Category Archives: Religious Studies

Lecture: Prof. Lela Urquhart, “The Politics of Religious Expression in Ancient Magna Graecia

The Georgia State University Center for Hellenic Studies announces a lecture titled “The Politics of Religious Expression in Ancient Magna Graecia” by Prof. Lela Urquhart of the Department of History, on Monday, November 10 at 4:30 pm. In antiquity, long … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Sainthood and Race

Congratulations to Molly Bassett, Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies on the publication of her co-edited book Sainthood and Race: Marked Flesh, Holy Flesh published by Routledge. From the publisher’s website: In popular imagination, saints exhibit the best … Continue reading

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New Publication by Religious Studies Professor Louis A. Ruprecht

Congratulations to Dr. Louis A. Ruprecht Jr., William M. Suttles Chair of Religious Studies, on the publication of his recent book Classics at the Dawn of the Museum Era: The Life and Times of Antoine Chrysostome Quatremère de Quincy (Palgrave … Continue reading

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Panel Discussion on the Humanitarian Crisis in Syria

The Department of Religious Studies is proud to sponsor a panel discussion on the humanitarian crisis in Syria, titled: Syria the Human Toll: Prospects for Reconciliation and Redevelopment Date/Time: Thursday, May 8, 7:00 PM Place: Jimmy Carter Library and Museum, … Continue reading

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Dr. Altman and Dr. Barzegar Awarded NEH Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Altman and Dr. Abbas Barzegar who have been awarded a grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities for the purpose of developing and teaching a new course: “What is Religious Tolerance? Ethical Perspectives from Jewish, … Continue reading

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Grady Medical Ethicist to Present Talk

The Department of Religious Studies is pleased to present Jason Lesandrini, Medical Ethicist with Grady Health Systems, who will engage the public in a free forum titled: Lessons in Dying: A Conversation with Grady Hospital’s Medical Ethicist on Religion, Ethics, … Continue reading

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Islamic Scholar to Present Talk

The Department of Religious Studies is proud to welcome Dr. Jamillah Karim, who will present a talk titled: Between the Nation of Islam and Sunni Islam: Black Muslim Women Fight Racism and Engage the American Ummah Date/Time: Wednesday, April 16, … Continue reading

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2014 American Lecture in the History of Religions

Dr. Catherine L. Albanese, J. F. Rowny Professor Emerita of the University of California, Santa Barbara will present a lecture at Georgia State University titled: From Methodism to Mind Cure: The Evangelical Origins of New Thought Day/Time: April 11, 3:30-5:00 … Continue reading

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Religious Studies Faculty Member Awarded Ford Foundation Fellowship

Congratulations to Dr. Monique Moultrie, Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies, who has been selected as an awardee in the Ford Foundation 2014 Postdoctoral Fellowship Competition. Dr. Moultrie’s proposed research project is a book manuscript focused on African … Continue reading

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Atlanta Studies Symposium, April 4, 2014

The Atlanta Studies Symposium, an interdisciplinary meeting of scholars, will be held at Georgia State University on April 4, 2014 at Centennial Hall.  This year’s symposium will feature keynote addresses from Clarence Stone, author of Regime Politics: Governing Atlanta, 1946-1988, … Continue reading

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