News

4 years ago
Dr. Peter Foley, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Director of the Institute for the Study of Religion and Culture (ISRC), and Faculty Associate in the Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies has been elected to the Slater...
4 years ago
The Religious Studies Program is pleased to announce the recipients of the Lionel Rombach and Ora Bretall Scholarships for 2014-2015. The scholarship amounts range from $1,000-$2,000 and are applied to the educational expenses of Religious Studies...
4 years ago
A core mission of the Religious Studies Program at the University of Arizona is to foster deeper understanding of the complex religious traditions in our community and around the world. Over the years, many of our students have visited the Islamic...
4 years ago
On December 7, Dr. Robert A. Burns will be lecturing at Our Savior's Lutheran Church. The topic of his lecture will be "15th Century and Martin Luther." Our Savior's Lutheran Church is located at 1200 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719.
4 years ago
Religious Studies major and graduating senior Kirsten Hubbell was nominated for the College of Humanities Outstanding Senior Award. Out of a very competitive pool of nominees, she received Honorable mention for the Award and will be recognized at...
4 years ago
Dr. Julian Kunnie's latest book The Cost of Globalization: Dangers to the Earth and Its People has been published by MacFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers.  "Over the past 25 years, numerous books have been written on the advantages and...
4 years ago
Dr. Caleb Simmons gave an introductory lecture about the "Basics of Hinduism" as part of the Interfaith Forum for the Adult Education group at the Foothills Luthern Church in Tucson, AZ on November 16.
5 years ago
Religious Studies Assistant Professor Caleb Simmons has been awarded two substantial College of Humanities Faculty Initiative Grants to foster South Asian studies at the University of Arizona. One of the grants will support his work to develop UA’s...
5 years ago
Dr. Max Strassfeld has been selected to serve on the Status of LGBTIQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, and Queer) Persons in the Profession AAR Working Group of the AAR. His term starts in January 2015 and will continue for four years.
5 years ago
Three Religious Studies faculty members will be presenting at the 2014 American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting.  Dr. Andrea McComb Sanchez will be presenting in a panel titled "Native Traditions, Food, and Environmental Change: Restoring Right...
5 years ago
Three of Religious Studies faculty have been elected to leadership roles in the Western Region of the American Academy of Religion. Dr. Hester Oberman is currently serving as the vice president and Western Regional conference program organizer. Dr....
5 years ago
Now accepting applications for 2014 Rombach and Bretall Scholarships. The Religious Studies Program is now accepting applications for the Rombach and Bretall Scholarships for the academic year 2014-2015. The application deadline is November 21, 2014...

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