Congratulations to our MSU Religious Studies M.A., B.A., and B.S. graduates for Summer 2017, Fall 2017, and Spring 2018! Our graduation reception was held Friday, 18 May 2018, to honor and celebrate our graduates before the spring 2018 commencement ceremony. We are so proud of our graduates and wish them much happiness and success in their next adventure! … [Read more...] about Congratulations, Religious Studies Graduates!
by Jane Terry The Department of Religious Studies at Missouri State University and the Center for Asian Research at Arizona State University hosted a conference in Springfield, Missouri, “Theravāda Civilizations and Their Others,” at the Hotel Vandivort on 1-3 June, 2017. Several scholars of Buddhism from around the country gathered to discuss new works in Theravāda … [Read more...] about Religious Studies Hosts Theravāda Buddhism Conference
by Jane Terry Congratulations to all of our Missouri State University Religious Studies graduates: BA, BS, and MA! We enjoyed teaching you, learning from you, and getting to know you these past few years, and wish you all the best in your future academic and career endeavors. Here are a few photos from our reception Friday, 19 May 2017: … [Read more...] about May 2017 Graduation Reception
Space, Memory, and Conversation: From the Biblical World to the Classrooms of Today As part of the University of Tennessee Department of Religious Studies' 50th Anniversary, Professor Victor H. Matthews, Dean of Missouri State University's College of Humanities and Public Affairs, and Professor of Religious Studies, will present a lecture, "Space, Memory, and Conversation: … [Read more...] about Space, Memory, and Conversation: CHPA Dean to Speak at U of Tennessee
by Jane Terry Coming soon to Missouri State University: Dr. Lawrence Schiffman, internationally renowned Dead Sea Scrolls scholar, will be on campus as part of the Midwest Jewish Studies Association Conference 9-11 September 2016. Everyone is invited to attend the keynote address given by Dr. Schiffman on Sunday, 11 September, 7:15 p.m. in PSU Ballroom East! … [Read more...] about Dr. Lawrence Schiffman to Talk at MSU!