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
Venerable Rath Muni Buddhist Monk, Wat Preah Rangsey Philadeliphia, PA A. Robert Jaeger President, Partners for Sacred Places Philadelphia, PA
Sophia Rabliauskas Indigenous Cultural Sovereignty Activist Manitoba, Canada Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf Founder and President of Cordoba House New York, New York
Join Penn’s Religious Studies department for a public discussion with leading religious leaders, historic preservationists, and activists for sacred spaces concerning relevant and contemporary issues facing struggles and triumphs of immigration, religion and sacred spaces.
04/20/2017 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Kislak CenterClass of 1978 Pavillion Room6th Floor, Van Pelt Library3420 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104
The Penn Journal of Religious Studies, a graduate
and undergraduate journal, is currently looking for individuals who are
interested in serving as editors. We feel that members of the Religious
Studies Department may be interested in this opportunity. The deadline
to apply is September 20th.
The Department of Religious Studies will be hosting an undergraduate
society for the 2016-17 school year. The Penn Religious Studies Society
is a newly-established organization designed to connect majors and
minors of the undergraduate division and foster a community of members who
share special interest in the field.
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