January 27th, 2015
An Abrahamic Family Reunion: Jewish, Christian and Muslim Perspectives on Moses, Jesus and Muhammad The Institute For the Study of Religion and Culture and its co-sponsors invite you to participate in the first of a series of conversations. Family reunions refer to those occasions when siblings... Read More »
Abrahamic Family Reunion
November 21st, 2014
Michael Ostling Postdoctoral Research Fellow Centre for the History of European Discourses, The University of Queensland, Australia Michael Ostling has taught and studied in Poland, Canada, the United States, and Australia, where he is currently at work on a cultural history of goblins and fairies... Read More »
November 18th, 2014
The 2014-2015 series on Psychology and Religion continues with a lecture by Dr. Hester Oberman, Vice-President of the American Academy of Religion in the Western Region (AAR/WR), and she is the Medical Humanities Liaison for the College of Humanities. As a theologian and scholar of religion, Dr.... Read More »
September 23rd, 2014
Join us for the launch of the ISRC 2014-15 Lecture Series on Psychology and Religion with a lecture by Daniel Sullivan of the Psychology Department People have always had a need to make sense of seemingly random suffering. Yet different groups of people have addressed this problem very differently... Read More »
April 25th, 2014
Religion in modern China, as viewed through the lens of the PRC, is often relegated to a Marxist narrative whereby the role of religion is curtailed by the state in the name of socialist principles. The decline of Marxist ideology in China invites us to revisit the ways in which religious activity... Read More »
February 27th, 2014 to February 28th, 2014
Humanities, Medicine & Wellness is a boundary-breaking conference featuring University of Arizona faculty working at the intersections of the humanities, health sciences, and wellness initiatives to address global challenges. The conference will be held February 26-28, 2014 on the campus of the... Read More »
October 25th, 2013
The project launches on October 25, 2013, from 7-9pm in the Tucson/Catalina rooms of the University Student Union, when RelSec will bring internationally distinguished scholars Janet Jakobsen and Mayfair Yang to UA for an Inaugural Conversation. The animating question of the forum will be: what is... Read More »
October 11th, 2013
THE DIVISION FOR LATE MEDIEVAL AND REFORMATION STUDIES PRESENTS Craig Harline Professor of early modern European history at Brigham Young University. He is an award-winning author of six books. His most recent title, Conversions: Two Family Stories from the Reformation and Modern America, has been... Read More »
September 17th, 2013 to September 21st, 2013
The ISRC is pleased to have the opportunity to help sponsor the visit of the Tibetan Monks of the Drepung Gomang Monastic College. They will offer a 5-Day Mandala of Compassion sand painting with daily Puja (prayer), and thangka exhibit in the UA BookStores Event Area, as well as a stall on the UA... Read More »
April 2nd, 2013 to June 27th, 2013
Patrisia Gonzales is the author of Red Medicine: Traditional Indigenous Rites of Birthing and Healing (University of Arizona Press, 2012). As the granddaughter of Kickapoo, Commanche and Macehual peoples who migrated throughout the present-day United States and Mexico, Dr. Gonzales specializes in... Read More »