AP/HUMA 1847 9.00 (crosslisted with AP/RLST 1847 9.00) Sikhs and Sikhi(sm): Texts, Contexts, and Living Traditions The Religious Studies Program is excited to announce that Professor Julie Vig is offering a new course in Fall/Winter 2023 RLST 1847 9.0 Sikh and Sikhi(ism). Looking for a course on Asian Religions? Or know a friend looking for […]
Every year the Religious Studies program awards two prizes for the best essays written in Religious Studies courses in the past year. Now that the semester is over, I want to encourage you to consider submit your work to be considered for the prizes. The William R. Coleman Prize: This book prize is offered to the […]
Religion and Childhood: A Modest (Course) Proposal The Religious Studies Program presents a talk with Prof. Gurbir Jolly of the Children, Childhood, and Youth Studies program. The title of the talk is “Religion and Childhood: A Modest (Course) Proposal.” As with other events in the RESTtalks series, the presentation will be filmed and posted on […]
RESTtalk lecture with Prof. Marc Herman The Religious Studies Program presents a talk with Marc Herman, professor of medieval Judaism, on “The Oral Torah in the Islamic West.” Prof. Herman joined the Humanities faculty last year, so this event will be the perfect opportunity to get to know Marc and his work. As with other […]
RESTtalk lecture with Prof. Tony Burke The Religious Studies Program presents the first lecture in the second season of the RESTtalks lecture series. Tony Burke, professor of Early Christianity, will speak on "Cursing Jesus." The short talk will be filmed and posted on the Religious Studies website. A Q&A session will follow. The event will […]
Congratulations to Hortense Anglin, an 85-year-old graduate from the Department of Humanities Religious Studies Program!
85-year-old woman graduates from York UniversityHortense Valerie Anglin, a York alumna, was mentioned in CityNews Oct. 18. Markham resident, Hortense Valerie Anglin, proves it's never too late to reach your goals. The 85-year-old, has just graduated York University with a degree in Religious Studies. Stella Acquisto reports. Read the story on YFile
The Religious Studies Program Presents: Dr. Thabit A. J. Abdullah (Department of History) "The Mandaeans of Iraq and their Struggle for Survival"
Monday, March 21 @ 4:00 PM The final speaker in the Religious Studies series for 2021/2022 is Dr. Thabit A. J. Abdullah of the History Department who will share with us some of his ongoing work on the Mandaeans—a struggling religious community originally based in Iran and often associated with "gnostic" thought. This talk will […]
Please join the Religious Studies Program and the Department of Humanities in welcoming our new faculty member Dr. Julie Vig on February 14 for a talk about her life and work. Dr. Vig joined the Dept. of Humanities in January and currently teaches HUMA 3802 Sikh History and Thought and HUMA 3819 Outsiders Inside Religion.
The Religious Studies Program presents a special lecture by Dr. Maia Kotrosits of Denison University on Monday, November 9 (via Zoom). She will be talking about her recent book, The Lives of Objects (University of Chicago Press, 2020). The book is described as: Our lives are filled with objects—ones that we carry with us, that […]
The Course Listings on the Religious Studies web site have been updated for 2020/2021. The list includes all courses taught by Religious Studies faculty in the Humanities Department as well as courses in other programs that are accepted as credit towards the Religious Studies major or minor. A separate page provides listings for courses that […]