The Philosophy of Religions Workshop presents Noreen Khawaja, Yale University, on "Philosophy, Theory, History." Details and more upcoming events.   
Laurie Zoloth has been appointed Dean of the Divinity School. Read more.     
Recent events in the world and at the University prompt us to write to underscore and affirm the Divinity School’s fundamental commitment to fostering an intellectual environment in which students can flourish in their work and make important contributions to scholarship and community.        
Religion and Literature Workshop presents Vivian Liska on "German Jewish Thought and its Afterlife: A Tenuous Legacy" – March 28th. Read details here.   
Nicholas Posegay, AB’16, has won a Gates Cambridge Scholarship, one of only 36 U.S. recipients. A graduate of our Religion Studies program, Posegay will pursue a PhD in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.
William Schweiker, the Edward L. Ryerson Distinguished Service Professor of Theological Ethics, has been chosen as a recipient of a Neubauer Collegium faculty research project grant.
The groundhog has predicted another six weeks of winter, but Spring Quarter will arrive, and with it courses including "The Discovery of Paganism," "Gender, Power, and Religion in Early Medieval Europe," and "Religious Diversity as a Philosophical Problem."       
Claudia Rapp, University of Vienna, will present a public lecture entitled "Saint Catherine's Monastery in the Sinai and its Hidden Manuscript Treasures." 
Professor Esra Özyürek of the London School of Economics and Political Science will present a public lecture entitled "Wrong Emotions for the Holocaust: Invisible Contributions of the Turkish- and Arab-Germans to the Cosmopolitan Memory Culture."  
Jamil Khoury (AMRS'92) has been selected by the Diversity Leadership Council to receive the 2017 Diversity Leadership Award for University of Chicago Alumni. Read more.