Activities and Accolades

Students & Alumni

  • Student Recognition Day. Students are invited to join us for a fun, informal event recognizing the students who have contributed to the vitality of our department. Monday, April 22 from 5:30-7pm! Morrison Hall, Hoagy Carmichael Room. Refreshments will be served.
  • See our Fall 2019 Course Book. Explore the world: Study Religion.
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  • Congratulations to IU Religious Studies alumna (2015), Sarah Dees, will be joining the faculty of Iowa State University as a tenure track Assistant Professor of American Religions with a specialization in Indigenous religions. Most recently, Sarah was a Postdoctoral Fellow in Religion, Politics and Global Affairs and visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at Northwestern.
  • Congratulations to graduate student, Aziza Shanazarova, who received a Visiting Research Fellowship at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies to conduct research on her first book project “Female Religiosity and Gender History in Early Modern Central Asia.” She also received a UCIS/REEES Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities from the University of Pittsburgh so will have a joint appointment with the Department of Religious Studies and the Department of History.
  • Religious Studies graduate student, Emily Stratton, has been awarded a Grant-in-Aid of Doctoral Research Award for her research in Accra, Ghana that focuses on the lives of young un- and under-employed men.
  • Read about IU Religious Studies alumnus Andy Kastner as a rabbi and Renaissance man in “Go Back to Breath: A rabbi’s journey through food justice and faith.”
  • Submissions being accepted for the Undergraduate journal Invocations
    All are welcome.
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