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Sept. 7, 2018
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…
Aug. 28, 2018
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…
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Aug. 9, 2018
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…
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April 16, 2018
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…
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April 13, 2018
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…
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April 8, 2018
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 …
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Dec. 8, 2017
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…
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Dec. 7, 2017
Join Religious Studies Professors Caleb Simmons and Alison Jameson on an exciting trip to India! As part of this 5-week program, you will spend 3 weeks traveling around the South Indian state of Karnataka and discovering the rich…
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Dec. 7, 2017
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…
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Oct. 25, 2017
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 and…
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Sept. 19, 2017
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 culture. In…
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Aug. 25, 2017
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…