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Spring 2022
RELIGIOUS STUDIES

RELI 160D4 – Introduction to World Religions
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 1 Traditions and Cultures
  • Honors Contract
  • This course explores the diversity of religions and religious experiences across the globe. Religions to be examined include, but are not limited to, Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, as well as indigenous traditions.

    Section 001
    Days MoWeFr
    Location Education, Rm 211
    Time 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
    Instructor Grant Adamson
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 150 / 200
    • Days: MoWeFr
    • Location: Education, Rm 211
    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 150 / 200
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Konden Smith Hansen
    Date Mar 14 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 17 / 50
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Mar 14 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 17 / 50
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Konden Smith Hansen
    Date Jan 12 - Mar 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 23 / 50
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - Mar 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 23 / 50

    RELI 160D6 – Gender and Religion
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 1 Traditions and Cultures
  • Honors Contract
  • This course is an introduction to the study of gender and religion. We will examine the ways religious roles have been shaped by gender, and how religion has formulated understandings of gender, including gendered representations of the divine.

    Section 001
    Days TuTh
    Location Live Online
    Time 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
    Instructor Max Strassfeld
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 129 / 130
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: Live Online
    • Time: 12:30 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 129 / 130

    RELI 160D7 – Introduction to Global Christianities
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 1 Traditions and Cultures
  • Honors Contract
  • This course is an introduction to the academic study of Christianity in its global context. We will examine the origins of Christianity and its growth into the largest religion in the world. The course gives particular attention to the diversity of local contexts and local traditions, examining expressions of Christianity throughout Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas. Students will explore Christianity through a series of case studies, by examining historical sources, material culture, first-hand accounts, and artistic representations.

    Section 001
    Days TuTh
    Location Education, Rm 349
    Time 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
    Instructor Daisy Vargas
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 17 / 48
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: Education, Rm 349
    • Time: 9:30 AM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 17 / 48

    RELI 200 – Introduction to the Study of Religion
  • Honors Contract
  • The objective of this course is to introduce you to the study of the phenomenon called 'religion'. What makes people religious? How is religion defined? What are the different approaches to understanding religion in all of its diversity? Through a reading of texts from diverse backgrounds and approaches, this course will illuminate the complex and multi-dimensional elements of religion, and how the study of religion can open up new ways of seeing the world.

    Section 001
    Days TuTh
    Location Education, Rm 351
    Time 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 18 / 40
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: Education, Rm 351
    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 18 / 40

    RELI 203 – Religion and Medicine in the Western Healing Traditions
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Honors Contract
  • An examination of the intersection between medicine and healing in western healing traditions, from ancient times to the modern era. Key scientific and humanistic questions will be addressed.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Hester Oberman
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 20 / 75
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 20 / 75

    RELI 210 – Religion in the American Experience
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Examines American religious ideas, practices, and forms of community from the colonial period to the present. Themes include the interrelation of religion with politics, immigration, gender, and racial and ethnic diversity in the United States.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Konden Smith Hansen
    Date Jan 12 - Mar 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 19 / 50
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - Mar 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 19 / 50
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Konden Smith Hansen
    Date Jan 12 - Mar 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 9 / 40
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - Mar 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 9 / 40

    RELI 211 – Life After Death in World Religions and Philosophies
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Honors Contract
  • An examination of the afterlife in major world religions, intimations of life beyond death in contemporary human experience, and key scientific, theological, and philosophical challenges to both.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Alison Jameson
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 40 / 60
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 40 / 60

    RELI 212 – American Indian Religious Traditions
  • Cross Listed
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Honors Contract
  • This course offers a broad introduction to the diversity and complexity of American Indian religious traditions historically and in the contemporary. Students will explore general themes in the study of American Indian religions and spirituality along with analyzing specific examples. Of particular importance are the history and effects of colonialism and missionization on Native people, continuing struggles for religious freedom and cultural survival, and historical and contemporary religious responses to social, cultural, political, and geographical changes.

    Section 001
    Days TuTh
    Location R P Harvill Bldg, Rm 115
    Time 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 46 / 50
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: R P Harvill Bldg, Rm 115
    • Time: 12:30 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 46 / 50

    RELI 222 – Introduction to Zen Buddhism
  • Cross Listed
  • This course is designed to introduce students to the history,teachings,and practice of Zen Buddhism in China,Japan, Korea and the United States. The course will discuss Zen from a variety of perspectives but will center around the question of the meaning of history. Zen is a tradition of Buddhism that claims to have inherited and to pass on, in an unbroken historical transmission from patriarch to patriarch, the living experience of the Buddha's enlightenment. The course will discuss how Zen's conception of its history is related to its identity as a special tradition within Buddhism, as well as its basic teachings on the primacy of enlightenment, the role of practice, the nature of the mind, and the limitations of language.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Alison Jameson
    Date Mar 14 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 38 / 150
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Mar 14 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 38 / 150

    RELI 227 – Religion and Film
  • Tier 2 Arts
  • Honors Contract
  • This course explores religion and its relationship with visual storytelling culture. We will analyze, explore, and challenge various religious, pop-cultural, ideological, and moral messages as presented in various types of film, from art house cinema to blockbuster movies, and genres ranging from horror to comedy.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Konden Smith Hansen
    Date Mar 14 - May 4
    Status Closed
    Enrollment 51 / 50
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Mar 14 - May 4
    • Status: Closed
    • Enrollment: 51 / 50
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Konden Smith Hansen
    Date Mar 14 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 22 / 25
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Mar 14 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 22 / 25

    RELI 271 – The History of Christianity
  • Cross Listed
  • This course examines the history of the great diversity of beliefs, practices, ways of life, and forms of authority among Christians, and especially conflicts about these. Not narrowly theological, the course construes Christianity broadly, treating, for example, society, culture, and art.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Annie Morphew
    Date Mar 14 - May 4
    Status Closed
    Enrollment 29 / 30
    • +
    • Section: 101
    • Instructor:Annie Morphew
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Mar 14 - May 4
    • Status: Closed
    • Enrollment: 29 / 30
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Annie Morphew
    Date Mar 14 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 29 / 30
    • +
    • Section: 201
    • Instructor:Annie Morphew
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Mar 14 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 29 / 30

    RELI 277A – History of the Middle East
  • Cross Listed
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Middle East history from the rise of Islam to the Turkish conquest of Constantinople, 600-1453.

    Section 001
    Days MoWeFr
    Location Biol Sci West, Rm 301
    Time 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
    Instructor Austin O'Malley
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 32 / 92
    • +
    • Section: 001
    • Instructor:Austin O'Malley
    • Days: MoWeFr
    • Location: Biol Sci West, Rm 301
    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 32 / 92

    RELI 277A – History of the Middle East
  • Cross Listed
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Honors Course
  • Middle East history from the rise of Islam to the Turkish conquest of Constantinople, 600-1453.

    Section 002
    Days MoWeFr
    Location Biol Sci West, Rm 301
    Time 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
    Instructor Austin O'Malley
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 32 / 92
    • +
    • Section: 002
    • Instructor:Austin O'Malley
    • Days: MoWeFr
    • Location: Biol Sci West, Rm 301
    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 32 / 92

    RELI 280 – Introduction to the Bible: New Testament
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Honors Contract
  • This course introduces students to the New Testament in light of the contexts in which it was written and compiled, and as a window into reconstructing the world of early Christianity. The course will also examine how various Christian communities have understood the meaning and authority of the New Testament.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Grant Adamson
    Date Mar 14 - May 4
    Status Closed
    Enrollment 102 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Mar 14 - May 4
    • Status: Closed
    • Enrollment: 102 / 100
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Grant Adamson
    Date Mar 14 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 11 / 30
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Mar 14 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 11 / 30

    RELI 302 – Ellis Island, 9/11, and Border Walls: Religion and Immigration in the U.S.
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Individuals & Societies
  • Honors Contract
  • This course will explore the central role of religion in shaping constructions of race and ethnicity in U.S. history, especially in light of immigration debates. Since the country's founding, immigrants have expanded ethnic and religious diversity in the United States in the face of powerful anti-immigrant movements. Students will engage with in-depth studies of immigrant communities who shaped the American religious and ethnic landscape, including diverse American expressions of religions such as Roman Catholicism, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Evangelical Protestantism, and Vodou.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Daisy Vargas
    Date Mar 14 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 21 / 55
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Mar 14 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 21 / 55
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Daisy Vargas
    Date Mar 14 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 21 / 55
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Mar 14 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 21 / 55

    RELI 303 – Spirituality and Sickness: Religion and Health in the U.S.
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Honors Contract
  • This course explores diverse religious and spiritual conceptions of health in the United States and their relationships to experiences of sickness and healing. It will include a critical examination of historical and contemporary cases in which religious and spiritual views of health have interacted with healthcare systems, including cases of cooperation and conflict.

    Section 001
    Days
    Location Flex In-Person
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Kristy Slominski
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 27 / 30
    • Days:
    • Location: Flex In-Person
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 27 / 30
    Section 001
    Days Tu
    Location C E Chavez Bldg, Rm 103
    Time 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
    Instructor Kristy Slominski
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 27 / 30
    • Days: Tu
    • Location: C E Chavez Bldg, Rm 103
    • Time: 9:30 AM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 27 / 30

    RELI 304 – The Question of God
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Study of the question of God from a theological, philosophical, and literary perspective.

