Guest speaker Ethan Katz on Muslim-Jewish encounters in France
ethan-katz.jpgDr. Katz, assistant professor of history at the University of Cincinnati, will offer perspective on the recent Paris attacks and on the rise of antisemitism, Islamophobia, and radical Islam in France.
REL students invited to submit to "The Femellectual"
fem-poster-final.jpgThe multimedia feminist publication produced by the Miami University Women's Center is calling for submissions. Deadline: March 15.
"Miami Student" reports on Oman/UAE trip
The study abroad trip to Oman and UAE led by assistant professor Nathan French during Winter Term 2016 was featured in the January 26 issue of "The Miami Student."
Applications open for Altman Undergraduate Fellows
Students interested in medicine and religion should consider applying to be a 2016-2017 Altman Undergraduate Fellow.
Upcoming talk on Kalmyk Buddhism
Postdoctoral fellow Ted Holland will speak about religious revival among the Kalmyks of Russia, the only majority-Buddhist ethnic group in Europe.
Dr. Johnson on the legacy of Dr. King
Assistant professor Rory Johnson reflects on Martin Luther King's legacy of nonviolence at the blog "Sightings."
Dr. Wilson becomes Scripps Research Fellow
scripps.jpgProfessor Liz Wilson has been appointed a Research Fellow of the Scripps Gerontology Center, in recognition of her work on religion and aging.
Dr. French to become ITS affiliate
Demonstrating the interdisciplinary nature of the religion major, assistant professor Nathan French--a specialist in jihadist movements--is now formally affiliated with Miami's international studies program.
Department faculty present their research at annual meetings
aar-sbl.jpgFaculty from Miami's Department of Comparative Religion made the annual "pilgrimage" to their professional societies' conferences, where they presented papers to colleagues.