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With particular strengths in the study of Christianity, Judaism, American religions, Islam, secularism, Buddhism, and other Asian religions, the Department of Religious Studies emphasizes descriptive, historical, and theoretical approaches to the study of religion.

Upcoming Events



Race, Class and Privilege: How Latino Jews Navigate Life in the United States

Laura Limonic, College of Old Westbury at the State University of New York
Mar 18, 2021 at -

A talk in the "Jews, Race, and Religion" lecture series.



Book Launch: Hsiao-wen Cheng, "Divine, Demonic, and Disordered"

Hsiao-wen Cheng (Penn), with Lori Meeks (USC) Responding
Mar 18, 2021 at -

Hsiao-wen Cheng (Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Penn) will talk about her brand-new book 



“We are the Ethiopian Hebrews, Brothers to the Fair White Jew”: Race, Religion, and Jewish Identity in Harlem

Judith Weisenfeld, Princeton University
Mar 25, 2021 at -

A talk in the "Jews, Race, and Religion" lecture series.