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Religious Studies Spring 2019 Conference

Graduate and Undergraduate Religious Studies Conference
   March 15, 2019

We are pleased to announce that UNC Charlotte's Religious Studies Department is hosting a conference for graduate and undergraduate students in the Spring of 2019! Sponsored by the Religious Studies Graduate Organization, this conference will be held from March 15 - 16, 2019. Please see flyer attached for further details! 

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Family and Children in the Archaeology of the Hebrew Bible

Rona Lewis to talk on Family and Children in the Archaeology of the Hebrew Bible
   November 13, 2018

When:  Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
Time:  2:00 - 3:15pm
Where: College of Education, Room 010.
 

 

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Prea Persaud to Participate in American Examples

   October 31, 2018

Congratulations, Prea! We look forward to seeing what content you produce! 

Prea Persaud, lecturer in Hinduism, has been selected to participate in the American Examples working group which seeks to "develop research on religion in America that is portable, cross-cultural, comparative, and theoretically driven."  In the Spring 2019 workshop, participants will...

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Kathryn Johnson Interviewed on WFAE about Khashoggi case

Kathryn Johnson Interviewed on WFAE about Khashoggi case
   October 25, 2018

From WFAE site:  "Journalist Jamal Khashoggi was openly critical of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.  Earlier this month he may have paid the price for that when he was allegedly murdered in the Saudi consulate in Turkey. The explanations offered by Saudi Arabia for what happened continuously changed  to the point where President Trump called it 'the worst cover-up...

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Spring 2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Courses

Spring 2019 Courses Available
   October 25, 2018

Click the following links for further information about Spring 2019 courses!

Spring 2019 Undergraduate Course Listings

Spring 2019 Graduate Course Listings

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Sean McCloud Talk at Appalachian State!

   September 11, 2018

Join Dr. Sean McCloud September 24, 2018 at Appalachian State for his discussion on material demonology! For further questions about his talk, please contact Dr. Sean McCloud at spmcclou@uncc.edu....

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Jack Downey Talk!

   September 11, 2018

Please join the UNC Charlotte Religious Studies Department in welcoming Dr. Jack Downey for his discussion, Dying They Live: Self-Immolation, Martyrdom, and Communicating Suffering, at UNC Charlotte on October 1, 2018 from 2:30 - 3:45 pm. For further questions, please contact Dr. Joanne Maguire at jmrobin2@uncc.edu.

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New Religious Studies Website

New Website!
   August 1, 2018

The Department of Religious Studies has a new, improved, and more accessible website! Please feel free to browse each page and offer any suggestions and/or advice YOU have for the department to continue expanding and developing its website! If you have any questions regarding any content, please contact Dr. Joanne Robinson or Celia Sinclair.  

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Dr. Sean McCloud 'Charlotte Talks'

   July 27, 2018

Check out the following link for Dr. Sean McCloud's conversation with 'Charlotte Talks' about Charlotte's religious landscape! 

http://wfae.org/post/charlotte-talks-our-changing-religious-landscape#stream/0

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Death of Dan White, Guru to generations of UNCC students

   June 18, 2018

We are very saddened by the passing of our colleague Dan White, who died suddenly just following his retirement after 47 years of teaching at UNCC. He will be sorely missed by so many. You can read his obituary here:  ...

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