    Section 001
    Days
    Location Flex In-Person
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Alexander Nava
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 28 / 60
    • Days:
    • Location: Flex In-Person
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 28 / 60
    Section 001
    Days Tu
    Location C E Chavez Bldg, Rm 110
    Time 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
    Instructor Alexander Nava
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 28 / 60
    • Days: Tu
    • Location: C E Chavez Bldg, Rm 110
    • Time: 12:30 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 28 / 60

    RELI 305 – Greek and Roman Religion
  • Cross Listed
  • Tier 2 Individuals & Societies
  • Honors Contract
  • Writing Emphasis Course
  • Religious beliefs and cult practices in ancient Greece and Rome. All readings in English.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Grant Adamson
    Date Jan 12 - Mar 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 312 / 350
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - Mar 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 312 / 350
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Grant Adamson
    Date Jan 12 - Mar 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 312 / 350
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - Mar 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 312 / 350
    Section 401
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Grant Adamson
    Date Jan 12 - Mar 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 312 / 350
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - Mar 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 312 / 350

    RELI 306 – Christianity in the Greco-Roman World
  • Tier 2 Individuals & Societies
  • Investigates the emergence of Christianity in the first four centuries of the Greco-Roman milieu.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Grant Adamson
    Date Mar 14 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 142 / 140
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Mar 14 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 142 / 140

    RELI 306 – Christianity in the Greco-Roman World
  • Tier 2 Individuals & Societies
  • Honors Contract
  • Investigates the emergence of Christianity in the first four centuries of the Greco-Roman milieu.

    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Grant Adamson
    Date Mar 14 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 142 / 140
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Mar 14 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 142 / 140

    RELI 322 – Sociology of Religion
  • Cross Listed
  • Religion as a social institution with special reference to industrial societies.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Albert Bergesen
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 44 / 80
    • +
    • Section: 101
    • Instructor:Albert Bergesen
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 44 / 80

    RELI 325 – Eastern Orthodoxy in a Global Age
  • Cross Listed
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Honors Contract
  • This course focuses on the history and doctrine of Eastern Christianity from its origins in the early Church through today, emphasizing the cultural manifestations of Orthodox doctrine: liturgy, iconography, pious practice. We will compare Eastern Orthodoxy to Western Christianity (Catholicism and Protestantism), and will examine various different national Churches within Eastern Orthodoxy (i.e., Byzantine, Bulgarian, Serbian, Modern Greek, the older "Oriental" Churches, etc.), with a primary focus on Russia. Eastern Orthodox Christianity is often perceived as being one of the more 'mystical' of Christian traditions, and we will explore the Orthodox vision of 'the mystical life', examining its basis in history and contemporary experience. We will also ask about the significance of Church doctrine and practice for the development of culture as a whole in the areas of the world in which Eastern Christianity predominates, and the ways in which that culture both differs from and relates to what we (perhaps inaccurately) call "Western" civilization. In general, Orthodox practice relies heavily on the senses, and the course is designed to be experiential. To that end, we will make at least one field trip to a local Orthodox Church during the course of the semester.

    Section 001
    Days TuTh
    Location C E Chavez Bldg, Rm 301
    Time 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
    Instructor Benjamin Jens
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 30 / 50
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: C E Chavez Bldg, Rm 301
    • Time: 9:30 AM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 30 / 50

    RELI 326 – God, Humanity & Science
  • Cross Listed
  • Tier 2 Individuals & Societies
  • An examination of the role of religion and science in the construction of human worldviews and beliefs, in historical and contemporary contexts.

    Section 001
    Days TuTh
    Location C E Chavez Bldg, Rm 301
    Time 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
    Instructor Kristy Slominski
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 24 / 52
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: C E Chavez Bldg, Rm 301
    • Time: 12:30 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 24 / 52

    RELI 331 – Taoist Traditions of China
  • Cross Listed
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Intellectual foundations of Taoism in its two classical sources, the Lao Tzu and the Chuang Tzu, and a sampling of the varieties of religious practice which developed later.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Shyling Glaze
    Date Jan 12 - Mar 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 50 / 50
    • +
    • Section: 101
    • Instructor:Shyling Glaze
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - Mar 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 50 / 50

    RELI 334 – Islamic Thought
  • Cross Listed
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Individuals & Societies
  • A consideration of Islam, one of the world's major religions, and the view of the universe and the modes of behavior and values it advocates. Most of the course will be dedicated to an examination of the majority (Sunni) opinion, but some attention will be directed also to the more significant minority (Shi'i, et al.) positions as well. The course has no prerequisite but does build on the information presented in TRAD 101 Middle Eastern Humanities.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Nayel Badareen
    Date Mar 14 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 28 / 30
    • +
    • Section: 101
    • Instructor:Nayel Badareen
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Mar 14 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 28 / 30

    RELI 335 – Rap, Culture and God
  • Cross Listed
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Pass/Fail Option
  • Honors Contract
  • Study of popular culture and religion in African-American and Latino/a communities, with a focus on the place of rap music in the cultural identity of these traditions.

    Section 001
    Days
    Location Flex In-Person
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Unassigned
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 197 / 230
    • +
    • Section: 001
    • Instructor:Unassigned
    • Days:
    • Location: Flex In-Person
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 197 / 230
    Section 001
    Days Tu
    Location Ctr English Second Lng, Rm 102
    Time 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
    Instructor Staff
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 197 / 230
    • +
    • Section: 001
    • Instructor:Staff
    • Days: Tu
    • Location: Ctr English Second Lng, Rm 102
    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 197 / 230

    RELI 336 – Spirituality, Psychology, and the Mind
  • Cross Listed
  • Pass/Fail Option
  • Honors Contract
  • This course is a survey of psychological theory and research investigating religious beliefs, experiences, and practices.

    Section 001
    Days
    Location Flex In-Person
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Hester Oberman
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 141 / 200
    • Days:
    • Location: Flex In-Person
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 141 / 200
    Section 001
    Days We
    Location Education, Rm 211
    Time 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
    Instructor Hester Oberman
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 141 / 200
    • Days: We
    • Location: Education, Rm 211
    • Time: 3:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 141 / 200

    RELI 344 – African American Religion
  • Cross Listed
  • Critical, thematic exegesis of indigenous African and Christian contributions to African American religions. Analyzes role of religion in resisting oppression and racial injustice.

    Section 001
    Days TuTh
    Location Social Sciences, Rm 206
    Time 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
    Instructor Erika Gault
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 8 / 60
    • +
    • Section: 001
    • Instructor:Erika Gault
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: Social Sciences, Rm 206
    • Time: 12:30 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 8 / 60

    RELI 350 – Hindu Mythology
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Honors Contract
  • Overview of the traditional Hindu narratives found in the Vedic, epic, and puranic literature and in their many forms in regional literary and artistic forms, and the narratives influence on culture, philosophy, literature, and folklore.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Mar 14 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 99 / 160
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Mar 14 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 99 / 160
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Mar 14 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 99 / 160
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Mar 14 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 99 / 160

    RELI 351 – Zen, Tea, and Poetry: A Blending of Genres
  • Cross Listed
  • Honors Contract
  • Writing Emphasis Course
  • This course will examine how the three genres of Zen Buddhism, the tea ceremony/tea culture, and poetry, have been presented over time as not only compatible, but as representative expressions of each other. We will consider the contemporaneous cultural, historical, and political factors that contributed to the formation of this discourse. We will also hold up to critical scrutiny the very concept of "genre" in pre-modern East Asia, as well as the distinction between "Zen Buddhism" and what may be termed "Zen culture." We will also investigate in depth how modern commentators such as Okakura Tenshin, Suzuki Daisetsu, and Hisamatsu Shin'ichi's dialogue with the West and Western models informed the now ingrained idea that the tea ceremony represents an artistic, aesthetic, and spiritual nexus of the other two genres, and indeed of East Asian Culture as a whole.

    Section 001
    Days Mo
    Location Education, Rm 310
    Time 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Instructor James Baskind
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 15 / 30
    • +
    • Section: 001
    • Instructor:James Baskind
    • Days: Mo
    • Location: Education, Rm 310
    • Time: 3:30 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 15 / 30

    RELI 363 – Religion and Sex
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Honors Contract
  • In this course we will analyze attitudes towards sexuality in the major world religions, and focus on the relationship between religion and sexuality in the contemporary U.S. context.

    Section 001
    Days TuTh
    Location Live Online
    Time 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
    Instructor Max Strassfeld
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 85 / 120
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: Live Online
    • Time: 11:00 AM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 85 / 120

    RELI 367 – Yoga
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Honors Contract
  • In this course we examine the philosophy, practice, historical roots, and development of yoga. Students are asked to use and reflect on the disciplinary perspectives of the historian to examine premodern primary texts (in translation)and the anthropologist and cultural critic to examine contemporary yoga practices. Additionally, students will compare and contrast perspectives of Indian yogis and contemporary international yoga influencers in order to understand how the experience of yoga differs across time and culture and how social systems of power and inequality are imposed upon and by yoga and its practitioners. Therefore, the two driving questions of the course are Does your background (race, ethnicity, gender, religious identity) shape how you view yoga (religious, spiritual, or exercise)? and Is Yoga Cultural Appropriation?

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Jan 12 - Mar 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 684 / 700
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - Mar 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 684 / 700
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Jan 12 - Mar 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 97 / 500
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - Mar 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 97 / 500
    Section 401
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Jan 12 - Mar 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 2 / 5
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - Mar 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 2 / 5

    RELI 370A – History of the Jews: Modern Jewish History
  • Cross Listed
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Individuals & Societies
  • Survey of major political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in the history of Diaspora Jewry: Modern Jewish history.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Deborah Kaye
    Date Mar 14 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 34 / 35
    • +
    • Section: 101
    • Instructor:Deborah Kaye
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Mar 14 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 34 / 35
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Deborah Kaye
    Date Mar 14 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 34 / 35
    • +
    • Section: 201
    • Instructor:Deborah Kaye
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Mar 14 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 34 / 35
    Section 401
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Deborah Kaye
    Date Mar 14 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 34 / 35
    • +
    • Section: 401
    • Instructor:Deborah Kaye
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Mar 14 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 34 / 35

    RELI 371B – History of Muslim Societies
  • Cross Listed
  • Evolution and global spread of Muslim societies, modernization and its problems.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Andrew Wickersham
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 22 / 30
    • +
    • Section: 101
    • Instructor:Andrew Wickersham
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 22 / 30
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Andrew Wickersham
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 22 / 30
    • +
    • Section: 201
    • Instructor:Andrew Wickersham
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 22 / 30

    RELI 379 – Religion in German Culture
  • Cross Listed
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Introduction to major cultural figures of German speaking countries who have seen, imagined, or experienced what role religion may or can play in human life. Taught in English.

