Deborah Whitehead Presents Paper at International Conference on Digital Religion

Jan. 12, 2012

Deborah Whitehead presented a paper entitled "Reflections on the Ethics and Aesthetics of Religion in a New Media Age" at the International Conference on Digital Religion, held at CU January 12-15, 2012, and hosted by the Center for Media, Religion, and Culture. She is a faculty member of the CMRC's...

Professor Johnson Presents Paper at Law School Summer Workshop

July 21, 2011

Greg Johnson presented a working paper on the current Kawaiaha`o Church conflict at the University of Colorado Law School Summer Workshop on Law, Religion, and Culture, July 21-22, 2011.

Roundtable Discussion about "Digital Religion" on Thursday, March 3rd

March 3, 2011

Curious about the new iPhone confession app, virtual puja, or Wikileaks'publication of esoteric religious documents? What is the impact of new technologies on religion today? How is religion mediated in a digital age? The Department of Religious Studies invites all Religious Studies graduate students and majors to join us for...

Fruitful Conversations on "Digital Religion" with Visiting Scholars

March 2, 2011

On March 2nd and 3rd the Religious Studies Department hosted visiting scholars for two frutiful sessions on religion and digital media in conjunction with the Center for Media, Religion, and Culture. The visiting scholars--depicted in the photograph above with Reliigous Studies and Journalism faculty--are: Dr. Chris Helland (Sociology of Religion,...

Holly Gayley to Lead Summer GTP Workshop on Using Blogs for Assignments

June 29, 2010

Graduate students are invited to join a workshop on "Using Blogs for Assignments," sponsored by the Graduate Teaching Program and led by Religious Studies faculty member, Holly Gayley. The workshop will take place on Tuesday, June 29th from 3:00-4:30pm in ATLAS 200 as part of the summer series on Technology...

Theta Alpha Kappa Induction Ceremomy on Friday, April 30th

April 30, 2010

Theta Alpha Kappa (TAK) will hold its Induction Ceremomy on Friday, April 30th at 5:00pm in Humanities 350 (library on third floor). TAK is the National Honor Society for Religious Studies to encourage and recognize academic achievement in the study of religion. Select department majors and graduate students are inducted...

Ku`ualoha Ho`omanawanui to visit "Past in the Present" seminar

April 8, 2010

Professor Ku`ualoha Ho`omanawanui of the Department of English at the University of Hawai`i, Manoa will be speaking on her forthcoming article, "What Natives Really Think, About Captain Cook, For Example," in Greg Johnson's "The Past in the Present" seminar on Thursday, April 8 at 3:30 pm.

Contemporary Tibet Conference, A Success

Feb. 26, 2010

On February 26, 2010, nine Tibetan Studies scholars from across North America gathered for a one-day conference titled, Research on Contemporary Tibet: New Challenges, New Methods. The conference was hosted by three CU faculty in Tibetan Studies, Emily Yeh (Geography), Holly Gayley (Religious Studies), and Carole McGranahan (Anthropology), and sponsored...

Loriliai Biernacki Wins Kayden Award, Organizes Conference at CU-Boulder on “Sex and Texts”

Oct. 15, 2009

On October 15-16th, 2009, Loriliai Biernacki organized a conference, "Sex and Texts: Representations of Sexuality in Asian Religious Traditions," sponsored by the Kayden Award and the Center for Asian Studies. This conference addresses the relationships between sexuality and religious textual traditions, especially focusing on Asian scriptural texts. The conference began...

Transnational Discourses of Islamic Community Conference

Oct. 24, 2008

Held on October 24-25, 2008 at CU Boulder, the Transnational Discourses of Islamic Community brought together leading scholars to critically analyze the content and appeal of the notion of a global Islamic community of faith through an explicitly comparative and interdisciplinary approach. The conference was organized by Ruth Mas (Assistant...