10/06/2016
Miami to host conference on Eastern Christianity
eastern-christianity.jpgProfessor Scott Kenworthy is organizing a conference of the Association for the Study of Eastern Christian History and Culture, to be held at Miami in March 2017.
10/06/2016
Dr. Wilson presents new research on gender, pilgrimage, and ritual suicide
pilgrim-ayyappan.jpgProfessor Liz Wilson examines anxieties about masculinity among male pilgrims to a Hindu shrine, as well as legal controversies over a Jain practice of fasting to death.
10/04/2016
Miami's Constitution Day Conference brings in nationally recognized scholars to provide modern context to the U.S. Constitution
On September 22, the Miami University Janus Forum, in partnership with the Jack Miller Center, presented the Constitution Day Conference in Armstrong Student Center
09/16/2016
Janus Forum celebrates Constitution Day with roundtable discussions and special guests
On Thursday, September 22, Miami's Janus Forum will partner with the Jack Miller Center to present its first Constitution Day Conference, a day-long event involving moderated, roundtable discussions focusing on both historical and modern interpretations of the U.S. Constitution
08/19/2016
Department raises funds during MoveInMiami
moveinmiami2016-sm.jpgHelp the Department of Comparative Religion raise funds for student scholarships. We're aiming for 25 donors by August 25. The department will match funds 2 to 1.
05/07/2016
Students receive departmental honors
awards-2016-135x135.jpgThe Department of Comparative Religion honored the recipients of four student excellence awards, as well as the department's graduating honor society inductees.
05/06/2016
Dean's Scholar Sarah Manning presents her research
manning-sarah-135x135.jpgA double major in religion and international studies, Manning argues that the U.S. needs a national security strategy which includes the perspectives of experts in religion.
04/29/2016
Dr. French speaks on panel about Syrian refugee crisis
Assistant professor addressed the question, "Syrian Refugee Crisis: Open Arms or Closed Doors?" as part of a panel organized by the Alexander Hamilton Society.
04/15/2016
Dr. Kenworthy chosen to give annual Alexis Toth lecture
Associate professor Scott Kenworthy will travel to Minneapolis in early May to deliver an annual lecture named for a prominent Orthodox Christian leader of the early 20th century, about whom Dr. Kenworthy is writing a biography.