    Section 001
    Days MoWe
    Location Education, Rm 441A
    Time 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
    Instructor Albrecht Classen
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 13 / 60
    • Days: MoWe
    • Location: Education, Rm 441A
    • Time: 11:00 AM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 13 / 60

    RELI 389 – Middle Eastern Ethnic and Religious Minorities
  • Cross Listed
  • Writing Emphasis Course
  • Overview of ethnic and religious minorities in the contemporary Middle East, study of ethnic and religious diversity and its origin and manifestations in the modern Middle East. Examination of how the concept of religious and ethnic minority has emerged as a key factor in state policies towards minorities as well as the cultural, economic, political, religious, and educational lives of its people.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor John Perugini
    Date Mar 14 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 29 / 30
    • +
    • Section: 101
    • Instructor:John Perugini
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Mar 14 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 29 / 30

    RELI 390 – Asian and Pacific Religions in American Spirituality
  • Cross Listed
  • Honors Contract
  • Writing Emphasis Course
  • Throughout the modern development of what has been called "spirituality" in the United States, Asian Pacific Americans along with Asian and Pacific Islander religions have been integral. In the mid-nineteenth century, Asian Pacific American (APA) immigrants brought their religions, and towards the end of the nineteenth century non-APAs enthusiastically brought APA religious teachers to the mainland United States. In the twentieth century, this mixture of APA people and religions continued to reach new communities and develop into independent US-based religions; eventually, these influenced the emergence of more individualistic, non-traditional forms of religion - popularly called 'spirituality.' These lines of influence crisscrossed over the decades, leading to a complex mixture of interests, investments, discourses, and depictions of different racial groups. As a result, this course's examination of Asian and Pacific religions in US-based spirituality engages questions about its definition in distinction to the term 'religion' and in relationship to the social dynamics of race. The course explores its presence in diverse locations such as medicine, theatre, environmental activism, and children's video games.

    Section 001
    Days MoWeFr
    Location C E Chavez Bldg, Rm 400
    Time 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
    Instructor Brett Slominski
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 7 / 40
    • Days: MoWeFr
    • Location: C E Chavez Bldg, Rm 400
    • Time: 12:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 7 / 40

    RELI 399 – Independent Study
    Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.

    Section 010
    Days
    Location
    Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Instructor Alexander Nava
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 5
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 5
    Section 012
    Days
    Location
    Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Instructor Karen Borek
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 3
    • +
    • Section: 012
    • Instructor:Karen Borek
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 3
    Section 014
    Days
    Location
    Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 10
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 10
    Section 015
    Days
    Location
    Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 3
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 3

    RELI 399H – Honors Independent Study
  • Honors Course
  • Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.

    Section 014
    Days
    Location
    Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Instructor Unassigned
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 30
    • +
    • Section: 014
    • Instructor:Unassigned
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 30

    RELI 408 – The Renaissance
  • Cross Listed
  • Europe between the 14th and 16th centuries with special emphasis on Italy as the seat of the Renaissance. Topics include the city states, humanism, the Church in an age of Schism and secularization, Renaissance art, the New Monarchies and European exploration and imperialism.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Catalina Rodriguez
    Date Jan 12 - Mar 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 35 / 45
    • +
    • Section: 101
    • Instructor:Catalina Rodriguez
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - Mar 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 35 / 45
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Catalina Rodriguez
    Date Jan 12 - Mar 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 35 / 45
    • +
    • Section: 201
    • Instructor:Catalina Rodriguez
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - Mar 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 35 / 45
    Section 401
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Catalina Rodriguez
    Date Jan 12 - Mar 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 35 / 45
    • +
    • Section: 401
    • Instructor:Catalina Rodriguez
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - Mar 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 35 / 45

    RELI 431 – The Divine Comedy by Dante
  • Cross Listed
  • Honors Contract
  • This course examines Dante's masterpiece, "The Divine Comedy", the poet's life and other works. The primary focus is on "The Divine Comedy" and its influence on European literature and culture. Other texts will be included.

    Section 001
    Days TuTh
    Location Modern Languages, Rm 312
    Time 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
    Instructor Fabian Alfie
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 7 / 25
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: Modern Languages, Rm 312
    • Time: 12:30 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 7 / 25

    RELI 491 – Preceptorship
    Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of instruction and practice in actual service in a department, program, or discipline. Requires faculty member approval, preceptor application on file with department.

    Section 014
    Days
    Location
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Unassigned
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 1
    • +
    • Section: 014
    • Instructor:Unassigned
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 1
    Section 015
    Days
    Location
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Unassigned
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 30
    • +
    • Section: 015
    • Instructor:Unassigned
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 30

    RELI 498 – Senior Capstone
    A culminating experience for majors involving a substantive project that demonstrates a synthesis of learning accumulated in the major, including broadly comprehensive knowledge of the discipline and its methodologies. Senior standing required.

    Section 001
    Days TuTh
    Location Learn Srvc Bldg, Rm 246
    Time 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 12 / 15
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: Learn Srvc Bldg, Rm 246
    • Time: 3:30 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 12 / 15

    RELI 499 – Independent Study
    Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.

    Section 001
    Days
    Location
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Mar 14 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 3
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Mar 14 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 3
    Section 010
    Days
    Location
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 1 / 3
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 1 / 3
    Section 019
    Days
    Location
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Unassigned
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 5
    • +
    • Section: 019
    • Instructor:Unassigned
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 5

    RELI 499H – Honors Independent Study
  • Honors Course
  • Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.

    Section 010
    Days
    Location
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Unassigned
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 1
    • +
    • Section: 010
    • Instructor:Unassigned
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 1
    Section 015
    Days
    Location
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Karen Borek
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 3
    • +
    • Section: 015
    • Instructor:Karen Borek
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 3
    Section 017
    Days
    Location
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Hester Oberman
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 3
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 3

    RELI 550 – Graduate Readings in Theories and Methods for the Study of Religion
  • Cross Listed
  • The course provides graduate training in the theories and methods of religious studies and guides students in contextualizing their own work within this discourse. It is an opportunity to learn how religion became an object of study, to explore the approaches of key theorists, and to assess the efficacy of these approaches. Controversies surrounding ritual, canon, culture, power, translation, and "experience" will inform our conversations. Students will develop a more nuanced understanding of the relationship of religious studies and area studies, in terms of historical and continuously-evolving dynamics. Finally, this course challenges students to evaluate the broader role of religious studies in the humanities and to set goals for their professional contributions to this discourse.

    Section 001
    Days TuTh
    Location Learning Services Bldg, Rm 107
    Time 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 12 / 12
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: Learning Services Bldg, Rm 107
    • Time: 12:30 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 12 / 12

    RELI 599 – Independent Study
    Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.

    Section 001
    Days
    Location
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Unassigned
    Date Jan 12 - May 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 2
    • +
    • Section: 001
    • Instructor:Unassigned
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 12 - May 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 2
    Summer 2022
    RELIGIOUS STUDIES

    RELI 160A1 – Gods, Goddesses, and Demons: Divinity in South Asia
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 1 Traditions and Cultures
  • Honors Contract
  • This course is an introduction to multiple concepts of the divine in South Asia. We will explore the different ways that the religious traditions of South Asia understand supernatural beings and forces. In order to do this we will read portions of primary texts in translation, examine iconography, and watch rituals as they unfold. In addition to learning about the South Asia traditions, we will put those conceptions of the divine in conversation with those rooted in a European context, forcing you to learn to think critically about the ways people from different cultures view the world around them.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 18 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 18 / 100
    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Jun 6 - Jul 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 11 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jun 6 - Jul 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 11 / 100
    Section 131
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date May 16 - Jun 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 1 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: May 16 - Jun 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 1 / 100
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Jun 6 - Jul 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 11 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jun 6 - Jul 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 11 / 100
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 18 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 18 / 100
    Section 401
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 18 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 18 / 100
    Section 401
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Jun 6 - Jul 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 11 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jun 6 - Jul 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 11 / 100
    Section 431
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date May 16 - Jun 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 1 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: May 16 - Jun 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 1 / 100

    RELI 160D4 – Introduction to World Religions
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 1 Traditions and Cultures
  • Honors Contract
  • This course explores the diversity of religions and religious experiences across the globe. Religions to be examined include, but are not limited to, Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, as well as indigenous traditions.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 14 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 14 / 100
    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Jun 6 - Jul 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 17 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jun 6 - Jul 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 17 / 100
    Section 131
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date May 16 - Jun 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 2 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: May 16 - Jun 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 2 / 100
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Jun 6 - Jul 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 17 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jun 6 - Jul 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 17 / 100
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 14 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 14 / 100
    Section 401
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 14 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 14 / 100
    Section 401
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Jun 6 - Jul 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 17 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jun 6 - Jul 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 17 / 100
    Section 431
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date May 16 - Jun 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 2 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: May 16 - Jun 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 2 / 100

    RELI 202 – Myths, Legends, and Religion: Foundational Literature of the European Visual World
  • Cross Listed
  • Honors Contract
  • This literature course examines Greek and Roman classical myths and Jewish and Christian biblical stories that have frequently been represented in visual cultures over the centuries in Europe and beyond. When taught as part of a study abroad trip, the course will be customized to provide the literary background of the specific visual material students will view while abroad.

