Department of Religion


News and Events

The Florida State University Department of Religion is pleased to announce its 17th Graduate Student Symposium to be held February 22-23, 2019 in Tallahassee, Florida. 

Graduate Student News

Dr. Eric Greene, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Yale University, will deliver the Sixth Annual Sheng Yen Lecture on December 14, 2018, at 5:30 PM in Dodd Hall Auditorium. His lecture is “Repentance in the Formation of Chinese Buddhism," and a full abstract is available here

SORCE (Students Organized for Religious and Cultural Exploration)--otherwise known as the "Religion Club"--is thrilled to announce that this semester's undergraduate religion symposium will occur on December 8, 2018, from 9 am to 3 pm in the Dodd Hall Religion/Classics Library.

Please submit your paper or poster proposals to with the following information by Saturday, Nov. 17 at 11:59 pm:

Undergraduate Student News

The department congratulates Luke Arredondo, Ryan Donovan, Thomas Greene, Meredith Ross, Sheldon Steen, and Daniel Wells on their nominations for Florida State University's 2017-2018 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. 

Graduate Student News

The McKnight Doctoral Fellowship program provides financial support, mentorship, and professional development to Doctoral students of Color who attend one of nine participating institutions.  LaToya Leary will use the fellowship to investigate constructions of social identity in early Jewish texts.

Graduate Student News