05/08/2017
Religion department bestows annual student awards
award-forshey.jpgAt a ceremony on May 3, the Department of Comparative Religion honored selected undergraduates for their academics or service.
04/04/2017
Lost in translation: author Safia Elhillo addresses the refugee experience
On March 16, successful Sudanese American author and poet Safia Elhillo shared her insights and experiences as the first speaker in the Department of Global & Intercultural Studies' Spring 2017 lecture series, Refuge/Refugees
03/08/2017
Refuge/Refugee Lecture Series highlights the plight of some of the world's most vulnerable people
This spring semester the Department of Global and Intercultural Studies (GIC) is hosting a series of lectures, Refuge/Refugee, to call attention to the world's refugee crisis, overwhelmingly Syrian, which in 2016 became the largest since World War II
02/28/2017
Dr. French selected to deliver a TEDx talk
french-75x75.jpgTo be held on March 4, his talk will discuss empathy as a tool for addressing bigotry, racism, and xenophobia.
02/20/2017
Visiting professors to discuss religion in Russian politics
A roundtable will be held on Mar. 9, "Russian Orthodoxy 1917/2017." On Mar. 10, Vera Shevzov will speak on "The Bolshevik Revolution and the Art of Spiritual Warfare."
02/15/2017
Haim Rechnitzer is coming to do a poetry reading
rechnitzer.jpgA rabbi, a poet, and a professor walked into a bar--and they were all the same person. Dr. Rechnitzer will read his poetry on March 1 in Shriver Center.
02/14/2017
Miami students invited to contribute to "Media, Ethics, and Religion" conference
This undergraduate conference will be held at Christopher Newport University, in Virginia. Paper proposals are due March 18.
02/14/2017
Faculty and students meet to discuss implications of the federal government's immigration ban
The Departments of Political Science, Comparative Religion, and Global and Intercultural Studies recently hosted a special "pop-up" lecture in which students and professors came together to discuss President Trump's recent immigration ban on seven Muslim-majority countries
02/13/2017
REL 101 students create art to memorialize the dead
Their work will be displayed in Munich as part of an exhibit by artist Ute Frank.