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2 weeks ago
The Department of Religious Studies and Classics invites you to the 2020 Robert A. Burns Lecture, followed by a Panel Discussion on “Religion and the Arizona Border.”    The event will take place on Monday, January 27, 2020, 6:00-8:00PM at the...
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3 weeks ago
Once again faculty from Religious Studies will be representing UArizona at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion (AAR) and the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL). AAR is the world's largest association of scholars of religion and...
3 weeks ago
Arizona in India Students have the opportunity to earn 6 units of Religious Studies credit in summer 2020 through the Arizona in India study abroad program, led by Professor Caleb Simmons. Funding is available (see below). Courses Professor Simmons...
Aesthetics, Social Change, and the politics of Culture
1 month ago
Professor Caleb Simmons was invited and recently participated in "Aesthetics, Social Change, and the Politics of Culture: A Conference in Honor of Professor Indira V. Peterson" part of the New Cultural Histories of South India Conference Series at...
2 months ago
Religious Studies is now accepting applications for the Rombach and Bretall Scholarships. The application deadline is November 15, 2019. For more information and application instructions, see the Religious Studies scholarship page here. Awards will...
2 months ago
The 10th annual Tucson Humanities Festival features 10 events offering thought-provoking lectures, panels, readings and films by faculty and special guests, including poet and author Sandra Cisneros.   As new ideas develop and new technologies...
Bongo Explosion: The Rebellious Dimensions of Latin Music
4 months ago
Religious Studies Professor Alex Nava was featured in "Bongo Explosion: The Rebellious Dimensions of Latin Music" in the Los Angeles Review of Books. The article contains a conversation between Ilan Stavans and Professor Nava, conducted in spring...
Great Stupa of Sanchi
5 months ago
An article written by Professor Caleb Simmons was featured in the July 10 issue of Lo Que Pasa UA@Work, an online magazine for UA employees. The article highlights Professor Simmons's research and field work on his most recent trip to India in...
7 months ago
Donna Swaim, who touched thousands of students’ lives in her 50 years teaching at the UA, brought a commitment to study abroad that the College of Humanities continues today. In thanks for her life-long service to the University of Arizona and her...
7 months ago
Congratulations to the College of Humanities’ Outstanding Senior for Spring 2019, Chelsea Forer! Forer graduates with honors, completing a double major in Religious Studies and Biological Anthropology and spent two years as a College of Humanities...
Cecilia Cruz
7 months ago
Religious Studies is thrilled to announce that Cecilia Cruz is the first-ever winner of the Fred and Barbara Borga Award.  The Fred and Barbara Borga Award was established in memory of Fred and Barbara Borga through the generosity of their son Ross ...
Robert Lisak and Amelia Symm
7 months ago
Religious Studies is proud to announce 2019 winners of the Donna Swaim International Award for Religious Studies: Amelia Symm and Robert Lisak.  The Donna Swaim International Award for Religious Studies enables academically-prepared Religious...

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