Tag: #UFreligion

Native Heritage Month Event

The American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program, coordinated by Professor Robin Wright, will receive Dr. Philip DeLoria, the Carroll Smith-Rosenberg Collegiate Professor of American Culture and History, as guest speaker during this year’s Native American Heritage month in November. Dr.

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Religion and Power: A CFP

3rd Annual RSGA Graduate Conference March 16-17, 2018 In an increasingly interconnected world, religion continues to play a critical role in the lives of individuals and their relations to society. Processes of colonialism, migration, and globalization have shaped and have

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Religion in the News: September 29, 2017

Religion has always been with us. And it isn’t going away. Throughout history, it has expressed the deepest questions human beings can ask, and it has taken a central place in the lives of virtually all civilizations and cultures. Indeed, even

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Summer Students Explore Non-Western Healing Practices

RELIGION, MEDICINE AND HEALING (REL 3098/ ANT 3930) Professor Robin M. Wright (ONLINE) This course is dedicated to the study of non-Western healers and medicine in relation to various religious traditions around the globe. The most important themes we shall

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Travel Ban Panel at UF Explores Race, Religion

*Aya Cockram is a graduate student in UF’s Religion Department. Cocrkam contributed this blog post in her personal capacity. The views expressed are her own and do not necessarily represent the views of the University of Florida Religion Department, University of Florida’s College

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Graduate Conference: Sexing Sacred Bodies

Bodies shape and are shaped by religious practice—they enact ritual, are fashioned to reflect religious identity, inspire and create devotional objects, and define boundaries of sacredness. How does the gender of such bodies shape experiences of the sacred, and how

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Graduate Conference: Sexing Sacred Bodies

Bodies shape and are shaped by religious practice—they enact ritual, are fashioned to reflect religious identity, inspire and create devotional objects, and define boundaries of sacredness. How does the gender of such bodies shape experiences of the sacred, and how

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