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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.  

Dr. Joanne Robinson (...

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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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Julia Robinson Discusses History Behind Charleston Shootings on WCCB Morning Show

   December 5, 2017

http://www.wccbcharlotte.com/news/top-stories/Dr-Julia-Robinson-Offers-P...

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Mt. Zion Dig in the News

   December 5, 2017

The online edition of the Haaretz Newspaper in Israel has an article about the Mt. Zion Dig (Archaeologists Uncover Life of Luxury in 2,000-year-old Priestly Quarters of Jerusalem) with quotes from Prof. James Tabor and Prof. Shimon Gibson who are leading the excavation. 

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Bible Nation: The United States of Hobby Lobby

   December 5, 2017

Please join us for a talk at 12:30 on Monday, October 23, in Storrs 290.  Candida Moss will be speaking about her recent book. 

Candida R. Moss is Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity in the Department of Theology at the University of Notre Dame.

Born in London, England, Dr. Moss graduated from Worcester College, Oxford part of...

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Janna Shedd Awarded the College's Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Part-Time Faculty Member

   December 5, 2017

 

Shedd is a part-time lecturer in the Religious Studies Department of the University of North Carolina Charlotte, where she has taught since 2009. Janna completed her master’s degree at UNC Charlotte and her bachelor’s degree at UNC Asheville. Her research interests are South and East Asian religions, the effects of globalization on religion and culture, and multicultural education....

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Will Sherman awarded Pirzada Prize

   October 19, 2017

Will Sherman, Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies, has been awarded the Pirzada Prize by the Institute for South Asia Studies at UC Berkeley.  The award is for his outstanding dissertation, "Mountains and Messiahs: The Roshaniyya, Revelation, and Afghan Becoming."  Congratulations, Dr. Sherman!

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