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Congratulations to Benjamin Riccardi, who has successfully defended his dissertation "The Weekday Amidah as a Performative Anti-Theodicy."

May 8, 2019

Congratulations to Courtney Rabada, who has accepted a Graduate Assistantship position in the Gender & Sexuality Studies Program for the 2019-20 school year!

May 3, 2019
She will be teaching a course in the Fall titled, “Powerful & Dangerous: The Life, Times and Theory on Audre Lorde.”

Congratulations to Stephanie Brenzel, who has successfully defended her dissertation "As Strong as Death: Franz Rosenzweig’s Philosophy of Love in 'The Star of Redemption'"

May 3, 2019

Ecopiety and Other Adventures: A graduate-faculty colloquium with Professor Sarah Taylor

April 25, 2019

Join the Religious Studies Department for a discussion of Professor Taylor's latest book, "Ecopiety: Green Media and the Dilemma of Environmental Virtue." 

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 | Kresge 1515

Congratulations to Matthew Smith, who has won the 2019-2020 Louisville Institution Dissertation Fellowship!

April 25, 2019

Congratulations to Stephanie Brenzel, who has accepted a position as the Igor Kaplan Post-Doctoral Fellow in Christian-Jewish Relations at the Toronto School of Theology in Toronto, Canada.

April 12, 2019

Congratulations to Joel Harrison (Ph.D. '19), who has successfully defended his dissertation Between Normativity and History: Ernst Troeltsch's Mystic Type and the Creative Possibility of Values.

April 12, 2019

Congratulations to Miranda Smith who has been elected as a Fulbright scholar for 2019-20.

April 3, 2019
Miranda's research project will focus on how Tibetan laywomen use evocative literary forms to discuss religion and evoke religious affect. Through research in Qinghai, China from 2019-2020, she will also examine how Tibetan poet Wo Jik Jil, and the Tibetan women poets in the region, elicit religious emotion through creative adaptation of a variety of poetic and song traditions. 
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