Comparative Studies Professor Isaac Weiner, and his collaborator Professor Amy DeRogatis were recently interviewed about their Religious Soundmap of the Midwest Project on Michigan Public Radio.
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WDET Detroit Public Radio featured a brief segment on the Religious Soundmap of the Midwest Project which is headed by Compartive Studies Professor Isaac Weiner and Amy DeRogatis, Professor at Michigan State University. From the WDET Website:
The South Asia Graduate Studies Association (President and Founder: Amanda Randhawa (Comp Studies), Nithya Rajan (WGSS) vice-president, Archana Venkatesh (History) treasurer, Sri Thakkilapati (Sociology) secretary), in collaboration with the Religious Studies Roundtable
Amanda Randhawa, PhD Student in Comparative Studies, recently received a travel grant from the Sawyer Seminar, "Crossroads: Culture, Politics, and Belief in the Balkans and South Asia (Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation).
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.
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