The Department of Religious Studies at Indiana University is a premier venue for re-imagining the academic study of religion.
We produce innovative, interdisciplinary research that pushes the boundaries of the field. Our faculty study error and love and book cultures, healing, wonder, and failure, empires, tourists and trees, mountains, magic, and protest—studying religion as a global phenomenon from antiquity through the contemporary world. expand->>
December 3David Henkin
"Welcome to the Working Week: Rhythms and Regimes in Nineteenth-Century America"
5:30 pm, CAHI House,
1211 East Atwater Avenue
December 9Stephen Selka
"Our Lady of Many Causes: Religion and the Politics of Heritage in Bahia, Brazil”
12-1:30pm, GISB 2067
- Professor Cooper Harris is interviewed on WFHB about Zora Neale Hurston
- Professor Lisa Sideris featured in special issue of The Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture
- Professor Winnifred Sullivan wins AAR Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion: Analytical-Descriptive Studies
- Read professor Winifred Sullivan and grad student Jacob Boss' responses to the Indiana Religious Freedom Act debate in the CSRES Forum
- Professor Aaron Stalnaker awarded Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation Scholar Grant
- Professor Michael Ing Named Scholar with "Enhancing Life" Project
- Professor Jeremy Schott awarded Travel Grant
The Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society(CSRES)
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- Help support continued excellence in our department
- Undergraduates Sarah Kissel and Hannah Murray awarded Mary Jo Weaver Scholarships
URSA EVENTS Dec 7, 1-2pm
Lunch discussion with
Dec 9, 4-5pm
URSA planning meeting
- IU Ethics Bowl Team Returns to National Championship
- Everything You Always Wanted to Know About God
(But Were Afraid to Ask)
A fireside chat with Professors Constance Furey and Sonia Velázquez
- Alum William Smith examines the polygamy debate in Religion Dispaches.
- Graduate Student Hanna Garvey nabs 1st place in the Theta Alpha Kappa Graduate Fellowship Awards
- Congratulations to our latest PhD, Faraz Sheikh. His research looks at the work of the early Muslim thinker, al-Muhasibi.
- PhD Candidate Dana Logan awarded Devonia and Steve Stein Fellowship for the Study of American Religions
- PhD Candidate Christine Libby was awarded a College of Arts and Sciences Dissertation Completion Fellowship for 2105-16.
- Alum Coleen Leahy shares her story.
Politics of Religious Freedom
Winnifred Sullivan, University of Chicago Press, 2015
Jeremy Schott, Liverpool University Press, 2015
Rabbis, Sorcerers, Kings, and Priests
Jason Mokhtarian, University of California Press, forthcoming July 2015
Real and Imagined
Heather Blair, Harvard University Press, 2015