    Section 001
    Days MoTuWeThFr
    Location Room To Be Announced
    Time 10:30 AM - 12:15 PM
    Instructor Grant Adamson
    Date May 23 - Jun 24
    Status Open
    Enrollment 18 / 25
    • Days: MoTuWeThFr
    • Location: Room To Be Announced
    • Time: 10:30 AM
    • Dates: May 23 - Jun 24
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 18 / 25

    RELI 203 – Religion and Medicine in the Western Healing Traditions
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Honors Contract
  • An examination of the intersection between medicine and healing in western healing traditions, from ancient times to the modern era. Key scientific and humanistic questions will be addressed.

    Section 131
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Hester Oberman
    Date May 16 - Jun 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 4 / 25
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: May 16 - Jun 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 4 / 25
    Section 132
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Hester Oberman
    Date May 16 - Jun 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 4 / 25
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: May 16 - Jun 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 4 / 25

    RELI 220 – Religion in Japanese Society
  • Cross Listed
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Introduction to texts, images and activities, both historical and contemporary, that comprise Japanese religion.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Takashi Miura
    Date Jun 6 - Jul 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 5 / 25
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jun 6 - Jul 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 5 / 25

    RELI 227 – Religion and Film
  • Tier 2 Arts
  • Honors Contract
  • This course explores religion and its relationship with visual storytelling culture. We will analyze, explore, and challenge various religious, pop-cultural, ideological, and moral messages as presented in various types of film, from art house cinema to blockbuster movies, and genres ranging from horror to comedy.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Konden Smith Hansen
    Date Jun 6 - Jul 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 15 / 36
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jun 6 - Jul 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 15 / 36
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Konden Smith Hansen
    Date Jun 6 - Jul 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 15 / 36
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jun 6 - Jul 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 15 / 36

    RELI 235 – Religion, Violence, and Terrorism
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Individuals & Societies
  • Honors Contract
  • This course will study critical theories about the role of religion in acts of terrorism and violence. Through the examination of a range of case studies, this course will explore ways in which religion has been the motivation and justification behind violent conflict, aggression, and persecution.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Konden Smith Hansen
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 10 / 36
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 10 / 36
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Konden Smith Hansen
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 10 / 36
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 10 / 36

    RELI 241 – Introduction to Chinese Religions
  • Cross Listed
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Honors Contract
  • The course is a comprehensive historical survey of the main religious traditions in China, including Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism, and popular religion. Through lectures, discussions, and reading of select primary and secondary sources, we will explore the formulations and subsequent transformations of key beliefs, doctrines, practices, and institutions that characterized specific religious traditions. We will also examine the patterns of interaction among different traditions, as well as the general character of religious life in both traditional and modern China.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Shyling Glaze
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 18 / 20
    • +
    • Section: 101
    • Instructor:Shyling Glaze
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 18 / 20

    RELI 277A – History of the Middle East
  • Cross Listed
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Middle East history from the rise of Islam to the Turkish conquest of Constantinople, 600-1453.

    Section 131
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Ryan Blair
    Date May 16 - Jun 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 7 / 30
    • +
    • Section: 131
    • Instructor:Ryan Blair
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: May 16 - Jun 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 7 / 30

    RELI 300 – Christian Literature and Thought
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Pass/Fail Option
  • Writing Emphasis Course
  • Development of Christian thought from the New Testament through the Protestant Reformation.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Grant Adamson
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 9 / 18
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 9 / 18
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Grant Adamson
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 9 / 18
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 9 / 18

    RELI 304 – The Question of God
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Study of the question of God from a theological, philosophical, and literary perspective.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Alexander Nava
    Date Jun 6 - Jul 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 11 / 36
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jun 6 - Jul 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 11 / 36
    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Alexander Nava
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 3 / 36
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 3 / 36
    Section 102
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Alexander Nava
    Date Jun 6 - Jul 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 11 / 36
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jun 6 - Jul 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 11 / 36

    RELI 305 – Greek and Roman Religion
  • Cross Listed
  • Tier 2 Individuals & Societies
  • Honors Contract
  • Writing Emphasis Course
  • Religious beliefs and cult practices in ancient Greece and Rome. All readings in English.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Grant Adamson
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 88 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 88 / 100
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Grant Adamson
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 88 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 88 / 100
    Section 401
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Grant Adamson
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 88 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 88 / 100

    RELI 306 – Christianity in the Greco-Roman World
  • Tier 2 Individuals & Societies
  • Honors Contract
  • Investigates the emergence of Christianity in the first four centuries of the Greco-Roman milieu.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Grant Adamson
    Date Jun 6 - Jul 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 9 / 36
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jun 6 - Jul 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 9 / 36
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Grant Adamson
    Date Jun 6 - Jul 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 9 / 36
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jun 6 - Jul 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 9 / 36

    RELI 320 – Reformations and Revolutions in Early Modern Britain, 1485 - 1714
  • Cross Listed
  • This course aims at a broad analysis of the enthralling history and legacies of the Tudor and Stuart dynasties that ruled England from 1458 to 1714. The objective is to understand how in a quarter century the radical political and religious events, and figures, transformed the social, political and religious structures of England, giving birth to the foundation of England as a united kingdom, and significant world power. The course begins by focusing on the Tudors with emphasis on Henry VIII and the English Reformation, the return to Catholicism under Mary Tudor, the creation of a new Anglican Church under Elizabeth I and its unforeseen consequences. From there, it explores the Stuarts, with attention to the catastrophic English Revolution culminating in the public execution of King Charles I in 1649, and the rise of the English republic that ended with the restoration of monarchy in 1660. The course then reflects on the transformation of the English state following the elite coup d'etat of 1688, the Glorious Revolution, a fundamental watershed that cleared the way for a constitutional monarchy, parliamentary sovereignty, and religious toleration in England.

    Section 131
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Mary Pierce
    Date May 16 - Jun 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 7 / 30
    • +
    • Section: 131
    • Instructor:Mary Pierce
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: May 16 - Jun 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 7 / 30

    RELI 321 – Women in Judaism
  • Cross Listed
  • Images of Jewish women in Jewish and other texts. Texts include religious, historical and literary genres from biblical, medieval, and modern sources. The course will deal with Jewish women as mothers, leaders, stereotypes, and current feminist viewpoints.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Deborah Kaye
    Date Jun 6 - Jul 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 3 / 30
    • +
    • Section: 101
    • Instructor:Deborah Kaye
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jun 6 - Jul 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 3 / 30
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Deborah Kaye
    Date Jun 6 - Jul 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 3 / 10
    • +
    • Section: 201
    • Instructor:Deborah Kaye
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jun 6 - Jul 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 3 / 10
    Section 401
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Deborah Kaye
    Date Jun 6 - Jul 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 10
    • +
    • Section: 401
    • Instructor:Deborah Kaye
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jun 6 - Jul 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 10

    RELI 332 – The Holocaust: Witnesses and Representations
  • Cross Listed
  • This course is an exploration of the Holocaust (Shoah) through the experiences, roles and responses of Jewish individuals as represented through various media and genre including diary, testimony (oral), memoir, monument, poetry, photography, graphic novel, personal letters and film.

    Section 131
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Deborah Kaye
    Date May 16 - Jun 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 7 / 30
    • +
    • Section: 131
    • Instructor:Deborah Kaye
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: May 16 - Jun 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 7 / 30
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Deborah Kaye
    Date May 16 - Jun 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 6 / 10
    • +
    • Section: 201
    • Instructor:Deborah Kaye
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: May 16 - Jun 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 6 / 10
    Section 401
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Deborah Kaye
    Date May 16 - Jun 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 10
    • +
    • Section: 401
    • Instructor:Deborah Kaye
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: May 16 - Jun 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 10

    RELI 335 – Rap, Culture and God
  • Cross Listed
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Pass/Fail Option
  • Honors Contract
  • Study of popular culture and religion in African-American and Latino/a communities, with a focus on the place of rap music in the cultural identity of these traditions.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Alexander Nava
    Date Jun 6 - Jul 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 24 / 36
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jun 6 - Jul 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 24 / 36
    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Alexander Nava
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 16 / 36
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 16 / 36
    Section 131
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Alexander Nava
    Date May 16 - Jun 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 17 / 36
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: May 16 - Jun 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 17 / 36

    RELI 336 – Spirituality, Psychology, and the Mind
  • Cross Listed
  • Pass/Fail Option
  • Honors Contract
  • This course is a survey of psychological theory and research investigating religious beliefs, experiences, and practices.

    Section 131
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Hester Oberman
    Date May 16 - Jun 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 17 / 25
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: May 16 - Jun 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 17 / 25

    RELI 350 – Hindu Mythology
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Honors Contract
  • Overview of the traditional Hindu narratives found in the Vedic, epic, and puranic literature and in their many forms in regional literary and artistic forms, and the narratives influence on culture, philosophy, literature, and folklore.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 6 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 6 / 100
    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Jun 6 - Jul 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 14 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jun 6 - Jul 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 14 / 100
    Section 131
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date May 16 - Jun 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 5 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: May 16 - Jun 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 5 / 100
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Jun 6 - Jul 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 14 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jun 6 - Jul 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 14 / 100
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 6 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 6 / 100
    Section 401
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 6 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 6 / 100
    Section 401
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Jun 6 - Jul 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 14 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jun 6 - Jul 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 14 / 100
    Section 431
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date May 16 - Jun 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 5 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: May 16 - Jun 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 5 / 100

    RELI 367 – Yoga
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Honors Contract
  • In this course we examine the philosophy, practice, historical roots, and development of yoga. Students are asked to use and reflect on the disciplinary perspectives of the historian to examine premodern primary texts (in translation)and the anthropologist and cultural critic to examine contemporary yoga practices. Additionally, students will compare and contrast perspectives of Indian yogis and contemporary international yoga influencers in order to understand how the experience of yoga differs across time and culture and how social systems of power and inequality are imposed upon and by yoga and its practitioners. Therefore, the two driving questions of the course are Does your background (race, ethnicity, gender, religious identity) shape how you view yoga (religious, spiritual, or exercise)? and Is Yoga Cultural Appropriation?

