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.
04/01/2016
Dr. Duffy lectures for the Institute for Learning in Retirement
John-Charles Duffy, a lecturer in the Department of Comparative Religion, will deliver a talk on April 25 to celebrate the ILR's 20th anniversary. His talk is titled, "Obergefell and Its Fallout: What Does the Supreme Court's Same-Sex Marriage Decision Mean for Religious Freedom?"
03/11/2016
Dr. Wilson is appointed an Altman Scholar for 2016-2017
Together with half a dozen other Miami faculty, professor Liz Wilson has been selected by the Humanities Center to be an Altman Scholar for 2016-2017, working on the theme "Medicine and the Humanities."
03/11/2016
John Corrigan to deliver 2016 Wickenden lecture
john-corrigan.jpgJohn Corrigan of Florida State University--and a Miami alum--will deliver this year's endowed Wickenden memorial lecture. His talk is titled, "Why Christians in America Today Feel Empty And Why They Like It That Way."
03/04/2016
Dr. Kenworthy garners "most-read article" ranking
Associate professor Scott Kenworthy guest-edited a special issue of a Slavonic studies journal. His introduction to the issue now ranks as the journal's most-read article.
03/04/2016
Paula Kane to deliver 2016 Puff lecture
paula-kane.jpgDr. Paula Kane, of the University of Pittsburgh, will give this year's endowed Puff memorial lecture. Her subject: The mysterious sufferings of an early 20th-century American Catholic mystic.