Alumni Council Members 2019-20

Alumni News

Your Alumni Council

The Divinity School Alumni Council provides the Dean with advice and input. As graduates of the Divinity School engaged in a range of professions related to the work of the school, the Alumni Council’s voice provides perspective to the Dean on the li...

September 27, 2019
2019 Alumnus of the Year Joseph L. Price, MA'79, PhD'82

Joseph L. Price, 2019 Alumnus of the Year

In April 2019, the University of Chicago Divinity School was honored to introduce its 2019 Alumnus of the Year, Joseph (Joe) L. Price, MA’79, PhD’82. Professor Price is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Religious Studies at Whittier College,...

September 27, 2019
Buddhist lectures


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.  ...

September 25, 2019
Star Wars and Religion class

May the Course be With You

September 24, 2019
Pamela Klassen

Martin Marty Center

Religions in the Americas Lecture by Pamela Klassen

Pamela Klassen, University of Toronto, to lecture on Tues. Nov. 5: "Recognizing Religion and Siting the Secular," part of our Religions in the Americas lecture series. ...

September 22, 2019
Christopher White

Martin Marty Center

Religions in the Americas Lecture by Christopher White

Christopher White, Vassar College, to lecture on Tues. Nov. 12: "Higher Dimensions, Fantastic Science, and the Modern Religious Imagination" part of our Religions in the Americas lecture series. ...

September 22, 2019
Swift in autumn


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 ...

August 18, 2019
Swift Hall

Programs | Conferences | Research News

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...

August 16, 2019
UChicago students in the library

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...

August 15, 2019
intro to Arabic class

Classes | Programs

Spring Quarter Classes

Spring Quarter class offerings include "Muses and Saints: Poetry and the Christian Imagination," "Buddhist/Muslim Conflicts in Southeast Asia," and "Narrative in the Time of Queer and Crip" and many more! We offer over 100 courses every year in the a...

August 15, 2019