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Kent Brintnall receives Grant from Wabash Center for Teaching & Learning

"Shaping Teaching and Learning in Stand-Alone M.A. Programs in Religious Studies"
   April 3, 2020
Dr. Brintnall, who will take over as Director of Graduate Studies beginning in fall 2020, has received a grant from the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Learning that will fund a gathering of directors of stand-alone M.A. programs in Religious Studies so that they can learn from each other about the unique...

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Religious Studies Fall 2020 Class Schedule

Check out the 2020 fall class schedule for Religious Studies!
   April 2, 2020

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Alex Kaloyanides' book is recipient of Claremont Prize for the Study of Religion!

Her monograph, "Objects of Conversion, Relics of Transition," to be published by Columbia Univ Press
   April 2, 2020

Congratulations to Alexandra Kaloyanides, whose monograph, Objects of Conversion, Relics of Resistance, received the Claremont Prize for the Study of Religion from the Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life at Columbia, and is now contracted with Columbia University Press.

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Dan White's India

Photography Exhibit from J. Daniel White's collection
   March 10, 2020

The health and safety of students, faculty, staff and community friends remains UNC Charlotte’s top priority. The University has been monitoring the rapidly evolving situation around coronavirus (COVID-19) and has been working in close collaboration with local and state resources.

After careful thought and consideration, UNC Charlotte has decided to cancel Dan...

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David Flaherty awarded Critical Language Scholarship

Religious Studies graduate student awarded CLS scholarship
   March 2, 2020

It is with great pleasure to announce that David Flaherty, a Master’s student in the Department of Religious Studies at UNC Charlotte, has been accepted for both the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) and American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) 2020 summer language programs. He will attend the CLS program this summer to continue his Hindi studies. Following the summer program, he will...

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UNC Charlotte 4th Annual Religious Studies Graduate Conference

Sensory Cultures of Religion
   February 10, 2020
The health and safety of students, faculty, staff and community friends remains UNC Charlotte’s top priority. The University has been monitoring the rapidly evolving situation around coronavirus (COVID-19) and has been working in close collaboration with local and state resources.

After careful thought and consideration, UNC Charlotte has...

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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 UPDATED! 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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