Activities and Accolades

  • Constance Furey and Lisa Sideris are teaching classes at this year's Mini University!
  • Constance Furey's book Poetic Relations: Intimacy and Faith in the English Reformation has been chosen as an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice, the review magazine from the ALA
  • In the latest Commonweal Winni Sullivan discusses a new book of Justice Antonin Scalia’s speeches, posthumously collected by his son and a former clerk.
  • Cooper Harriss will teach in the Institute for Foreign Literature Studies at Beijing Normal University this June.
  • Candy Brown presents the Presidential Address for the American Society of Church History, 2018
  • The Department of Religious Studies is thrilled to welcome Professor J. Kameron Carter, who will join the faculty in Fall of 2018 and will begin teaching in 2019.
  • The world of religious scholars is mourning the passing of James H. Cone
  • Sonia Velazquez has been selected to receive the 2018 Latino Faculty and Staff Council Faculty Award
  • Missed Sarah Pike's lecture on March 20? The video of it is now available!
  • Alum Hannah Murray visited the department to talk about her experience with Teach for America.
  • Kevin Jaques is in the Inside IU news for his beautiful turned wooden bowls.
  • Read Cooper Harriss' contribution to "Is This All There" Is on The Immanent Frame "The shapeless things to come"
  • Constance Furey has two new pieces in the The Immanent Frame Where I’m going, and Devout death
  • The Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society(CSRES)
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Students & Alumni

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  • Joseph Bartzel has been named one of 21 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows for 2018 by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.
  • Alum Samuel Stubblefield, has been awarded a Theta Alpha Kappa Graduate Fellowship Award, one of three offered nationally to religious studies honors society members. Way to go!
  • Congratulations to our 2018 Religious Studies Graduates
    *Sarah Biggs
    *Sydney Holt
    *Jeremiah Navarre
    *Katheryn Ramsey
    *Alexander Sajkich
    *Eleanor Schwartz
    *Markie Soposky
  • Graduates
    *Nick Boyd
    *Abby Kulis
    *Maggie Slaughter
    *Ossama Abdel Gawwad
    *Ashlee Andrews
    *Travis Cooper
    *Andrew Monteith
  • Maggie Slaughter reports on her recent trip to Ireland "Queer Ireland is Here, Catholic, and Standing its Ground"
  • Check out the latest issue of Invocations, the IU Undergraduate Religious Studies Journal.
  • The department is proud to announce Farzana Sabaah Memon has been elected to Phi Beta Kappa!
  • Check out the latest Religious Studies blog with our woman in Europe, Kiersten Mann
  • Submissions being accepted for the Undergraduate journal Invocations
    All are welcome
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