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 51 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 51 / 100
    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Jun 6 - Jul 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 89 / 150
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jun 6 - Jul 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 89 / 150
    Section 131
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date May 16 - Jun 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 36 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: May 16 - Jun 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 36 / 100
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Jun 6 - Jul 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 89 / 150
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jun 6 - Jul 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 89 / 150
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 51 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 51 / 100
    Section 401
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 51 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 51 / 100
    Section 401
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Jun 6 - Jul 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 89 / 150
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jun 6 - Jul 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 89 / 150
    Section 431
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date May 16 - Jun 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 36 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: May 16 - Jun 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 36 / 100

    RELI 370B – History of the Jews: Cultural Loss and Resilience from the Middle Ages to the French Revolution
  • Cross Listed
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Individuals & Societies
  • Survey of major political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in the history of Diaspora Jewry from the Middle ages to the French Revolution.

    Section 131
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Deborah Kaye
    Date May 16 - Jun 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 9 / 20
    • +
    • Section: 131
    • Instructor:Deborah Kaye
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: May 16 - Jun 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 9 / 20
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Deborah Kaye
    Date May 16 - Jun 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 6 / 10
    • +
    • Section: 201
    • Instructor:Deborah Kaye
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: May 16 - Jun 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 6 / 10
    Section 401
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Deborah Kaye
    Date May 16 - Jun 4
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 10
    • +
    • Section: 401
    • Instructor:Deborah Kaye
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: May 16 - Jun 4
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 10

    RELI 372A – History and Religion of Israel in Ancient Times -- The Biblical Period
  • Cross Listed
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Survey of the history and religion of ancient Israel. Biblical period through the Babylonian Exile; introduction to the Hebrew Bible.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Matthew Winter
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 8 / 30
    • +
    • Section: 101
    • Instructor:Matthew Winter
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 8 / 30
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Matthew Winter
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 7 / 10
    • +
    • Section: 201
    • Instructor:Matthew Winter
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 7 / 10
    Section 401
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Matthew Winter
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 10
    • +
    • Section: 401
    • Instructor:Matthew Winter
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 10

    RELI 372B – History & Religion of Israel in Ancient Times: Ezra-Nehemiah to the Roman Empire
  • Cross Listed
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Survey of the history and religion of ancient Israel. Ezra-Nehemiah to the Roman Empire, with emphasis on the formation of rabbinic Judaism.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Matthew Winter
    Date Jun 6 - Jul 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 4 / 30
    • +
    • Section: 101
    • Instructor:Matthew Winter
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jun 6 - Jul 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 4 / 30
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Matthew Winter
    Date Jun 6 - Jul 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 4 / 10
    • +
    • Section: 201
    • Instructor:Matthew Winter
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jun 6 - Jul 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 4 / 10
    Section 401
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Matthew Winter
    Date Jun 6 - Jul 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 10
    • +
    • Section: 401
    • Instructor:Matthew Winter
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jun 6 - Jul 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 10

    RELI 387 – The History of Anti-Semitism
  • Cross Listed
  • This course examines various definitions of anti-Semitism and traces the history of anti-Semitism (or "anti-Judaism") from the earliest arguments between Christianizing Jews and Judaizing Christians to the birth of Islam, through the period of Muslim expansion and the Crusades, to the Middle Ages, the Enlightenment, and the Holocaust. It looks at the differences among various types of Christian anti-Semitism, Muslim anti-Semitism, and Jewish anti-Semitism, and concludes with a look at contemporary forms of anti-Semitism.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Deborah Kaye
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 7 / 35
    • +
    • Section: 101
    • Instructor:Deborah Kaye
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 7 / 35
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Deborah Kaye
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 2 / 10
    • +
    • Section: 201
    • Instructor:Deborah Kaye
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 2 / 10
    Section 401
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Deborah Kaye
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 10
    • +
    • Section: 401
    • Instructor:Deborah Kaye
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 10

    RELI 389 – Middle Eastern Ethnic and Religious Minorities
  • Cross Listed
  • Writing Emphasis Course
  • Overview of ethnic and religious minorities in the contemporary Middle East, study of ethnic and religious diversity and its origin and manifestations in the modern Middle East. Examination of how the concept of religious and ethnic minority has emerged as a key factor in state policies towards minorities as well as the cultural, economic, political, religious, and educational lives of its people.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Brittany Power
    Date Jun 6 - Jul 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 4 / 30
    • +
    • Section: 101
    • Instructor:Brittany Power
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jun 6 - Jul 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 4 / 30

    RELI 405 – Traditional Indian Medicine: Health, Healing and Well Being
    Traditional Indian Medicine, or TIM, is a concept that refers to Indigenous knowledges expressed through the varied healing systems in Indigenous communities. This course will pay particular attention to American Indian nations and healing knowledges that are intersecting and intertwined relationships with the natural world, the Indigenous body and the sacred. We will examine both how Indigenous healing systems have persisted as well as responded to social conditions, such as genocide, colonization and historical, as well as contemporary, forms of oppression. Topics include intergenerational trauma as well as how resilience is expressed in practices of wellbeing, healing and self-determination. We will also explore TIM as containing systems of healing that may/may not operate in conjunction with allopathic medicine. This course takes a transdisciplinary approach, incorporating readings from American Indian/Indigenous studies and health to explore a complex portfolio of American Indian/Indigenous wellbeing.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Millicent Pepion
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 11 / 25
    • +
    • Section: 101
    • Instructor:Millicent Pepion
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 11 / 25

    RELI 489 – History of Japanese Religions: Modern
  • Cross Listed
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • A selective survey of the history of Japanese religion from the 16th century through the present. Topics may include Shinto and Buddhism; Christianity and its suppression; Edo-period official and popular religion; State Shinto; and Japan's "new religions" and "new new religions."

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Takashi Miura
    Date Jul 11 - Aug 10
    Status Open
    Enrollment 10 / 25
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jul 11 - Aug 10
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 10 / 25
    Fall 2022
    RELIGIOUS STUDIES

    RELI 150B1 – Religion and Popular Culture
  • Tier 1 Individuals & Societies
  • Honors Contract
  • This course provides an introduction to the study of Religion and Popular Culture in modern societies. We will study what constitutes "religion" and how definitions of religion change over time. We will examine the ways popular culture becomes "religious" and how religious institutions reflect popular taste and opinion.

    Section 001
    Days
    Location Flex In-Person
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Daisy Vargas
    Date Sep 26 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 12 / 150
    • Days:
    • Location: Flex In-Person
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Sep 26 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 12 / 150
    Section 001
    Days MoWeFr
    Location M Pacheco ILC, Rm 150
    Time 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
    Instructor Daisy Vargas
    Date Sep 26 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 12 / 150
    • Days: MoWeFr
    • Location: M Pacheco ILC, Rm 150
    • Time: 11:00 AM
    • Dates: Sep 26 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 12 / 150
    Section 002
    Days
    Location Flex In-Person
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Daisy Vargas
    Date Sep 26 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 12 / 150
    • Days:
    • Location: Flex In-Person
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Sep 26 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 12 / 150
    Section 002
    Days MoWeFr
    Location M Pacheco ILC, Rm 150
    Time 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
    Instructor Daisy Vargas
    Date Sep 26 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 12 / 150
    • Days: MoWeFr
    • Location: M Pacheco ILC, Rm 150
    • Time: 11:00 AM
    • Dates: Sep 26 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 12 / 150

    RELI 160A1 – Gods, Goddesses, and Demons: Divinity in South Asia
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 1 Traditions and Cultures
  • Honors Contract
  • This course is an introduction to multiple concepts of the divine in South Asia. We will explore the different ways that the religious traditions of South Asia understand supernatural beings and forces. In order to do this we will read portions of primary texts in translation, examine iconography, and watch rituals as they unfold. In addition to learning about the South Asia traditions, we will put those conceptions of the divine in conversation with those rooted in a European context, forcing you to learn to think critically about the ways people from different cultures view the world around them.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Oct 13 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 114 / 300
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Oct 13 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 114 / 300
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Oct 13 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 114 / 300
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Oct 13 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 114 / 300

    RELI 160D4 – Introduction to World Religions
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 1 Traditions and Cultures
  • Honors Contract
  • This course explores the diversity of religions and religious experiences across the globe. Religions to be examined include, but are not limited to, Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, as well as indigenous traditions.

    Section 001
    Days TuTh
    Location Ctr English Second Lng, Rm 103
    Time 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
    Instructor Kristy Slominski
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 88 / 230
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: Ctr English Second Lng, Rm 103
    • Time: 9:30 AM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 88 / 230
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Konden Smith Hansen
    Date Oct 13 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 4 / 50
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Oct 13 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 4 / 50
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Konden Smith Hansen
    Date Aug 22 - Oct 12
    Status Open
    Enrollment 17 / 50
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Oct 12
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 17 / 50

    RELI 160D5 – Spirituality, Ceremony, and Saints of the Southwest
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 1 Traditions and Cultures
  • Honors Contract
  • An introduction to the religious history and contemporary religious diversity of the region currently known as the American Southwest, focusing on a variety of topics such as land based spirituality, shrines, pilgrimage, folk saints, religious syncretism, and New Age movements. The religious landscape of this area includes the traditions of indigenous communities, Spanish colonial descendants, Mexican Americans, Anglos, and immigrants from around the globe.

