Swift in autumn

Classes | Faculty | Research News

New Faculty 2019-2020

We're delighted to announce three new faculty members who represent a wide range of expertise in the study of religion. Sarah Pierce Taylor, Anand Venkatkrishnan, and Erin Galgay Walsh have joined our faculty and can currently be found teaching ...

January 16, 2020
Avigail Manekin-Bamberger

Research News

Lecture by Avigail Manekin-Bamberger

A public lecture by Avigail Manekin-Bamberger: "Scholastics, Scribes, and Sorcerers: Toward a New History of Rabbinic Judaism in the Sasanian Empire" will take place on Tuesday, January 21, at 4:30pm in the Swift Hall Common Room (1st floor).  A...

January 2, 2020
Rachel Rafael Neis

Research News | Faculty News & Spotlight

Lecture by Rachel Rafael Neis

A public lecture by Rachel Rafael Neis: "When a Woman Gives Birth to a Raven: Rabbis and the Reproduction of Species in Late Antiquity " will take place on Monday, January 27th, at 4:30pm in Swift Hall Common Room (1st floor). The biblical idea of...

December 23, 2019
Willemien Otten receiving honorary doctorate at University of Copenhagen

Research News | Martin Marty Center

Otten Receives Honorary Doctorate

Willimien Otten has been awarded an honorary doctorate from Københavns Universitet (University of Copenhagen), Denmark. Honorary doctorates are awarded to a number of researchers who have played a significant role in research or education and re the ...

December 9, 2019
Buddhist lectures

Research News | Buddhism

The Jun Zhou Lectures on Theravada Buddhism

The Divinity School is pleased to offer a series of six lectures on various topics in Theravada Buddhism during the 2019-2020 academic year, supported through a generous gift by Mr. Jun Zhou.  ...

November 22, 2019
Swift Hall

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Martin Marty Center

The Martin Marty Center for the Public Understanding of Religion offers scholarly perspectives on the religious questions facing the wider public, while encouraging faculty and students to situate their scholarly questions within a broader cultural f...

November 18, 2019
UChicago students in the library

Research News | Faculty

Fall Quarter Library Workshops

The Library is offering workshops throughout Fall Quarter highlighting research tools, methodologies, and resources. Registration is required for most workshops. Librarians – including those with expertise in scholarly communication, digital humaniti...

October 2, 2019