Carolyn Elerding, Ph.D. candidate in Comparative Studies, recently had her article, "Mass Online Education: Dialectic of Enlightenment 2.0", published in Meditations. The essay was the winner of the 2013 Sprinker essay prize.
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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
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.