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RELG 391: Theory and Method

Find out about the exciting research projects of our students in RELG 391: Theory and Method in the Study of Religion

W&M is studying the future, now

President Katherine Rowe presided over The Future of Knowledge Tuesday, part of an ongoing effort by the new president to gather feedback from the William & Mary community around three themes: the future of knowledge, the future of work and the future of service.

Fall Tack Lecture rescheduled for Oct. 9

The Tack Faculty Lecture on Oct. 9 will be delivered by Anne Rasmussen, professor of music and ethnomusicology and the Bickers Professor of Middle Eastern studies at William & Mary. She'll strip away the many misconceptions Westerners hold about music, women and the Muslim world.

Students moved by modern memorials of Holocaust sites

William & Mary students toured Holocaust sites this summer to look at the Third Reich, national socialism and the Jewish people in Germany and Prague through a modern lens.

Religious Studies Student Summer Projects

The Religious Studies Department has 3 students who are working on very interesting summer projects with our Professors. Be sure to check out the links below to each students page!

McLaughlin set to sail the seven seas

Chosen to be crew member aboard the Picton Castle, Andrew McLaughlin '20 will cover 30,000 sea-miles on a voyage that achieves a five-year goal, part of which is to distribute medicine and books to island people in dire need of both.

Oludamini Ogunnaike
Drunkenness and cosmology in Sufi poetry

Associate professor of religious studies Oludamini Ogunnaike discusses his efforts to bring West African Sufi poetry to a wider audience.

Five faculty receive Alumni Fellowships Awards

Every year, the W&M Alumni Association honors a select group of outstanding young faculty members who represent William & Mary at its very best.

Audience discusses 'Our Lady of Kibeho' with cast, collaborators

Themes of faith, race and gender were among those discussed as the cast, designers and other collaborators of William & Mary theatre’s “Our Lady of Kibeho” took audience questions following Saturday night’s performance at Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall.

Roommates reunited with college careers

After being freshman roommates in 1999-2000, Wendy Livingston and Rebecca Hernandez have reunited through their professional careers with William & Mary.

Faculty Research Updates

Papers presented by Alexander Angelov, Annie Blazer, and Michael Daise

Book Discussion

Prof. Fitzgerald discusses her book in the National Catholic Reporter.

One Tribe One Day

Join us for #OneTribeOneDay and help W&M make a difference.

Career Paths in the Humanities

DISCUSSION WITH PROFESSIONALS, ALUMNI, AND STUDENTS Organized by the Department of Religious Studies FRIDAY, MARCH 23RD | 1PM-3PM IN WREN 301 | Contact information: Alexander Angelov ( Hillary Dickinson ( Ben Highland ( Objectives of the Event: 1) To discuss viable career paths with a degree in the Humanities 2) To discuss possible internships, grants, and fellowships 3) To create and maintain a social and professional network between Alumni and current Students 4) To help with transitioning from college to professional life