by Jane Terry Want to get involved with a Public Affairs activity that is free, easy to do, helps you get rid of the extra stuff in your closets, and helps feed people, all at the same time? Then join the Stomp Out Hunger: All Collegiate Shoe Drive from now until October 19, 2013! Look for the blue boxes in Strong Hall (and elsewhere on campus) to donate your used … [Read more...] about Stomp Out Hunger!
by Jane Terry MSU Religious Studies alumna, Dr. Rachel M. (McBride) Lindsey (B.A., 2006), was recently hired as the Associate Director for the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University, St. Louis, MO. Dr. Lindsey will have direct oversight of the Center's curricular developments, the new minor in religion and politics, and … [Read more...] about REL Alumna Hits the Ground Running at Danforth Center
While in Sri Lanka this summer, Professor Stephen C. Berkwitz presented a copy of his book, Buddhist Poetry and Colonialism, to Mr. Herbert Kumar Alagiyawanna, a living descendent of the poet Alagiyavanna, who is the subject of Professor Berkwitz's book. Mr. Alagiyawanna, a journalist and author in Sri Lanka, assisted him with his research by sharing the oral history of the … [Read more...] about REL Professor Presents Book to Poet’s Descendent
by Jane Terry Everyone is invited to join the Unity March on Wednesday, 28 August, 7:30-9:00 p.m. from the MLK Bridge to Park Central Square. This event, one of the many events nationally on Wednesday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech, is presented by the Greater Springfield Race & Faith … [Read more...] about MLK Unity March Wednesday!
Religious Studies faculty member John Schmalzbauer was quoted extensively in the July 10, 2013 issue of the Christian Century. With a circulation of 36,000, the Century has long been the unofficial voice of mainline Protestantism in the United States. In his Editor’s Desk column, Christian Century publisher John Buchanan referenced Schmalzbauer’s article on the … [Read more...] about Religious Studies Professor Featured in “Christian Century”