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UNC Charlotte 4th Annual Religious Studies Graduate Conference

Sensory Cultures of Religion
   February 10, 2020
The  4th annual graduate student conference of the Department of Religious Studies at UNC Charlotte will be held on March 14th, 2020. The theme this year is Sensory Cultures of Religion. Through art, food, sacred objects, or ritual practice, religions often embrace a visceral experience that can engage several senses simultaneously. These types of...

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Keynote Speaker Dr. Donovan Schaefer

Graduate Student Conference: Sensory Cultures of Religion
   February 10, 2020
Dr. Donovan Schaefer will be the keynote speaker at the  4th annual graduate student conference of the Department of Religious Studies at UNC Charlotte, and will be held on March 14th, 2020. The theme this year is Sensory Cultures of Religion.  Dr. Schaefer's talk is titled, Feeling Faithless: Taking the Affective Turn in Secularism Studies. As he explains...

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Witherspoon Lecture Feb 18, 2020

Dr. Mark Jordan, "The Very Idea of Queer Religion"
   November 19, 2019
Dr. Mark Jordan, "The Very Idea of Queer Religion" “Queer religion” is a phrase with too many meanings—perhaps because each of its terms is a riddle. When they are put together, they often mean the beliefs or ceremonies of people who count themselves queer in one way or another. The phrase then covers a wide range from theological debates within organized religions to studies of impromptu...

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Summer 2020 Schedule Available!

Religious Studies Summer 2020 Schedule
   November 15, 2019

Check out the Religious Studies 2020 summer schedule of classes for Full Summer, Summer Session 1, & Summer Session 2!

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Spring 2020 Schedule Available

Spring 2020 Schedule Available!
   November 6, 2019

Both the Spring 2020 Undergraduate Schedule and the Spring 2020 Graduate Schedules are Available!  Register for Spring now!

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Mathew Argonauta Wins Best Undergraduate Paper

North Carolina Religious Studies Association Annual Meeting
   October 7, 2019

Matthew Argonauta, graduate student in the Department of Religious Studies at UNC Charlotte, was awarded "Best Undergraduate Paper" at the North Carolina Religious Studies Association's Annual Meeting in Chapel Hill on October 5, 2019.  Matthew's paper was entitled Fierceness on the Margins: The Dakshineswar Kali. 

Congratulations to Matthew!

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Tate Lecturer Monday, October 21, 2019

Dr. Eva Mroczek: Out of the Cave: Manuscript Discovery and New Biblical Pasts
   September 24, 2019
Out of the Cave: Manuscript Discovery and New Biblical Pasts
 
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Mount Zion Dig Announces New Discovery

"Archaeologists confirm contested tale of the Crusades, 920 years after battle"
   July 15, 2019

Dr. James Tabor, UNC Charlotte religious studies professor and Dr. Shimon Gibson, UNC Charlotte history professor (pictured here), both co-directors of the ...

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Dr. Julia Robinson Moore is Respondent to Keynote of the Reverend Canon Nontombi Naomi Tutu

Dr. Julia Robinson Moore speaks at 12th annual Peace and Theology Conference
   July 11, 2019

Dr. Julia Robinson Moore recently had the pleasure of being respondent to the keynote address of the Reverend Canon Nontombi Naomi Tutu at the 12th Annual Peace and Theology Conference, "...

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FALL CATALOG AVAILABLE NOW!

FALL CATALOG AVAILABLE NOW!
   March 18, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

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