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1 year ago
Professor Brett Esaki's essay "Whiteness Studies--Why Not to Teach it (As an Untentured Professor)" was recently published in the American Academy of Religion's professonal magazine Religious Studies News in the "Spotlight on Teaching" special issue...
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1 year ago
The Department of Religious Studies and Classics hosted local high school students enrolled in AP World History courses. Over two days (Oct. 8-9), the visiting students met with Professors Alison Jameson and Robert Stephan and attended several...
Professor Daisy Vargas on Arizona360
1 year ago
Professor Daisy Vargas was recently featured on Arizona Public Media's weekly public affairs show Arizona360. In the episode that aired on September 21, 2018, Professor Vargas discusses the impact of the recent sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic...
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1 year ago
Professor Brett Esaki has been invited by the Department of Philsophy and Religious Studies at Middle Tennessee State to give a public lecture entitled "Legacy of Dominance in Japanese American Monuments." The lecture will be September 14, 2018 in...
Nine Nights of the Goddess book cover
1 year ago
In their new book Nine Nights of the Goddess: The Navarātri Festival in South Asia (SUNY Press), UA Religious Studies Professor Caleb Simmons, Dr. Moumita Sen (University of Oslo), and Professor Hillary Rodrigues (University of Lethbridge) bring...
1 year ago
Applications are now being taken for the Rombach and Bretall Scholarships for the academic year 2018-2019. The application deadline is November 16, 2018. Scholarship applications should be submitted to the front desk in Learning Services Building...
Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion Spring 2018 Vol 34 No 1
1 year ago
Professor Max Strassfeld recently published an article titled "Transing Religious Studies" in the Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion (Vol. 34, No.1, Spring 2018). In this article, Prof. Strassfeld considers "the effects of th[e] constructed...
1 year ago
Two Religious Studies Majors, Blayne Roach and Zy Mazza, have won college-wide awards from the University of Arizona College of Humanities.  Blayne Roach (Majors: Religious Studies, Physiology) was awarded the 2018 Van de Verde Memorial Scholarship...
1 year ago
Religious Studies major Rob Lisak is the recipient of the 2018 Donna Swaim International Award for Religious Studies, which will help support his study abroad trip to China with the Arizona in Hangzhou program.   Rob Lisak writes: “Religious Studies...
1 year ago
Religious Studies is proud to announce the 2017-18 Rombach and Bretall Award Winners (listed alphabetically): Lexie Clark, Samantha Montes, and Blayne Roach. Congratulations to our outstanding Religious Studies students! Read (in their words) how ...
2 years ago
Religious Studies Professor Rae Erin Dachille and her Arizona in Bhutan Program were recently featured in an article in UA Family News. Click here to read more: Professor Who Brings Buddhist Studies to Life. Professor Dachille will be leading the...
2 years ago
Thinking about studying abroad? Did you know that as a Religious Studies major there are scholarship opportunities to help you fund your trip? SILLC Global Award – Application Deadline January 22, 2018 The competitive SILLC Global Award Fund...

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