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Event: Sacred Responses to Climate Change: Seeking Common Ground

Sept. 19, 2022

Sacred Responses to Climate Change: Seeking Common Ground Friday, September 23, 1:00-5:00 pm Abrams Lounge C4C This inter-faith panel discussion focuses on sacred responses to environmental crisis. Panelists will discuss how religious ethics are shaping environmental ethics from a Christian, Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim, and Indigenous perspective. Panelists include: Loriliai Biernacki,...

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New Translation of Kingdoms of Faith

Sept. 19, 2022

Professor Brian Catlos’s book Kingdoms of Faith: A New History of Islamic Spain has been released in Korean by the publisher Ghil (Seoul). Translations have come out in Spanish, German, Polish, Turkish, Complex Chinese and German and in separate UK hardback and paperback editions. Translations to Russian and Simplified Chinese...

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The Demonization of Malcolm X, The Sanitization of Dr. Martin Luther King

Sept. 19, 2022

The CU Mediterranean Studies Group presents a public lecture: “The Demonization of Malcolm X, the Sanitization of Dr. Martin Luther King” Dr. Nebil Husayn, Religious Studies, University of Miami Thursday, September 15, 2022 6:00–7:30, HUMN 250 This lecture challenges the ways in which two icons of the 1960s, Dr. King...

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Professor Brian Catlos Publishes Two New Books

Sept. 12, 2022

Prof. Catlos announces the publication of two books: The Sea in the Middle: The Mediterranean World, 650–1650 and Texts from the Middle: Documents from the Mediterranean World, 650–1650 co-written and co-edited, respectively with Thomas Burman (Notre Dame) and Mark Meyerson (Toronto), both published by the University of California Press. The...

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Deborah Whitehead Awarded Outstanding Faculty Mentor

June 9, 2021

Professor Deborah Whitehead was distinguished with an Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award for her above-and-beyond commitment to helping religious studies students succeed. The awards, chosen by the Graduate School each year, specifically recognize outstanding service and leadership toward graduate students. Dean Scott Adler wrote in the award letter: “The attached nomination...

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Holly Gayley Receives Kayden Translation Award

March 22, 2021

Holly Gayley, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, received a 2021 Kayden Translation Award for her book, Inseparable Across Lifetimes: The Lives and Love Letters of the Tibetan Visionaries Namtrul Rinpoche and Khandro Tare Lhamo . An inspiring and intimate tale set against the turmoil of recent Tibetan history, Inseparable across...

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Book Launch: Voices from Larung Gar, edited by Holly Gayley - April 10

March 22, 2021

Please join us April 10 from 4:00 to 6:30 MDT for a symposium and book launch for Voices from Larung Gar: Shaping Tibetan Buddhism for the Twenty-First Century , an anthology edited by Dr. Holly Gayley. More information and registration details .

Ramon Berenguer I of Barcelona and his wife, Almodis de la Marche, counting out 2,000 ounces of gold coins as payment to William Raymond and Adelaide, count and countess of Cerdanya, in return for their rights over Carcassonne in 1067.

Summer Skills Seminar at CU Boulder: “Introduction to the Archive of the Crown of Aragon (documents in Latin to ca. 1350)”

May 11, 2020

Organized by the CU Mediterranean Studies Group and the Mediterranean Seminar, the 3 rd Summer Skills Seminar gets underway on May 12 th , 2020. Originally planned as an in-person event at CU Boulder, in the face of the present public health crisis the seminar was quickly reconfigured as an...

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Guest Lecture: "Seeing through Mindfulness" with Erik Braun on Thursday, February 27th

Feb. 14, 2020

Please join us for a lecture by Erik Braun (University of Virginia) on "Seeing through Mindfulness: Bare Attention, Brain States, and the Formation of the Self." The lecture will take place at 6pm on Thursday, February 27 in Hale 270. It is co-sponsored by the Religious Studies Department, Crown Wellness...

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Professors Catlos and Gayley Featured at CHA Faculty Celebration

Feb. 5, 2020

Religious Studies professors Brian Catlos and Holly Gayley will be featured at an event celebrating 2019 faculty achievements hosted by the Center for Humanities & the Arts. Professor Catlos will be recognized for his book, Kingdoms of Faith: A New History of Islamic Spain . Professor Gayley also published a...