Studying
Religion in
Culture


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Strike a pose.
Strike a pose.
Vogue, vogue, vogue.

 

Looking for photos from other Department events?

Then visit our sites for each of the following:


Annual Aronov Lecture

Religion in Culture Lecture Series

Religion in Culture Lunchtime Discussion Series

 

 

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Honors Day

Each Spring the University sets aside a day to recognize its students' accomplishments. The Department takes this opportunity to hold a luncheon reception on the balcony, to honor that year's Silverstein Scholars.

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Welcome Back Event

Near the start of past Fall semesters, the Department hosted a reception on the balcony of Manly Hall.

Presently, the semester starts off in August with the Department stocking cool drinks and treats outside class to welcome students back.

 

Get On Board Day

Each Fall and Spring semester opens with a day when campus-wide student organizations peddle their wares and try to convert impressionable freshman to their cause. Not to outdone, REL students have been attending for several years though we only have recent photographic evidence to prove it.

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Balcony Bash

As if they didn't have enough to do, what with school and part-time jobs, students apparently wanted a rationale to hang out on our 19th century balcony, so...

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The Manly Cup

Unbeknownst to many of those roaming the balconies, the Religious Studies Student Association and Theta Alpha Kappa warred against one another for years, from 1928 to 1983, from pencil sharpening relays to popcorn eating showdowns. Twenty-six years following their initial truce, competition broke out again, and this time, they baked.

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Student Trips

Periodically, the Department sends small groups of students to explore exotic, distant places. Among those trips were...

Regional Meeting of the American Academy of Religion (March 2012)

RSSA Trip to International Museum of Muslim Cultures in Jackson, MS (April 2011)

Regional Meeting of the American Academy of Religion (March 2011)

Regional Meeting of the American Academy of Religion (March 2009)

Study Abroad in Thessaloniki, Greece (May 2008 and 2009)

Conference at the University of Syracuse (April 2005)

Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit
(March 2005)