Are you a PhD student thinking about life outside of academia? Do you want to explore alternative career ideas?
On Saturday, May 7th, The University of Pennsylvania's Department of Religious Studies presents, "Alternative Careers for PhDs in the Humanities & Social Sciences" from 3:00-5:30PM in the Cohen Hall Terrace room.
This 3 paneled presentation will include two PhDs who have chosen a non-teaching career path in areas of curatorship, foundations, and consulting & writing:
Curatorship: Dr. Catharine Allgor (The Huntington) & Dr. Beth Citron (The Rubin Museum)
Foundations: Dr. Nadina Gardner (The National Endowment for the Humanities) & Dr. John Paul Christy (The American Council of Learned Societies)
Consulting & Writing: Dr. Jason Wilson (The Guardian) & Dr. David Engel (Wells Fargo Advisors)
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org Questions: 215-898-7453
“...it might well be said that one’s education is not complete without
a study of comparative religion or the history of religion.”
United States Supreme Court Justices Clark and Goldberg
in Abingdon v. Schempp
The Department of Religious Studies at the University of Pennsylvania offers a wide range of courses,
undergraduate Majors and Minors, and a renowned PhD program.
strengths in the study of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, and the
African-American religious experience, it emphasizes historical and critical approaches, as well as interdisciplinary exploration
within and beyond Religious Studies.
Is religion inescapably violent? This course will explore the links
between religion and violence through the examination of several case
studies. In these case studies, we will ask how religious commitment and
doctrine may inspire violence and what such violence may tell us about