    Section 001
    Days TuTh
    Location M Pacheco ILC, Rm 140
    Time 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 46 / 100
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: M Pacheco ILC, Rm 140
    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 46 / 100

    RELI 203 – Religion and Medicine in the Western Healing Traditions
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Honors Contract
  • An examination of the intersection between medicine and healing in western healing traditions, from ancient times to the modern era. Key scientific and humanistic questions will be addressed.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Hester Oberman
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 28 / 60
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 28 / 60

    RELI 211 – Life After Death in World Religions and Philosophies
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Honors Contract
  • An examination of the afterlife in major world religions, intimations of life beyond death in contemporary human experience, and key scientific, theological, and philosophical challenges to both.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Alison Jameson
    Date Aug 22 - Oct 12
    Status Open
    Enrollment 64 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Oct 12
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 64 / 100
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Alison Jameson
    Date Aug 22 - Oct 12
    Status Open
    Enrollment 64 / 100
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Oct 12
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 64 / 100

    RELI 220 – Religion in Japanese Society
  • Cross Listed
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Introduction to texts, images and activities, both historical and contemporary, that comprise Japanese religion.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Chieko Nakano
    Date Oct 13 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 24 / 50
    • +
    • Section: 101
    • Instructor:Chieko Nakano
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Oct 13 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 24 / 50

    RELI 220A – Literature of the Bible
  • Cross Listed
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Old Testament: legendary and historical narratives, prophetic literature, and poetry.

    Section 001
    Days TuTh
    Location Elec & Comp Engr, Rm 102
    Time 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
    Instructor Leerom Medovoi
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 27 / 30
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: Elec & Comp Engr, Rm 102
    • Time: 12:30 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 27 / 30

    RELI 222 – Introduction to Zen Buddhism
  • Cross Listed
  • This course is designed to introduce students to the history,teachings,and practice of Zen Buddhism in China,Japan, Korea and the United States. The course will discuss Zen from a variety of perspectives but will center around the question of the meaning of history. Zen is a tradition of Buddhism that claims to have inherited and to pass on, in an unbroken historical transmission from patriarch to patriarch, the living experience of the Buddha's enlightenment. The course will discuss how Zen's conception of its history is related to its identity as a special tradition within Buddhism, as well as its basic teachings on the primacy of enlightenment, the role of practice, the nature of the mind, and the limitations of language.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Alison Jameson
    Date Oct 13 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 26 / 60
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Oct 13 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 26 / 60
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Alison Jameson
    Date Oct 13 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 26 / 60
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Oct 13 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 26 / 60

    RELI 227 – Religion and Film
  • Tier 2 Arts
  • Honors Contract
  • This course explores religion and its relationship with visual storytelling culture. We will analyze, explore, and challenge various religious, pop-cultural, ideological, and moral messages as presented in various types of film, from art house cinema to blockbuster movies, and genres ranging from horror to comedy.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Konden Smith Hansen
    Date Aug 22 - Oct 12
    Status Closed
    Enrollment 57 / 75
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Oct 12
    • Status: Closed
    • Enrollment: 57 / 75
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Konden Smith Hansen
    Date Aug 22 - Oct 12
    Status Open
    Enrollment 57 / 75
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Oct 12
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 57 / 75

    RELI 235 – Religion, Violence, and Terrorism
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Individuals & Societies
  • Honors Contract
  • This course will study critical theories about the role of religion in acts of terrorism and violence. Through the examination of a range of case studies, this course will explore ways in which religion has been the motivation and justification behind violent conflict, aggression, and persecution.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Konden Smith Hansen
    Date Oct 13 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 5 / 75
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Oct 13 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 5 / 75
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Konden Smith Hansen
    Date Oct 13 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 5 / 75
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Oct 13 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 5 / 75

    RELI 240 – Imagining the Buddha: Images of Buddhism in Asia and the West
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Arts
  • Honors Contract
  • What role do images play in the history, theory, and practice of Buddhism in Asia as well as in cultural encounters between Buddhism and Europe and the U.S.? Today art critics continue to discuss "Buddhist" elements in the work of iconic artists like Georgia O'Keefe and Mark Rothko, Tibetan mandala coloring books are being used for stress relief, and "Zen" aesthetics inform a broad range of fashion and design platforms. This course provides theoretical tools for critically reexamining the categories of "East" and "West" within this cultural moment. Considering how images of Buddhism have functioned across time and space for over two thousand years from its origins in India, robust expansion throughout Asia as well as transformations in colonial encounters, globalization, and immigration allows us to better comprehend how those categories were formed and perpetuated. The course explores the form of Buddhist images, their creation and use, and ritual contexts together with the senses of vision, materiality, and space and place they convey. It introduces a diverse range of key phenomena in sculpture, painting, and architecture such as early Indian sculptures of the Buddha, Chinese painted caves, Himalayan esoteric images of enlightened reality, Cambodian temple complexes, and portraits of Japanese Zen masters. The course reflects upon the lives of Buddhist images in Europe and the U.S. vis-à-vis art, architecture, film, and other visual media since the 19th century. In the process of learning to engage with the "images" of Budhism they encounter in their everyday lives, students are exposed to an interdisciplinary curriculum spanning the fields of art history, religious studies, and visual culture.

    Section 001
    Days TuTh
    Location M Pacheco ILC, Rm 125
    Time 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 60 / 60
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: M Pacheco ILC, Rm 125
    • Time: 3:30 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 60 / 60

    RELI 241 – Introduction to Chinese Religions
  • Cross Listed
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Honors Contract
  • The course is a comprehensive historical survey of the main religious traditions in China, including Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism, and popular religion. Through lectures, discussions, and reading of select primary and secondary sources, we will explore the formulations and subsequent transformations of key beliefs, doctrines, practices, and institutions that characterized specific religious traditions. We will also examine the patterns of interaction among different traditions, as well as the general character of religious life in both traditional and modern China.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Shyling Glaze
    Date Aug 22 - Oct 12
    Status Open
    Enrollment 57 / 75
    • +
    • Section: 101
    • Instructor:Shyling Glaze
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Oct 12
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 57 / 75

    RELI 277A – History of the Middle East
  • Cross Listed
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Middle East history from the rise of Islam to the Turkish conquest of Constantinople, 600-1453.

    Section 001
    Days MoWeFr
    Location Education, Rm 353
    Time 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
    Instructor Austin O'Malley
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 89 / 90
    • +
    • Section: 001
    • Instructor:Austin O'Malley
    • Days: MoWeFr
    • Location: Education, Rm 353
    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 89 / 90

    RELI 277A – History of the Middle East
  • Cross Listed
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Honors Course
  • Middle East history from the rise of Islam to the Turkish conquest of Constantinople, 600-1453.

    Section 002
    Days MoWeFr
    Location Education, Rm 353
    Time 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
    Instructor Austin O'Malley
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 89 / 90
    • +
    • Section: 002
    • Instructor:Austin O'Malley
    • Days: MoWeFr
    • Location: Education, Rm 353
    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 89 / 90

    RELI 280 – Introduction to the Bible: New Testament
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Honors Contract
  • This course introduces students to the New Testament in light of the contexts in which it was written and compiled, and as a window into reconstructing the world of early Christianity. The course will also examine how various Christian communities have understood the meaning and authority of the New Testament.

    Section 001
    Days TuTh
    Location M Pacheco ILC, Rm 125
    Time 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
    Instructor Grant Adamson
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 56 / 60
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: M Pacheco ILC, Rm 125
    • Time: 9:30 AM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 56 / 60
    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Grant Adamson
    Date Oct 13 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 66 / 95
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Oct 13 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 66 / 95
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Grant Adamson
    Date Oct 13 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 66 / 95
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Oct 13 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 66 / 95

    RELI 302 – Ellis Island, 9/11, and Border Walls: Religion and Immigration in the U.S.
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Individuals & Societies
  • Honors Contract
  • This course will explore the central role of religion in shaping constructions of race and ethnicity in U.S. history, especially in light of immigration debates. Since the country's founding, immigrants have expanded ethnic and religious diversity in the United States in the face of powerful anti-immigrant movements. Students will engage with in-depth studies of immigrant communities who shaped the American religious and ethnic landscape, including diverse American expressions of religions such as Roman Catholicism, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Evangelical Protestantism, and Vodou.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Daisy Vargas
    Date Oct 13 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 15 / 80
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Oct 13 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 15 / 80
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Daisy Vargas
    Date Oct 13 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 15 / 80
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Oct 13 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 15 / 80

    RELI 304 – The Question of God
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Study of the question of God from a theological, philosophical, and literary perspective.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Alexander Nava
    Date Oct 13 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 1 / 35
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Oct 13 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 1 / 35

    RELI 305 – Greek and Roman Religion
  • Cross Listed
  • Tier 2 Individuals & Societies
  • Honors Contract
  • Writing Emphasis Course
  • Religious beliefs and cult practices in ancient Greece and Rome. All readings in English.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Grant Adamson
    Date Aug 22 - Oct 12
    Status Open
    Enrollment 175 / 250
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Oct 12
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 175 / 250
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Grant Adamson
    Date Aug 22 - Oct 12
    Status Open
    Enrollment 175 / 250
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Oct 12
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 175 / 250
    Section 401
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Grant Adamson
    Date Aug 22 - Oct 12
    Status Open
    Enrollment 175 / 250
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Oct 12
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 175 / 250

    RELI 308 – Does Pikachu Have a Buddha Nature? Buddhism in Japan
  • Cross Listed
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • This course provides an overview of the history of Buddhism in Japan. Major themes covered in the course include an integration of indigenous "kami veneration" (Shinto) into a Buddhist theological framework; a doctrinal emphasis placed on the notion of Buddha nature or "original enlightenment" (hongaku); the rise of the so-called Kamakura schools of Buddhism; bureaucratic roles imparted to Buddhist temples during the Tokugawa period; and challenges Buddhism faces in contemporary Japanese society.

