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3 weeks ago
Professor Karen Seat (Head of Religious Studies and Classics and Director of SILLC) will be presenting her research at two conferences this Fall. She will be presenting a paper titled “The Symbiosis of Social and Fiscal Conservatives: Gender...
2 months ago
In a new book, UA Religious Studies Professor Alejandro Nava explores the concept of "soul" from two major perspectives: the religious traditions of Judaism and Christianity, as well as the context of contemporary music and...
2 months ago
Applications are now being taken for the Rombach and Bretall Scholarships for the academic year 2017-2018. The application deadline is November 17, 2017. Scholarship applications should be submitted to the front desk in Learning Services Building...
2 months ago
The Department of Religious Studies & Classics is launching a new undergraduate minor in New Testament Language and Literature. More information can be found at religion.arizona.edu/new-testament. In this minor, students learn to read New...
4 months ago
Joey Horowitz, who graduated from the University of Arizona in May 2017, shares why he chose to major in Religious Studies. During his senior year at UA, Joey was accepted into 8 law schools with funding, including three full scholarships. He is...
7 months ago
Mandala Events This Week Sponsoring Units: College of Humanities, Departments of Religious Studies and Classics, & East Asian Studies.   Every day from 9am-5pm through Thursday, April 6, Tibetan Buddhist monks are working on...
8 months ago
The University of Arizona Religious Studies Program’s Response to Vandalism of the Islamic Center of Tucson (ICT) and Threats to the Tucson Jewish Community Center (JCC) A core mission of the Religious Studies Program at the University...
8 months ago
Dr. Peter W. Foley (1961-2016) In Memoriam Dr. Peter W. Foley, Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Faculty Associate in the Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies, as well as the founding director of the UA Institute for...
8 months ago
Chelsea Forer, who is double majoring in Religious Studies and Anthropology, has been named a recipient of the 2017 SILLC Global Award. This award will provide funding for her to participate in the Arizona in Bhutan study abroad program in the...
8 months ago
This year, the Donna Swaim International Award for Religious Studies will fund two Religious Studies majors participating in 2017 study abroad programs. The two Swaim Award recipients are Religious Studies majors Chelsea Forer and...

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