It’s a busy week ahead

With spring break drawing to a close we’ve got a full week ahead of us: (1) Sarah Griswold will defend REL’s first M.A. thesis; it takes place Monday at 1:30 in Manly 210 — all faculty and grad students are … Continue reading

Graduate Council Fellowship Awarded to Incoming M.A. Student

We’re pleased to announce that Savannah Finver, who will begin our M.A. in the Fall, has been awarded a Graduate Council Fellowship, by the School of Graduate Studies, for the 2018-19 academic year. This award, which was also given to … Continue reading

MA Students Taking Over the Study Religion Podcast

Our podcast has been taken over. For the latest episode of Study Religion, we’ve turned it over to our MA students–Emma Gibson, Sarah Griswold, and Sierra Lawson. This Fall these students were all part of our MA foundations course REL … Continue reading

The REL Journal Group: Durkheim and Data Edition

The following exchange between Prof. Mike Altman and Sarah Griswold, a student in our MA program, reflects on the recent meeting of the┬ájournal reading group, part of our Religion in Culture MA. Mike Altman: Sarah, for our first journal reading … Continue reading

When Classification Becomes Deadly

Sarah Griswold graduated from UA’s Department of Religious Studies in 2016. She will begin work on her M.A. in Religion at Florida State University in August. We do not yet know the motives of those who shot and killed five … Continue reading