Sensing the Sacred - a new podcast with Prof. Finnian Moore Gerety

Visiting Assistant Professor Finnian Moore-Gerety has teamed up with the Center for Contemporary South Asia at the Watson Institute on a podcast exploring scholarship around South Asian religions across the disciplines - contemplative studies, religious studies, anthropology, history, critical theory and political science.

(Distributed April 6, 2021)

Eric K. Ward, Western States Center delivers 2021 K. Brooke Anderson Lecture

Religious Studies together with the Office of the Chaplain and Religious Life, Brown RISD Hillel, and Brown's Center for Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation are pleased to announce that Eric K. Ward of Western States Center will be delivering this year's K. Brooke Anderson Lecture. K.

(Distributed April 1, 2021)

Daniel Vaca discusses his new book

Assistant Professor Daniel Vaca discusses his new book, Evangelicals Incorporated: Books and the Business of Religion in America on the podcast Christian Rightcast.  The podcast hosted by Kristin Rawls and Jeff Eaton, explores Christian Fundamentalism and its impacts on American culture from pop music to politics.  To listen to the interview, click here or check it out whereever you get your podcasts.

(Distributed February 18, 2021)

Prof. Nancy Khalek moderates discussion on Hulu's Ramy

Ramy is a Hulu show about how a first-generation, Egyptian-American Muslim navigates life, dating, and faith. Please join us for a moderated discussion with Professor Nancy Khalek about the show and how it touches on issues such as Islam in the media, Middle Eastern representation in popular culture, and much more! Sponsored by the Center for Middle East Studies.  Held on Thursday, Feb.

(Distributed February 12, 2021)

Mark Cladis publishes new book

In Search of a Course :

Professor Mark Cladis has published a new book, In Search of a Course.  In Search of Course draws on a personal narrative of the journey of finding a course "for your life" and a course for "the University."  In an interview with Regal House Publishing, Prof. Cladis discusses the process and inspiration for the book.  Check out the full interview at the following link:

(Distributed January 5, 2021)
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