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 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 …

November 2: Dr. Quincy Newell Lecture: Black and American Indian Mormons and the Scripturalization of Mormon Texts

The Religious Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is excited to announce that Dr. Quincy Newell will be giving the lecture “Black and American Indian Mormons and the Scripturalization of Mormon Texts” on Thursday, …

April 13: “The Dynamic Spread of Buddhist Print Culture: Mapping Book Roads under Mongol Rule” with Professor Susan Huang, Rice University

The Art History Department will host Professor Susan Huang, a leading scholar in Daoist and Buddhist studies in China and the silk road, for this year’s Gombar/Duychak Lecture. Dr. Huang will lecture on “The Dynamic …

March 11: World Water Day & Wisconsin Green Muslims at Allen Centennial Garden

The Allen Centennial Garden, directed by Religious Studies Faculty Affiliate Dr. Reba Luiken, welcomes Huda Alkaff, the founder and director of Wisconsin Green Muslims for an event at the garden (620 Babcock Ave) celebrating World …

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 …