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Religious Studies News 2017-18

W&M, Richard Bland gearing up for Promise Scholars debut

W&M has chosen the first six professors to be involved in the program. Iyabo Osiapem, senior lecturer of Africana studies and linguistics, and Bev Sher, senior lecturer of chemistry and the university’s chief health professions advisor, will lead off.

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.

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