Recent News

REL New Concentration: Nonprofit Management

Many Religious Studies majors seek careers in the non-profit sector, the nonprofit management concentration will assist them in the skills and knowledge…

Rohit Singh’s Class visits Buddhist Temple

On April 9, 2018, Dr. Rohit Singh’s Buddhism course visited the local Greensboro temple, Chua Quan Am. http://www.chuaquanam.com/

Ashlee Andrews Defends Disseration

On March 26th, newly appointed Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Ashlee Norene Andrews, successfully defended her dissertation, The Home Shrine and The Transnational…

City of Men: A Masculine Topography of Pre-modern Istanbul

The Islamic Studies Research Network presents: Selim Kuru, NELC, University of Washington Thursday, April 19, 5:30-6:30 pm, Faculty Center  In this presentation,…

Cyprus: Discover how far you can go

Aaron Menconi (Senior, Religious Studies Major) Going to Cyprus has helped me to reevaluate my everyday life, especially in how people meet…

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Alumni Spotlights

Lillian Penny Carden

I was interested in so many different things, and I loved learning about many different kinds of people and their beliefs. I also really enjoyed the history aspect of Religious Studies – learning why wars were started, who wrote which parts of the Bible, and how/when different religions developed.

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Student Spotlights

Assemblages Anti-Oppression Works: Yathrip Abdelgadir

In today’s world,  societies are multi-dimensional and understanding the dynamics of power is critical. The Assemblages Anti-Oppression Works at UNCG focused on…

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Faculty Bookshelf

Cyber Zen: Imagining Authentic Buddhist Identity, Community and Practices in the Virtual World of Second Life (2016)

Cyber Zen ethnographically explores Buddhist practices in the online virtual world of Second Life. Does typing at a keyboard and moving avatars…

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