Department of Religion
The Department of Religion congratulates Profs. Sonia Hazard and Elizabeth Cecil on their Collaborative International Research Grant from the American Academy of Religion. This grant supports their project "Material Ecologies: Indigeneity, Objects, and Environments in the Study of Religion."
Scott Bursey (PhD, HER) has been awarded the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Doctoral Fellowship, which supports high-caliber students engaged in doctoral programs in the humanities and social sciences. This is the largest and most competitive PhD fellowship award offered by the Canadian government.
The Department of Religion is pleased to announce that Arya Adityan has been awarded a Summer Fellowship from the American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS). The Fellowship will fund Arya's archival and ethnographic research on the oral epic and narrative traditions in South India.
As detailed in this FSUNews story, the Department of Religion is proud to be the administrative home for a new interdisciplinary undergraduate major in Human Rights and Social Justice that will begin in the Fall 2022 semester. Details about the requirements for this major can be found here. For more details about the major and its requirements, or to declare the major, please email Prof. Joseph Hellweg at email@example.com.