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Department Newsletter "Religion Matters 2016"

June 1, 2016

Thanks again to Haley Twist, Editor-in-Chief (as well as to writers Casey Aldridge, Julie Bruce, Chelsea Carskaddon, Jacob Groves, Julie Hawks, Zannah Kimbrel, and Josh Williams) for producing our second annual department newsletter. 

2016 Religion Matters Newsletter


"Religion and The Other" graduate conference March 18-19, 2016

March 14, 2016

Join us on Friday, March 18, for an address by Joe Winters (now of Duke University but formerly of UNC Charlotte) on "Black Bodies that Matter:  Race, Religion, and the Monstrous Other," at 6:00 pm in Student Union 340AB.  Events run all day on Saturday.  See link in banner above for details.


Major Casey Aldridge featured in Museum of the New South's "Ask an Activist"

February 19, 2016

http://www.museumofthenewsouth.org/media-center/blog/ask-an-activist-casey-aldridge


32nd Annual Witherspoon Lecture on February 29th

February 19, 2016

https://exchange.uncc.edu/witherspoon-lecture-biological-gods-science-fiction-and-some-emergent-mythologies/


Kathryn Johnson to speak on "The Rise of Isis" in Great Decisions Lecture Series

February 3, 2016

Support UNC Charlotte faculty at presentations and discussions of topics selected by the Foreign Policy Association during the 2016 Great Decisions Lecture Series. For registration and...


Religion Matters: A Documentary Film Series

February 3, 2016

Religion Matters:  A Documentary Film Series

Recent events in the world and on the campus of UNC Charlotte encourage us to be more deliberate and open in our discussions about religion and religious difference.  As a 2010 Pew Forum study showed, Americans know very little about religions other than their own.  Stephen Prothero, scholar of religion at...