Congratulations to MSU Religious Studies M.A. graduate Niyati Sethi on securing grant funding for the upcoming Festival of Festivals: Tour of the Globe event! After identifying grant opportunities from the Missouri Humanities Council, Ms. Sethi worked with Daezia Smith, leadership programs specialist, to apply for and secure the funds. The result: a Festival of Festivals: … [Read more...] about REL MA Graduate Secures Funding for Tour of the Globe Event
Dr. Vadim Putzu, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, is again offering an Education Abroad trip to Israel this coming May 2023! In collaboration with Dr. David Romano (Political Science), MSU students have an opportunity to travel to Israel, one of the most diverse and complex lands in the world, and earn college credit while visiting the historic, fascinating cities of … [Read more...] about Israel Education Abroad in May 2023!
Voter Awareness Week begins next week on the MSU campus and all students are encouraged to attend the events Monday-Thursday, 3-6 October. As part of Missouri State University's Public Affairs mission and especially as a department in the College of Humanities and Public Affairs, it is our privilege and responsibility to offer our students opportunities to engage in our … [Read more...] about Voter Awareness Week!
If you follow the Missouri State University Meyer Library blogposts, then you are aware that the Smithsonian Institution, along with the MSU Libraries, will host a special Folklife Festival on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., in the summer of 2023. The library's blogpost today announced the dates of the festival - 28 June-9 July 2023, and a few of the planned details, … [Read more...] about Smithsonian Folklife Festival 2023!
Dr. Sarah Riccardi-Swartz, MSU Religious Studies BA (2012) and MA (2014) alumna, was interviewed by Odette Yousef for a news article on NPR.org today, "Orthodox Christian churches are drawing in far-right American converts". Based on Riccardi-Swartz's research on a community of mostly former evangelical Christians and Catholics who had joined the Russian Orthodox Church … [Read more...] about Religious Studies BA and MA Alumna Highlighted on NPR