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Religion and the Global Future - New Spring 2019 Course

Spring Semester 2019
Religious Studies 137

Religion and the Global Future
Instructors: Steven Weitzman and Marie Harf

A new and one time only course, it will explore what role religion is playing in shaping the future of the globe. 

The course is accompanied by a guest lecture series open to the university community.

Timothy Powell: In Memory

It is with profound sadness that the Department of Religious Studies announces the passing away of our wonderful colleague, Dr. Timothy Burgess Powell, on November 1, 2018.

Unstable Archives: A Workshop on Gender and Digital Humanities in South Asia


Speakers:
- Jamal Elias, Walter H. Annenberg Professor in the Humanities
  University of Pennsylvania
- Sneha Krishnan, Associate Professor of Geography
  University of Oxford
- Durba Mitra, Assistant Professor of Women, Gender and Sexuality
  Harvard University
-
Megan Robb, Julie and Martin Franklin Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
  University of Pennsylvania
- Anna Lise Seastrand, Assistant Professor of Art History
  University of Minnesota- Twin Cities
-
Layli Uddin, Project Curator Tow Centuries of Indian Print
  British Library

Please join us for a day of discussion on how digital humanities and feminist approaches both destabilize the archive and offer new opportunities to reshape the archive as a mode of translation and mediation.

Event Date: 
09/08/2018 - 9:30am - 5:00pm
Event Location: 

Class of 1978 Pavillion
Kislak Center
Van Pelt Library, 6th Floor

MAKE YOUR COURSES COUNT!

FALL 2018 RELIGIOUS STUDIES SECTORED COURSES
(& THEIR CROSSLIST PARTNERS)

 

Race, Rights, Religion Conference

Event Date: 
04/20/2018 - 9:00am - 04/21/2018 - 1:00pm
Event Location: 

Perry World House - Global Policy Lab

3803 Locust Walk

SACRED STUFF: Religious Bodies, Places, and Things

New Course with Donovan Schaefer this fall!

 

 

Digital Humanities from an Indigenous Perspective

This week the department of Religious Studies congratulates Dr. Timothy Powell, director of EPIC (Educational Partnerships with Indigenous Communities).  Dr. Powell has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Humanities Level II Digital Humanities Advancement grant entitled “Digital Humanities from an Indigenous Perspective: Strengthening Partnerships between Indigenous Communities, Humanities Scholars, Museums, and Archives.” 

Justin McDaniel - "Classroom Trailblazer"

RELS356301 Living Deliberately: Monks, Saints and the Contemplative Life