Tag: Events

Announcing the 2021 Day Virtual Lecture: Sporting the Sacred

Poster for the 2021 Day Lecture. Information in post text.

We invite you to join us on March 10th at 7pm (central) for our annual Day Lecture — which will be a virtual event this year, hosted by Prof. Richard Newton. Dr. Zachary T. Smith will discuss the academic study of religion and sports, beginning with the question: how can we think beyond the common scholarly (and popular) characterization of sport as some kind of new quasi-religious phenomena of secularized society? Zach is an Assistant Teaching Professor in Kinesiology, in […]

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Start 2016 Off Right With #LoungeTweets

The Spring semester begins this week and we want to start the new semester and the new year off with a bang! So, we’re brining back Live Tweets from the Lounge, that wonderful event where a faculty member sits in our student lounge and sends out tweets to you, our students and friends. This time, Prof. Nathan Loewen will be the one behind the keyboard bringing you hot takes from the lounge at 2pm on Thursday January 14th. Don’t miss it. […]

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“REL” is Spelled B-I-N-G-O

Have you noticed the new “Welcome Back” posters on some of the doors around Manly? What about the big Bingo cards on these posters? As many of you know, the Department and our Student Association host a number of events throughout the year, and 2015-2016 is already packed with lectures, dinners, movies, and more. So click here to print off your own REL Bingo card and keep track of all our events throughout the year. Welcome back, and we hope to […]

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13th Annual Aronov Lecture with Dr. Shaul Magid

Dr. Shaul Magid of Indiana University, Bloomington, this year’s Aronov Lecturer. Named after the late Aaron Aronov–the founder of Aronov Realty for whom the Department’s endowed chair in Judaic studies is also named–the annual Aronov Lecture series was established in 2002.  This year’s event will feature Dr. Shaul Magid (Indiana University, Bloomington) presenting his lecture “After Multiculturalism: Postethnicity and the Future of Judaism in America.” […]

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