April 24: Sacred Art and Censorship in the Hispanic World: Mary’s Lactating Breast, Prof. Charlene Villaseñor Black

2023 Howard S. Schwartz Memorial Annual Lecture Series “Sacred Art and Censorship in the Hispanic World: Mary’s Lactating Breast” Professor Charlene Villaseñor Black Professor of Ibero-American Art and Chicano/a Studies, UCLA Monday, April 24th, 2023 …

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 …

RS Affiliate Katrina Daly Thompson presenting at ACS Works-in-Progress: “The Evolution of Swahili Islamic Marital Advice, 1932-2020”

This Thursday, February 2nd, Religious Studies Faculty Affiliate and Executive Committee member Dr. Katrina Daly Thompson will present their work “The Evolution of Swahili Islamic Marital Advice, 1932-2020” at the ACS Works-in-Progress series! In this …

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 …