Interested in RLGS Events? Join our Events List Server
The Department of Religious Studies now has a dedicated events list server.
This list is open to DU and community members, and highlights forthcoming Department of Religious Studies events. We are a highly active department and welcome faculty, students, staff members, and members of the broader Denver community to our talks, panels, and other events.
For more information or to register, please visit this page.
Sesquicentennial Speaker Series: Colorado's Diverse Religious Legacy, 1864-2014
To mark the sesquicentennial of the founding of the University of Denver, the Department of Religious Studies and the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life are hosting "Colorado's Diverse Religious Legacy, 1864-2014", which will take place from January through May 2014.
This four-part external and two-part internal speaker series will investigate six aspects of Colorado's spiritual and religious legacies, past and present, as well as the specific religious legacy of the University of Denver. It offers University students, faculty and staff, as well as interested community members, the opportunity to experience a variety of scholarly perspectives and learn from current research on the various aspects of Colorado's religious and spiritual legacies, particularly as they relate to the founding of the University of Denver in 1864 and its further evolution in 2014.
Register to attend the events in this series by clicking here. All welcome.
Looking Beyond Christianity in Colorado - Faculty Panel, Tues., March 25, AAC Loft (340), 2pm
Please join the Department of Religious Studies and the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life for the fourth event in our sesquicentennial speaker series, "Colorado's Diverse Religious Legacy: 1864-2014":
"Looking Beyond Christianity in Colorado"
a DU faculty panel highlighting the religious-studies related research done by DU faculty in various fields.
With featured panelists:
Jeanne Abrams, Penrose Faculty Member and Center for Judaic Studies Professor
Bonnie Clark, Associate Professor, Anthropology
Christine Sheikh, Assistant Professor, Sociology
Tuesday, March 25, 2pm in the Anderson Academic Commons (library) Loft Space
This speaker series is supported by a grant from the Office of the Provost.
Register to attend this event by clicking here. All welcome.
RLGS to host Regional AAR Annual Meeting March 29-30
The Department of Religious Studies is delighted to host the 2014 Rocky Mountains and Great Plains Regional Meeting of the American Academy of Religion (which includes the Society for Biblical Literature and ASOR).
This conference will take place on campus, in Sturm Hall, Saturday and Sunday, March 29-30. A pre-conference featuring faculty and student development workshops and a welcome reception will take place the afternoon and evening of Friday, March 28.
For more information on the regional meeting, including panel times, registration information, and travel logistics, please visit our conference website: http://2014rockymountainregionalaar.wordpress.com/.
Save the Date: AHSS Admitted Grad Student Info Day, April 4
MA Applicants and Faculty: Please save the date for our divisional Admitted Graduate Students' Information Day, scheduled for Friday, April 4, 2014. More information to come!