    Section 001
    Days We
    Location McClelland Hall, Rm 118
    Time 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Instructor Takashi Miura
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 8 / 25
    • Days: We
    • Location: McClelland Hall, Rm 118
    • Time: 3:30 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 8 / 25

    RELI 310 – Apocalyptic Imagination
  • Cross Listed
  • Survey of Jewish and Christian apocalyptic literature which explores the literary features and sociological significance of apocalyptic thought in Western culture from antiquity to the present.

    Section 001
    Days
    Location Flex In-Person
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor J Edward Wright
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 12 / 30
    • Days:
    • Location: Flex In-Person
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 12 / 30
    Section 001
    Days TuTh
    Location Room To Be Announced
    Time 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
    Instructor J Edward Wright
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 12 / 30
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: Room To Be Announced
    • Time: 11:00 AM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 12 / 30

    RELI 313 – Health and Medicine in Classical Antiquity
  • Cross Listed
  • Honors Contract
  • Writing Emphasis Course
  • The course examines the mythology and practice of medicine in Greek and Roman times from Asclepius to Hippocrates and Galen, medical instruments and procedures, the religious manifestation of healing in Greek and Roman sanctuaries, the votive dedications by patients and cured, midwifery and child care, public hygiene and diseases. The topics cover a large spectrum of the medical practice and public health in the ancient societies of Classical antiquity, as well as how ancient worldviews, including religion and religious practice, shaped health and medicine in Greek and Roman civilization.

    Section 001
    Days TuTh
    Location Henry Koffler Bldg, Rm 216
    Time 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
    Instructor Eleni Hasaki
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 52 / 75
    • +
    • Section: 001
    • Instructor:Eleni Hasaki
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: Henry Koffler Bldg, Rm 216
    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 52 / 75

    RELI 313 – Health and Medicine in Classical Antiquity
  • Cross Listed
  • Honors Course
  • Writing Emphasis Course
  • The course examines the mythology and practice of medicine in Greek and Roman times from Asclepius to Hippocrates and Galen, medical instruments and procedures, the religious manifestation of healing in Greek and Roman sanctuaries, the votive dedications by patients and cured, midwifery and child care, public hygiene and diseases. The topics cover a large spectrum of the medical practice and public health in the ancient societies of Classical antiquity, as well as how ancient worldviews, including religion and religious practice, shaped health and medicine in Greek and Roman civilization.

    Section 002
    Days TuTh
    Location Henry Koffler Bldg, Rm 216
    Time 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
    Instructor Eleni Hasaki
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 52 / 75
    • +
    • Section: 002
    • Instructor:Eleni Hasaki
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: Henry Koffler Bldg, Rm 216
    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 52 / 75

    RELI 316 – Sex and Salvation in Latin America
  • Cross Listed
  • Tier 2 Individuals & Societies
  • Honors Contract
  • What do witches in colonial Guatemala, Mexican nuns, born-again gang members in Honduras, Catholics undergoing in-vitro fertilization in Ecuador, and lesbian Afro-Brazilian Candomblé practitioners have in common? Their experiences tell us something about the complex intersection of sex, gender, and religion in Latin America. This course takes an anthropological approach to consider two central questions: (1) What role do religious ideologies and institutions play in the social construction of sexuality and gender in Latin America? (2) How do Latin Americans enact and contest gender power relations through their religious practices, thus contributing to processes of social change in the region? To address these questions, this class focuses on gender and its relationship to sexual desires and transgressions across diverse religious traditions from the pre-Columbian period to the present.

    Section 001
    Days TuTh
    Location Saguaro Hall, Rm 114
    Time 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
    Instructor Kathleen Obrien
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 11 / 40
    • +
    • Section: 001
    • Instructor:Kathleen Obrien
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: Saguaro Hall, Rm 114
    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 11 / 40

    RELI 321 – Women in Judaism
  • Cross Listed
  • Images of Jewish women in Jewish and other texts. Texts include religious, historical and literary genres from biblical, medieval, and modern sources. The course will deal with Jewish women as mothers, leaders, stereotypes, and current feminist viewpoints.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Deborah Kaye
    Date Aug 22 - Oct 12
    Status Open
    Enrollment 16 / 35
    • +
    • Section: 101
    • Instructor:Deborah Kaye
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Oct 12
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 16 / 35
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Deborah Kaye
    Date Aug 22 - Oct 12
    Status Open
    Enrollment 3 / 10
    • +
    • Section: 201
    • Instructor:Deborah Kaye
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Oct 12
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 3 / 10
    Section 401
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Deborah Kaye
    Date Aug 22 - Oct 12
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 10
    • +
    • Section: 401
    • Instructor:Deborah Kaye
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Oct 12
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 10

    RELI 333 – Buddhist Meditation Traditions
  • Cross Listed
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Major forms of Buddhist meditation from both the South Asian and East Asian traditions, with emphasis on the nature of meditation as a variety of religious experience.

    Section 001
    Days Mo
    Location Live Online
    Time 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Instructor James Baskind
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 16 / 50
    • +
    • Section: 001
    • Instructor:James Baskind
    • Days: Mo
    • Location: Live Online
    • Time: 3:30 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 16 / 50
    Section 002
    Days Mo
    Location Live Online
    Time 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Instructor James Baskind
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 16 / 50
    • +
    • Section: 002
    • Instructor:James Baskind
    • Days: Mo
    • Location: Live Online
    • Time: 3:30 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 16 / 50

    RELI 334 – Islamic Thought
  • Cross Listed
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Individuals & Societies
  • A consideration of Islam, one of the world's major religions, and the view of the universe and the modes of behavior and values it advocates. Most of the course will be dedicated to an examination of the majority (Sunni) opinion, but some attention will be directed also to the more significant minority (Shi'i, et al.) positions as well. The course has no prerequisite but does build on the information presented in TRAD 101 Middle Eastern Humanities.

    Section 001
    Days Fr
    Location Flex In-Person
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Yaseen Noorani
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 13 / 30
    • +
    • Section: 001
    • Instructor:Yaseen Noorani
    • Days: Fr
    • Location: Flex In-Person
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 13 / 30
    Section 001
    Days MoWe
    Location R P Harvill Bldg, Rm 415
    Time 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
    Instructor Yaseen Noorani
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 13 / 30
    • +
    • Section: 001
    • Instructor:Yaseen Noorani
    • Days: MoWe
    • Location: R P Harvill Bldg, Rm 415
    • Time: 3:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 13 / 30

    RELI 335 – Rap, Culture and God
  • Cross Listed
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Pass/Fail Option
  • Honors Contract
  • Study of popular culture and religion in African-American and Latino/a communities, with a focus on the place of rap music in the cultural identity of these traditions.

    Section 001
    Days
    Location Flex In-Person
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Unassigned
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 168 / 200
    • +
    • Section: 001
    • Instructor:Unassigned
    • Days:
    • Location: Flex In-Person
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 168 / 200
    Section 001
    Days Tu
    Location Modern Languages, Rm 350
    Time 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
    Instructor Staff
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 168 / 200
    • +
    • Section: 001
    • Instructor:Staff
    • Days: Tu
    • Location: Modern Languages, Rm 350
    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 168 / 200

    RELI 336 – Spirituality, Psychology, and the Mind
  • Cross Listed
  • Pass/Fail Option
  • Honors Contract
  • This course is a survey of psychological theory and research investigating religious beliefs, experiences, and practices.

    Section 001
    Days
    Location Flex In-Person
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Hester Oberman
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 105 / 264
    • Days:
    • Location: Flex In-Person
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 105 / 264
    Section 001
    Days We
    Location Gittings Bldg, Rm 129B
    Time 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
    Instructor Hester Oberman
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 105 / 264
    • Days: We
    • Location: Gittings Bldg, Rm 129B
    • Time: 3:30 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 105 / 264

    RELI 350 – Hindu Mythology
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Honors Contract
  • Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Aug 22 - Oct 12
    Status Open
    Enrollment 20 / 150
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Oct 12
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 20 / 150
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Aug 22 - Oct 12
    Status Open
    Enrollment 20 / 150
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Oct 12
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 20 / 150

    RELI 359 – Buddhism and Healing
  • Cross Listed
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Honors Contract
  • Writing Emphasis Course
  • Is Buddhism a tradition of healing? In what ways has Buddhism been involved in reviving, sustaining, and curing human individuals? This course explores relationships and encounters between Buddhism and the domains of religion, science, and medicine. It considers historical relationships between Buddhism and traditional medicine in Asia as well as contemporary Western discourses involving Buddhism in popular culture, psychology, and spirituality. Finally, it invites a critical approach to the current dialogue between Buddhism and science. In the process, it reveals hidden assumptions behind commodifying `mindfulness' and the quest to document the therapeutic impact of meditation upon health, happiness, and success in the modern age. Students will have the opportunity to apply the ideas they have learned through analysis of relevant initiatives at the U of A such as the Neuropsychology, Emotion, and Meditation [NEM] Lab and the Center for Compassion Studies as well as of broader Tucson community events like the Gem Show.

    Section 001
    Days TuTh
    Location M Pacheco ILC, Rm 125
    Time 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 39 / 60
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: M Pacheco ILC, Rm 125
    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 39 / 60

    RELI 363 – Religion and Sex
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Honors Contract
  • In this course students will analyze attitudes towards sexuality in major world religions and reflect on how the social context of the United States has influenced their perceptions of religion and sex in other societies.

