Alberta Ferrario

Hinduism(s): Ancient “Religion,” Colonial Construction, or Nationalist Idea? Debate Over a Problematic Concept

Mar 22, 2019
Alberta Ferrario will discuss the controversial concept of Hinduism and offer possible ways to understand and talk about this complex tradition at 7:30 p.m. April 9, 2019, Rosenfield Center Room 101.

Ecodharma: Buddhist Teachings for the Ecological Crisis

Oct 31, 2018
David Loy will analyze social and ecological issues from the perspective of arts, religion, and ecology, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, 7:30–9 p.m. Noyce Science Center, Room 1023.
Professor Harold Kasimov presenting plaque to Pope Francis

Professor Harold Kasimow Presents Plaque to Pope Francis

Oct 04, 2018
Plaque highlights Kasimow’s new book about the response of diverse religious thinkers to the pope’s call for more interreligious dialogue.
Karen Loftin

Yale Professor to Give Gates and Convocation Lectures

Sep 24, 2018
Kathryn Lofton will explore the convergence of pop culture and religion on Sept. 26-27, 2018.

Scholar to Discuss Japanese Religion and Anime on Nov. 9

Nov 01, 2017
Jolyon Thomas ’01 will explore Japanese spirituality and its relation to animism.

Exploration of Religion and National Security, Personhood and Technology

Oct 11, 2017
Gates Scholar Sylvester Johnson will give two lectures on diverse topics at Grinnell College on Oct. 25-26, 2017.

Indian Folk Singers

Apr 03, 2017
Prahlad Singh Tipanya and his ensemble sing the poetry of the iconoclastic mystic Kabir in the vigorous and joyful folk style of the Malwa region.

Timothy Dobe Wins Grant for Research on Gandhi

Mar 08, 2017
Timothy Dobe, associate professor and chair of religious studies, awarded Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship for Recently Tenured Scholars.

​Mohamad W. Khan: An Iowa Muslim Perspective on Current Affairs

Feb 27, 2017
​Mohamad W. Khan, executive director of the Muslim Community Organization/Masjid An-Noor Mosque in Des Moines, will speak on the impact of President Trump's policies and values on Des Moines's and Iowa's Muslim population.

Digital Humanities from Classroom to Public Scholarship

Feb 13, 2017
Prof. Elfenbein and students tackle Islamophobia.

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