by Jane Terry Dr. Julia Watts Belser, Assistant Professor in MSU's Department of Religious Studies, flew to Denver, Colorado on Thursday to give a talk to the Denver Friends of the Harvard Women's Studies in Religion Program. Her talk was titled, “Women and Environmental Risk: Poverty, Luxury, and the Social Politics of Disaster.” The Denver Friends program is … [Read more...] about Julia Watts Belser Gives Talk on Women and Environmental Risk
Archives for October 2012
by Jane Terry Everyone is invited to attend our 7th Annual Religious Studies Student & Alumni HOMECOMING POTLUCK DINNER! Saturday, 27 October, 5:00-8:00 p.m. Wear your BearWear to celebrate MSU's Homecoming theme, "Maroon, White, and YOU!" For more information, please call the Religious Studies office (417)-836-5514 or view the flyer, … [Read more...] about You’re Invited to Our 7th Annual Homecoming Potluck Dinner!
by Jane Terry The Needle and the Bullhorn: Cloth-Making as Religious and Political Expression A Free Public Lecture by Dr. Donna Bowman Associate Dean and Associate Professor, Honors College, University of Central Arkansas Tuesday, October 23 5:30-7:00 p.m. in Meyer Library 101 Why have women been associated with cloth-making for twenty thousand years? What role has … [Read more...] about Guest Lecturer Dr. Donna Bowman to Speak Next Tuesday
by Jane Terry On Thursday, 4 October, our Judaism and World Religions scholar, Dr. Julia Watts Belser, will be giving a lecture at Brandeis University titled, "Brides and Blemishes: Queering Women's Disability in the Babylonian Talmud." Brandeis is the alma mater of both the CHPA Dean, Victor Matthews, and REL Professor and former Department Head, Jim Moyer. For more … [Read more...] about REL Professor to Speak at Brandeis
by Jane Terry Dr. Mark Given, Religious Studies professor and expert in New Testament and Paul studies, will participate in a panel presentation and discussion at South Street Christian Church, 500 South Avenue, on Tuesday, 2 October, at 7:00 p.m. He will be joined by David Hockensmith and Mark Struckoff (former and current directors of the Council of Churches), and Romona … [Read more...] about Poverty Film and Discussion at Local Church with REL Professor