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News and Events


Heather M. DuBois's essay, “The Spirituality of a Pluralist: A Theological Reading of Connolly's Why I Am Not a Secularist,” has earned the Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality’s Founders’ Circle Prize for 2019. 

The prize will be awarded at the Society's annual meeting which is held in conjunction with the AAR. In addition, there will be a special session at the AAR where Heather will have the opportunity to present her award-winning essay.

Postdoctoral Fellow News

The Department of Religion is pleased to announce that two of its graduate students have been awarded Fulbright Fellowships this year, Jesse Miller and Amanda Propst. Jesse will spend the next academic year in Burkina Faso to do research on funerary practices in that country and Amanda will be in Oman doing research on Ibadism, a form of Islam. Congratulations also to student Fulbright winner Christian Mercado, one of our many successful undergraduate Religion majors! Click here for the full story.

Graduate Student News

Prof. François Dupuigrenet-Desroussilles was recently interviewed by several media programs on the tragic Notre Dame Cathedral fire in Paris. To listen to the interviews, please click the following links: i24 News, IsraelTBS, Seoul; WCTV #1, Tallahassee; WCTV #2, Tallahassee.

Faculty News

This fellowship from the ACLS and the Getty Foundation supports fieldwork and research for Elizabeth's second book project, entitled Architectures of Intimidation: Political Ecology and Landscape Manipulation in Early Southeast Asia.

Faculty News

The Religion Department is pleased to announce that in Fall 2019 we will be joined by new Assistant Professors Sonia Hazard and Laura McTighe, both of whom will teach in the area of American Religious History. Professor Hazard (Ph.D. Duke) currently is a NEH Fellow at the American Antiquarian Society. Professor McTighe (Ph.D. Columbia) currently is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows at Dartmouth College.

Faculty News