April 4: Fadeke Castor Guest Lecture on Black Feminist Ethnographic Lessons From African Diasporic Religions

The Religious Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is delighted to welcome Dr. N. Fadeke Castor, Assistant Professor of Religion and Africana Studies at Northeastern University to campus. On April 4th, 2024, Dr. Castor …

November 10: Professor Langston Collin Wilkins moderating panel, “Roots to Fruits” as part of HIP HOP MIDWEST: HEALING CIRCLE.

November 10, 2023, 4:00 – 5:30 pm | 4028 Vilas Hall Panel: Roots to the Fruits of Hip Hop featuring Kamau Rashid & Lacouir Yancey Moderated by Langston Collin Wilkins On November 10 , 4-5:30 …

November 8: “Dramatizing Architectural Space: The Case of a 14th Century Chinese Temple” featuring Wei-Cheng Lin, University of Chicago

Interested in religious architecture? Join the Center for East Asian Studies and the Department of Art History on Wednesday, November 8th at 5:30PM for the lecture “Dramatizing Architectural Space: The Case of a 14th Century …

September 30: Harvest Festival at the Allen Centennial Garden!

Stop by the Allen Centennial Garden‘s annual Harvest Festival this Saturday, September 30th! There will be lots of opportunities to explore  meaning-making through food-related traditions at the Festival. If that sounds like something you’d like …

Dr. Kathryn Lofton, Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar, to deliver lecture “Celebrity, Politics, Power” on March 23

The Religious Studies Program is excited to welcome Dr. Kathryn Lofton, currently the Lex Hixon Professor of Religious Studies and American Studies and Professor of History and Divinity at Yale University to campus this March …

Friday, October 28th: Lecture and Workshop by Professor Gregory Bryda (Barnard College, Columbia University)

Professor Gregory Bryda of Columbia University’s Barnard College will visit the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus on Friday, October 28th to deliver a lecture and workshop for the Medieval Studies 2022 – 2023 series “In Sickness …

Riv-Ellen Prell to deliver annual Kutler Lectures at Mosse/Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies, Co-Sponsored by Religious Studies

Update (10/24/2022): Unfortunately, the 2022 Kutler Lectures featuring Riv-Ellen Prell need to be postponed. Be on the lookout for an announcement with the rescheduled dates and times. The Religious Studies Program is excited to co-sponsor …