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The John F. Priest Lecture
James H. Charlesworth, George L. Collord Professor Princeton Theological Seminary, "Why are the Dead Sea Scrolls so Sensational?"
February 15th, 2017, 5:30 p.m., Alumni Center Ballroom, Reception immediately following the lecture


The Graduate Student Symposium
This year's symposium will be centered on the theme "Religion & Conflict." Dr. J. Kameron Carter, of Duke University, will deliver this year's keynote address.
February 17th to 19th, 2017, in Dodd Hall >> Schedule


2017 Annual Sheng Yen Lecture
Dr. James Benn : "Buddhism and the Invention of Tea Culture in Medieval China"
Friday, March 3, 2017, 4:30pm to 5:30pm, 103 Dodd Hall Auditorium >>Flyer

Research invitation ; Dr. Francois Dupuigrenet Desroussilles
University of Kyoto, Faculty of “Integrated Human Studies”. 1 May-15 August 2017.  Research Project at the invitation of professor Okada Atsuhi in the graduate school «Thought and Culture/Theory of Creative Arts » : What sort of things are works of art? Relics and art in Western Catholicism and Japanese Buddhism. >> Read More

Faculty Awards
The Religion Department congratulates Jimmy Yu, Associate Professor in Chinese Buddhism, for receiving the Center for Chinese Studies Grant from the National Central Library of Taiwan for the summer of 2016. The Department also congratulates Michael McVicar, Assistant Professor of American Religious History, for receiving the 2016 Risley Family Fellowship by the College of Arts and Sciences at FSU.

Student Awards
The Religion Department congratulates Carson Bay and David Skelton, two Ph.D candidates, for receiving the Fulbright Fellowship to Germany and Rebecca Peters and Ian Reed for the AIIS fellowships to study in India next academic year. The Department also congratulates our undergrad religion major, Micah Friedman, for receiving the 2016 Humanity in Action Fellowship summer program to study in Berlin, Germany. >>Read more on "Florida State 24/7"

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