Jonathan Peterson Accepted into University of Toronto's PhD Program

Aug. 18, 2015

Recent MA graduate (Summer 2015) Jonathan Peterson has accepted a full-ride to the University of Toronto - Department for the Study of Religion / the Centre for South Asian Studies where he will begin working on his PhD. Congratulations to Jonathan on this remarkable achievement!

9 News Features Deborah Whitehead and Loriliai Biernacki

Aug. 18, 2015

Religious Studies Professors Deborah Whitehead and Loriliai Biernacki are featured in a 9 News segment "People Planet: The Search for God." Click here to view the story.

Arts & Sciences Dean Steven Leigh on the Remarkable Year for Faculty in Humanities

Aug. 18, 2015

Brilliantly, the Humanities Let Their Light Shine. Religious Studies faculty highlighted in new article from Steven Leigh, Dean of College of Arts & Science. (click here to read article)

Aaron Stamper Accepted into PhD Program at Princeton

Aug. 7, 2015

Religous Studies/History MA graduate Aaron Stamper has been accepted to the PhD program in the History Department at Princeton University in which he will continue his studies in Early Modern Mediterranean and Iberian Peninsula Studies with a focus on Muslim, Jewish, and Christian relations. Aaron credits his advisor, Professor Brian...

Religious Studies Graduate, Aaron Proffitt, Accepts Position at University of Albany (SUNY)

Aug. 7, 2015

On February 18th, Aaron Proffitt, Religious Studies MA graduate 2008, successfully defended his dissertation at the University of Michigan for a Ph.D. in Buddhist Studies. Shortly thereafter, he traveled to Albany, NY to interview for a position as Assistant Professor of Japanese Religion at SUNY Albany. We're pleased to announce...

Eben Yonnetti Receives CU Beverly Sears Grant

Aug. 7, 2015

Eben Yonnetti, MA candidate, received the CU Beverly Sears Graduate Student Research Grant to help fund his research "Translation as Interpretation: Challenging the Invisibility of Translators in Tibetan Buddhist Practice Texts." Congratulations Eben!

Jonathan Peterson and Jonathan Dickstein Present at Harvard Divinity School

Aug. 7, 2015

On Friday, October 24th, 2014, both Jonathan Dickstein and Jonathan Peterson are presenting their papers, titled: ' Richard Garbe, German Indology, and the Messiness of (A)Theistic Sāṃkhya' and ' Preliminary Gestures toward a Comparative Study of the Jñāna-Jñātṛ Relationship: Śaṅkarācārya and Abhinavagupta’ respectively, at the Ways of Knowing graduate conference...

FLAS Fellowship Award Recipients

Aug. 7, 2015

Cristina Sajovich was awarded a FLAS Fellowship for the 2014-2015 academic year. Tyler Lehrer was awarded a FLAS Fellowship for Summer 2014. He will be studying Sinhala at SASLI in Wisconsin this summer.

Lamont Scholarship Award Recipients

Aug. 7, 2015

Religious Studies Graduate Students Hossein Hasheminiasari and Jonathon Dickstein have been awarded a Katherine Jacob Lamont Scholarship for $550 toward tuition for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Congratulations Religious Studies Class of 2014!

Aug. 7, 2015

On Friday, May 9th, 2014, the Department of Religious Studies held its Spring Recognition Ceremony. We would like to thank all of those involved in this event, and would also like to congratulate the Class of 2014 in all of their achievements during their tenure at CU-Boulder. A special congratulations...

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