Department of Religion

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.

Faculty News

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"

Graduate Student News

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The Department of Religion will host a virtual open house for prospective graduate students on December 11, 2020, via Zoom. For more information and the full schedule, please see our virtual open house page. If you would like to participate, please email Matthew Goff.

Dr. Robert Campany, Professor of Asian Studies and Religious Studies at Vanderbilt University, will deliver the Seventh Annual Sheng Yen Lecture on January 24, 2020, at 4:30 PM in Dodd Hall Auditorium. His lecture is entitled “The Dreams of Self Cultivators: Comparing a Daoist and a Buddhist Text for Practitioners." Further information is available here