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Department Newsletter "Religion Matters 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 Department Newsletter "Religion Matters 2016" Read more >>

"Religion and The Other" graduate conference March 18-19, 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. "Religion and The Other" graduate conference March 18-19, 2016 Read more >>

32nd Annual Witherspoon Lecture on February 29th

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

Religion Matters: A Documentary Film Series

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 Boston University demonstrated in Religious... Religion Matters: A Documentary Film Series Read more >>