offerings –  including "The Catholic Reformation," "Jainism: an Indian Religion and its Contributions to Philosophy," and "Islamic Love Poetry" – are now available.   
Sign up for a 2- or 3-day dissertation write-in, designed to help graduate students break through roadblocks and make timely progress on writing. 
What role does religion play in the lives of entertainers, politicians and others in the public eye? What’s shaped their faith?
Save the date: On February 27, 2108, join us at a symposium to hear from our 2017-2018 Martin Marty Center Senior Fellows.
Alireza Doostar, Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies and of the Anthropology and Sociology of Religion, in a Q & A in Religion Dispatches.
Friday 12/8: Prof. Mayra Rivera of Harvard University to lecture on "Belief Materialized in Deeds."
William Schweiker, Edward L. Ryerson Distinguished Service Professor of Theological Ethics, has been appointed the Director of Graduate Studies at The Divinity School. 
Our Wednesday Lunch series is open to all! Join us over delicious food this Wednesday for the last Lunch of the quarter, a Dean's Forum with Wendy Doniger on mythologies behind women, jewelry, and sex.
Margaret M. Mitchell, Shailer Mathews Professor of New Testament and Early Christian Literature, in Time Magazine discussing the 'Jesus, Mary and Joseph' defense.
The Craft of Teaching in the Academic Study of Religion, our unique program of pedagogical readiness, wraps up Autumn Quarter programming with a workshop on teaching outside of one's area of expertise.

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