The Department of Religious Studies expresses solidarity for the victims and survivors of the Congregation Tree of Life shooting in Squirrel Hill, Pennsylvania.
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!
Alumna Hannah Scheidt has been accepted into the "American Examples" (AE) young scholars working group program at the University of Alabama.
Congratulations, Dr. Myev Rees!
Myev Rees successfully defended her dissertation entitled “Martyr Mothers, Angel Babies: Conservative Christian Pronatalism in the Media Age."
Congratulations, Dr. Sarah Wolf!
Sarah Wolf successfully defended her dissertation entitled “The Rabbinic Legal Imagination: Narrativity and Scholasticism in the Babylonian Talmud.”
Congratulations, Dr. Hannah Tebbetts!
Hannah Tebbetts successfully defended her dissertation entitled “Practicing Atheism: Culture, Media, and Ritual in the Contemporary Atheist Network.”
Religious Studies Professor Barry Wimpfheimer interviewed about his new book, The Talmud: A Biography" on the New Books Network podcast
Aaron Moldenhauer, a doctoral candidate in Religious Studies, has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Theology at Concordia University in Wisconsin!
Religious Studies Major, Matthew Griffin, has been selected to present his research at the Undergraduate Research and Arts Exposition (EXPO 2018!) on May 30th.