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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



The Diaspora Within: Mizrahi Jews from Minneapolis to Jerusalem

Claris Harbon, Al Akhawayn University
Apr 15, 2021 at -

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



Religious Studies Colloquium: Joseph Blankholm, "Is There a Secular Tradition? How Religious Studies Can Help Us Understand Secular People”

Joseph Blankholm, University of California-Santa Barbara
Apr 15, 2021 at -

Dr. Joseph Blankholm (University of California, Santa Barbara) will join us to speak on his work in progress, "Is There a Secular Tradition? How Religious Studies Can Help Us Understand Secular People”



"Demonology and Popular Piety in Second Temple Judaism and Beyond"

Annette Yoshiko Reed, New York University
Apr 15, 2021 at -

A talk in the Philadelphia Seminar on Christian Origins "Popular Piety" Series.