Controversy and Debate in Islam with Chiara Formichi: Course HighlightChiara Formichi, Assistant Professor in Asian Studies at the College of Arts & Sciences, will teach "Controversy and Debate in Islam" (RELST 2247) in Spring 2018 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:10-11:25am. The class is cross-listed with the Departments of Asian Studies and Near Eastern Studies.
Faculty train to use new technologies to share their research widelyScholars are using websites, vlogs, information comics and PechaKuchas to reach wider audiences than journal articles that sometimes baffle the general public.
Courses address recent events and national climateFaculty in the College of Arts Sciences are exploring questions about recent events in their research and scholarship, and students have the opportunity to engage with their expertise through numerous courses this Fall relevant to our current national climate.
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Interested in pursuing a degree with honors in Religious Studies?
The Honors Program is open to Religious Studies majors who have done superior work and who wish to devote a substantial part of their senior year to advanced, specialized, independent research and writing of a thesis.
Application deadline for May graduates: April 15 of junior year
Application deadline for December graduates: October 15 of junior year
I gained a sense of the philosophical and moral complexity of life, and came to appreciate that the dichotomies and categories that we create for ourselves are constructs to aid in objectification.
— Jonathan Schmidt-Swartz, class of 2015