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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?"
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."
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."