#UFreligion Blog

Reading about Judaism, Antisemitism, in America

“How antisemitic was this country, this America, these United States?” — Laura Z. Hobson In the 1940s Laura Z. Hobson (1900-1986) set out to tell the story of antisemitism by writing Gentlemen’s Agreement (1947) about a magazine writer who poses

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River People of Florida

“Water water everywhere, and not a drop to drink”—Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Samuel T. Coleridge Throughout this summer and the coming year, I will be doing fieldwork for a new book project: River People of Florida. This historical and

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Summer Presentations from UF Religion

Just because it is the summer term does not mean the faculty and graduate students of the Department of Religion at UF are taking a break. Far from it! Our faculty and students are conducting fieldwork, exploring archives, learning languages,

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Come teach with UF Religion!

The University of Florida Department of Religion seeks to hire a lecturer in any area of Religion with a special interest in “Religion & Nature” & “Religion and Health.” The salary range will be between $40,000 and $45,000. This is

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Last Call for Religion News?

Is religion news crumbling before our eyes? Is religion fading away with the modern age? When will the next “Religion in the News” post arrive at my digital doorstep? These are all good questions. The answers are no, no, and

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