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.
"Teaching Polarizing Questions and Contested Claims of Justice" with Michael Kessler, (AM ‘97, PhD in Theology ‘03), professor and managing director of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs at Georgetown University.
David D. Hall to lecture on "Thinking Across (Protestant) Reformations: Scotland, England, and New England, 1550-1640." Professor Hall is the Bartlett Professor of New England Church History Emeritus at Harvard Divinity School.
William Schweiker, Edward L. Ryerson Distinguished Service Professor of Theological Ethics, can be heard on WGN Radio, discussing the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation.
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.