Kristian Petersen

Kristian Petersen delivers lecture on Interpreting Islam in China, January 23rd at 6pm

Jan. 10, 2019

The Department of Religious Studies is pleased to host a lecture by Dr. Kristian Petersen titled Interpreting Islam in China on Wednesday, January 23rd at 6pm. Dr. Petersen is an Assistant Professor at Old Dominion University and an alum of CU’s Religious Studies Master’s program. Graduate students are invited to...

Sam Boyd

Dr. Boyd Featured in A&S Magazine

Dec. 6, 2018

Read about Dr. SamBoyd's work with the Bible in the A&S Magazine here .

Brian Catlos

Professor Catlos' Book Available on Audible.com

Nov. 20, 2018

Brian Catlos’s latest book, Kingdoms of Faith: A New History of Islamic Spain (Basic: 2018) is now available as an audio book on audible.com — listen to it here .

Brian Catlos

Prof. Catlos’s latest book, Kingdoms of Faith. A New History of Islamic Spain, is reviewed this week in the AAR’s Reading Religion

Oct. 24, 2018

Prof. Catlos’s latest book, Kingdoms of Faith. A New History of Islamic Spain, is reviewed this week in the AAR’s Reading Religion ; see the review here: http://readingreligion.org/books/kingdoms-faith

Sam Boyd

Professor Sam Boyd Featured in Daily Camera

Oct. 18, 2018

Professor Sam Boyd was featured in the Daily Camera on 10/17 as one of 9 faculty fellows who presented "TED-style" talks as part of CU's Research and Innovation Week. Professor Sam Boyd and the other RIO Faculty Fellows Read entire article here.

Brian Catlos

Professor Catlos on "‘Western Culture’ and Where it Really Came From"

Sept. 20, 2018

Professor Brian Catlos' recent article entitled "Western Culture’ and Where it Really Came From" on the Hurst Publishers' website. Catlos writes: This summer President Trump warned European leaders that immigration is “a very negative thing” and is in danger of “changing their culture.” It is a statement that resonates with...

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Faculty News

July 13, 2018

From June 3 to 24, Aun Hasan Ali was a Short-term Visitor at the Institute of Advanced Study in Princeton, NJ. The visitorship was part of the School of Historical Studies' Shii Studies Research Program . During his stay, Dr. Ali studied Istiqsa al-i’tibar fi sharh al-istibsar with Dr. Hassan...

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The Department of Religious Studies Receives a Generous Gift from Dr. Douglas Sparks

July 1, 2018

The Department of Religious Studies received a generous gift from Dr. Douglas Sparks, a frequent auditor of our courses and now a friend of the department. Sparks’ gift will support undergraduate students and will create a mentorship program through which friends of the department will support students through grants and...

Anne Klein

Anne Klein to give Buddhist Studies Lecture on "The Sunlit Sky: Longchenpa’s Open Secret," October 4 at 7pm, Naropa University

June 22, 2018

Brian Catlos

Professor Catlos' Op-Ed in History News Network

June 13, 2018

Professor Catlos published an article for History News Network entitled: Islamic Spain Ended in the 15th Century and We Still Can’t Agree If It Was a Paradise or Hell? Read the article here .

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