During the winter break, Tom Kasulis, Professor of Comparative Studies and Director of the Center for the Study of Religion, participated in three Japanese university colloquia focusing on the recent Japanese translation of his book, Shinto: the way home. Nominated for the Grawemeyer Awa
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The Washington Post recently published Professor Isaac Weiner's thoughts on the recent Muslim call to prayer controversy at Duke University.
Congratulations to Isaac Weiner, assistant professor in Comparative Studies, who recieved $30,000 for the Religious Soundmap of the Midwest project from the Global Midwest Grants from Humanities without Walls Consortium.
On November 12 and 19 Comparative Studies undergrads in Professor Katherine Borland's Global Folklore course embarked on a global conversation about global folklore in film with students from Prof. Riham Bahi’s class at the American University of Cairo.
Professor Dorothy Noyes recently gave the presentation, "Why Don’t We Safeguard Mashed Potatoes and Mowing the Lawn?