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News & Bulletins
- COURSE SCHEDULE 2012-2013
- Robert Orsi has received McCormick Professorship, a university-wide teaching honor
- Jewish Messianic Thoughts in an Age of Despair by Kenneth Seeskin
- The Ethical Vision of Clint Eastwood by Sara Anson Vaux
- Cristina Traina's and Barry Wimpfheimer's new books were featured in the Fall 2011 issue of CenterPiece magazine published by the Office for Research.
- Cristina Traina’s book Erotic Attunement: Parenthood and the Ethics of Sensuality between Unequals is available from the University of Pennsylvania Press.
TGS Professional Development Grant: Non-Tenure Track Creer
May 22, 2013 • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Birth of Buddhist Studies at Northwestern
May 23, 2013 • 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Religious Studies Graduate Students Event
May 29, 2013 • 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Lecture by Tanya Luhrmann
October 2, 2013 • 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
The Department of Religious Studies at Northwestern University is a diverse community of scholars, comprising outstanding professors, graduate students and undergraduate majors and minors, who study the history, texts and lived religious practices that have shaped our world. Home to 14 full time faculty and numerous other visiting faculty and joint appointments, the department is known for its breadth, interdisciplinary emphasis, excellence in teaching and award winning faculty scholarship.