RELS in the News

"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...


32nd Annual Loy H. Witherspoon Lecture in Religious Studies to feature Jeffrey Kripal on "Biological Gods: Science (Fiction) and Some Emergent Mythologies"

January 5, 2016

Jeffrey J. Kripal, PhD, who holds the J. Newton Rayzor Chair in Philosophy and Religious Thought at Rice University, will deliver UNC Charlotte’s 32nd Annual Loy P. Witherspoon Lecture on Biological Gods: Science (Fiction) and Some Emergent Mythologies on Monday, February 29, 2016.

The lecture, followed by a reception, will begin at 7:00 p.m. Monday, Feb 29, in...