Can you dig it? Anthropology students visit Israel to practice archaeology techniques
For 4 weeks this summer, Megan Ashbrook, Sarah Kammer, Caroline Sausser, and Rachel Strohl got to experience first-hand what it is like to be an archaeologist. Miami sent the 3 undergraduate anthropology majors and one classics major to Akko, Israel, where they participated in the Tel Akko Archaeological Field School
Students practice empathy and ethnography in visit to controversial church
Five Miami undergrads helped Dr. Hillel Gray conduct research interviews with members of the Westboro Baptist Church.
Religion dept. pushes for 30 donors for MIM 2017
moveinmiami.jpgThe department will match #MoveInMiami donations 2-to-1 up to $1000.
Faculty accomplishments, 2016-2017
A look back at what faculty from the Department of Comparative Religion accomplished during the 2016-2017 school year.
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.
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
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
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.
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."