December 12, 2018
November 12, 2018
November 7, 2018
November 5, 2018
The Department of Religious Studies expresses solidarity for the victims and survivors of the Congregation Tree of Life shooting in Squirrel Hill, Pennsylvania.
October 29, 2018
Hatred of people of a different religion has an unfortunately long history. At this terrible time, our department stands ready to serve as a resource for those who would like help thinking about this aspect of religious difference and history.
Congratulations, Dr. William Caldwell!
October 26, 2018
William Caldwell successfully defended his dissertation, The Fugitive Islamicate: African Muslims and Black Radicalism across the Atlantic (1492-1925).
October 18, 2018
September 11, 2018 – from Chicago Tribune
Congratulations to Dr. Myev Rees (Ph.D. '18), who successfully defended her dissertation entitled “Martyr Mothers, Angel Babies: Conservative Christian Pronatalism in the Media Age."
August 6, 2018
Congratulations to Dr. Sarah Wolf (Ph.D. '18), who has successfully defended her dissertation entitled “The Rabbinic Legal Imagination: Narrativity and Scholasticism in the Babylonian Talmud.”
June 28, 2018
Congratulations to Dr. Hannah Tebbetts (Ph.D. '18), who successfully defended her dissertation entitled “Practicing Atheism: Culture, Media, and Ritual in the Contemporary Atheist Network.”
June 27, 2018
June 12, 2018
Aaron Moldenhauer, a doctoral candidate in Religious Studies, has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Theology at Concordia University in Wisconsin!
June 11, 2018
Congratulations to Aaron Moldenhauer, who has accepted a position at Concordia University Wisconsin
. Kudos to him and his advisor, Christine Helmer. Best of luck in Wisconsin, Aaron!
June 6, 2018
Religious Studies Major, Matthew Griffin, has been selected to present his research at the Undergraduate Research and Arts Exposition (EXPO 2018!) on May 30th.
April 27, 2018
Congratulations to Adina Goldman, Religious Studies Major, who has been awarded an Ertegun scholarship at University of Oxford to pursue a master in Medieval Studies!
April 26, 2018
April 25, 2018
April 24, 2018
Congratulations to James Hill! He has been selected as a Social Science Research Council Dissertation Proposal Development Program Participant for 2018-2019.
April 24, 2018
April 12, 2018
Congratulations to Marlon Millner on his Latest OpEd Piece
April 11, 2018
Congratulations to Marlon Millner, a doctoral candidate in Religious Studies, who had an OpEd piece published in the daily newspaper in Memphis, TN about a large Pentecostal Christian denomination and its connection to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Myev Rees, a doctoral candidate in Religious Studies, has accepted a position as a visiting assistant professor at Skidmore College!
April 9, 2018
Congratulations to Myev Rees, who has accepted a visiting assistant professor position for this fall at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York. Best of Luck to Myev!
April 3, 2018
March 6, 2018
February 21, 2018
February 21, 2018
Sarah Wolf, a doctoral candidate in Religious Studies, has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Rabbinic Literature at The Jewish Theological Seminary of America (JTS)
February 14, 2018
February 14, 2018 – from the Center for the Study of Religion & American Culture Back to top