    Section 001
    Days
    Location Flex In-Person
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Kristy Slominski
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 25 / 80
    • Days:
    • Location: Flex In-Person
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 25 / 80
    Section 001
    Days Tu
    Location R P Harvill Bldg, Rm 305
    Time 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
    Instructor Kristy Slominski
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 25 / 80
    • Days: Tu
    • Location: R P Harvill Bldg, Rm 305
    • Time: 12:30 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 25 / 80

    RELI 367 – Yoga
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Honors Contract
  • In this course we examine the philosophy, practice, historical roots, and development of yoga. Students are asked to use and reflect on the disciplinary perspectives of the historian to examine premodern primary texts (in translation)and the anthropologist and cultural critic to examine contemporary yoga practices. Additionally, students will compare and contrast perspectives of Indian yogis and contemporary international yoga influencers in order to understand how the experience of yoga differs across time and culture and how social systems of power and inequality are imposed upon and by yoga and its practitioners. Therefore, the two driving questions of the course are Does your background (race, ethnicity, gender, religious identity) shape how you view yoga (religious, spiritual, or exercise)? and Is Yoga Cultural Appropriation?

    Section 001
    Days
    Location Flex In-Person
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Unassigned
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 308 / 518
    • +
    • Section: 001
    • Instructor:Unassigned
    • Days:
    • Location: Flex In-Person
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 308 / 518
    Section 001
    Days MoWe
    Location Env & Nat Rsrcs Phas2, Rm N120
    Time 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
    Instructor Staff
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 308 / 518
    • +
    • Section: 001
    • Instructor:Staff
    • Days: MoWe
    • Location: Env & Nat Rsrcs Phas2, Rm N120
    • Time: 11:00 AM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 308 / 518

    RELI 370A – History of the Jews: Modern Jewish History
  • Cross Listed
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Individuals & Societies
  • Survey of major political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in the history of Diaspora Jewry: Modern Jewish history.

    Section 001
    Days
    Location Flex In-Person
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Unassigned
    Date Oct 13 - Dec 7
    Status Closed
    Enrollment 4 / 20
    • +
    • Section: 001
    • Instructor:Unassigned
    • Days:
    • Location: Flex In-Person
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Oct 13 - Dec 7
    • Status: Closed
    • Enrollment: 4 / 20
    Section 001
    Days Tu
    Location Modern Languages, Rm 504
    Time 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Instructor Staff
    Date Oct 13 - Dec 7
    Status Closed
    Enrollment 4 / 20
    • +
    • Section: 001
    • Instructor:Staff
    • Days: Tu
    • Location: Modern Languages, Rm 504
    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Dates: Oct 13 - Dec 7
    • Status: Closed
    • Enrollment: 4 / 20

    RELI 372B – History & Religion of Israel in Ancient Times: Ezra-Nehemiah to the Roman Empire
  • Cross Listed
  • Gen Ed Diversity Emphasis
  • Tier 2 Humanities
  • Survey of the history and religion of ancient Israel. Ezra-Nehemiah to the Roman Empire, with emphasis on the formation of rabbinic Judaism.

    Section 001
    Days
    Location Flex In-Person
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor J Edward Wright
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 12 / 35
    • Days:
    • Location: Flex In-Person
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 12 / 35
    Section 001
    Days TuTh
    Location Room To Be Announced
    Time 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
    Instructor J Edward Wright
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 12 / 35
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: Room To Be Announced
    • Time: 9:30 AM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 12 / 35
    Section 002
    Days
    Location Flex In-Person
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor J Edward Wright
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 12 / 35
    • Days:
    • Location: Flex In-Person
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 12 / 35
    Section 002
    Days TuTh
    Location Room To Be Announced
    Time 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
    Instructor J Edward Wright
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 12 / 35
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: Room To Be Announced
    • Time: 9:30 AM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 12 / 35

    RELI 389 – Middle Eastern Ethnic and Religious Minorities
  • Cross Listed
  • Writing Emphasis Course
  • Overview of ethnic and religious minorities in the contemporary Middle East, study of ethnic and religious diversity and its origin and manifestations in the modern Middle East. Examination of how the concept of religious and ethnic minority has emerged as a key factor in state policies towards minorities as well as the cultural, economic, political, religious, and educational lives of its people.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Sajedeh Hosseini
    Date Oct 13 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 18 / 30
    • +
    • Section: 101
    • Instructor:Sajedeh Hosseini
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Oct 13 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 18 / 30

    RELI 399 – Independent Study
    Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.

    Section 012
    Days
    Location
    Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Instructor Julian Kunnie
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 3
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 3

    RELI 399H – Honors Independent Study
  • Honors Course
  • Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.

    Section 017
    Days
    Location
    Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 10
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 10

    RELI 407 – Religion, Spirituality, and the Sacred in Native North America
  • Cross Listed
  • Writing Emphasis Course
  • This course critically explores the categories of "religion," "spirituality," and "the sacred" as they relate to American Indian communities, traditions, lifeways, histories, narratives, ceremony, and land. Focusing on both the plurality of indigenous lifeways and shared characteristics, some major topics that will be examined include the role of religion both in the colonization of Native people as well as in resistance to colonization, the importance of land/place/ecosystem and conceptions of sacred space, and issues of religious freedom and the fight for traditional land. Throughout we will analyze the efficacy of the terms "religion" and "spirituality" as well as engage with concerns regarding the academic study of Native American religions more broadly.

    Section 001
    Days TuTh
    Location M Pacheco ILC, Rm 133
    Time 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 17 / 22
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: M Pacheco ILC, Rm 133
    • Time: 3:30 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 17 / 22

    RELI 409 – The Reformation
  • Cross Listed
  • The Reformation in thought and action both from the perspective of its religious origins and of the political and social conditions. Analysis of its impact on sixteenth century Europe including the spread of Protestant reformation and its companion movement, counter-reformation.

    Section 101
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Marjorie Plummer
    Date Oct 13 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 9 / 30
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Oct 13 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 9 / 30
    Section 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Marjorie Plummer
    Date Oct 13 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 9 / 30
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Oct 13 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 9 / 30

    RELI 444 – Islamic Mysticism
  • Cross Listed
  • Origin and development of Sufism and its impact on Muslim and non-Muslim worlds.

    Section 001
    Days MoWe
    Location Modern Languages, Rm 204
    Time 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
    Instructor Austin O'Malley
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 7 / 20
    • +
    • Section: 001
    • Instructor:Austin O'Malley
    • Days: MoWe
    • Location: Modern Languages, Rm 204
    • Time: 3:30 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 7 / 20

    RELI 445 – Women in Islamic History
  • Cross Listed
  • Examination of the roles women have played throughout Islamic history and of the changing discourse in the Islamic community about women and their roles.

    Section 001
    Days TuTh
    Location C E Chavez Bldg, Rm 406A
    Time 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
    Instructor Linda Darling
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 6 / 25
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: C E Chavez Bldg, Rm 406A
    • Time: 11:00 AM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 6 / 25

    RELI 491 – Preceptorship
    Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of instruction and practice in actual service in a department, program, or discipline. Requires faculty member approval, preceptor application on file with department.

    Section 014
    Days
    Location
    Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Instructor Unassigned
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 5
    • +
    • Section: 014
    • Instructor:Unassigned
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 5

    RELI 498 – Senior Capstone
    A culminating experience for majors involving a substantive project that demonstrates a synthesis of learning accumulated in the major, including broadly comprehensive knowledge of the discipline and its methodologies. Senior standing required.

    Section 010
    Days
    Location
    Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Instructor Unassigned
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 5
    • +
    • Section: 010
    • Instructor:Unassigned
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 5
    Section 014
    Days
    Location
    Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Instructor Alexander Nava
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 5
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 5

    RELI 498H – Honors Thesis
  • Honors Course
  • Writing Emphasis Course
  • An honors thesis is required of all the students graduating with honors. Students ordinarily sign up for this course as a two-semester sequence. The first semester the student performs research under the supervision of a faculty member; the second semester the student writes an honors thesis.

    Section 014
    Days
    Location
    Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Instructor Alexander Nava
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 5
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 5
    Section 017
    Days
    Location
    Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Instructor Konden Smith Hansen
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 3
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 3

    RELI 499 – Independent Study
    Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.

    Section 016
    Days
    Location
    Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Instructor Unassigned
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 5
    • +
    • Section: 016
    • Instructor:Unassigned
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 5
    Section 017
    Days
    Location
    Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 20
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 20

    RELI 499H – Honors Independent Study
  • Honors Course
  • Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.

    Section 017
    Days
    Location
    Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Instructor Unassigned
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 10
    • +
    • Section: 017
    • Instructor:Unassigned
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 10

    RELI 507 – Religion, Spirituality, and the Sacred in Native North America
  • Cross Listed
  • This course critically explores the categories of "religion," "spirituality," and "the sacred" as they relate to American Indian communities, traditions, lifeways, histories, narratives, ceremony, and land. Focusing on both the plurality of indigenous lifeways and shared characteristics, some major topics that will be examined include the role of religion both in the colonization of Native people as well as in resistance to colonization, the importance of land/place/ecosystem and conceptions of sacred space, and issues of religious freedom and the fight for traditional land. Throughout we will analyze the efficacy of the terms "religion" and "spirituality" as well as engage with concerns regarding the academic study of Native American religions more broadly.

    Section 001
    Days TuTh
    Location M Pacheco ILC, Rm 133
    Time 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 17 / 22
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: M Pacheco ILC, Rm 133
    • Time: 3:30 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 17 / 22

    RELI 544 – Islamic Mysticism
  • Cross Listed
  • Origin and development of Sufism and its impact on Muslim and non-Muslim worlds.

    Section 001
    Days MoWe
    Location Modern Languages, Rm 204
    Time 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
    Instructor Austin O'Malley
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 7 / 20
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    • Section: 001
    • Instructor:Austin O'Malley
    • Days: MoWe
    • Location: Modern Languages, Rm 204
    • Time: 3:30 PM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 7 / 20

    RELI 599 – Independent Study
    Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.

    Section 010
    Days
    Location
    Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Instructor Caleb Simmons
    Date Aug 22 - Dec 7
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 1
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Aug 22 - Dec 7
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 1