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Religious Studies department

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Religious Studies News & Events

Religious Studies News & Events

  •  Fall 2014 Perspectives

    Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

     Check out our Fall newsletter for updates on what has been happening in the department!

  •  Congratulations Dr. Vance-Trembath!

    Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

     Join us in congratulating Dr. Sally Vance-Trembath on being named one of SCU's Top 10 Professors by The Santa Clara. Check out the list below.

  •  Leadership Born Of Struggle and Hope

    Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014

    In commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the assassination of the Jesuits and their collaborators at the Universidad de Centroamerica (UCA) in El Salvador, Bannan Institutes will be hosting a panel with two of our department's very own, 

    Ana María Pineda, R.S.M., and Robert Lassalle-Klein, Ph.D., S.T.L., M.S.W.


  •  Congratulations Fr. Crowley!

    Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014

     Join us in congratulating Paul Crowley for his appointment as editor of Theological Studies.  Theological Studies is the most prestigious journal in Catholic theology in the United States and one of the most respected internationally. 

  •  The Religious Studies Faculty Lecture Series and AIMES present:

    Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

    Were-Tiger, Ghost-Monkey, Crow- Knife:

    Animals, the Environment and Religious Traditions in Southeast Asia Today 

    A lecture by Professor David Pinault, Dept. of Religious Studies

    Date: Tuesday, November 4th

    Time: 5:30 pm

    Place: Benson Parlors B & C


    Refreshments will be served!

  •  Attention RS Majors and Minors: Fall Reception

    Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

    When: Thursday October 30th, 2014 at 5:30 - 7:00 PM

    Where: Religious Studies lobby, 323 Kenna Hall

    • Celebrate the Fall Season
    • Mingle with fellow RS majors, minors, and faculty
    • Enjoy food & drinks
    • Enjoy a break from the academic action
  •  Search for What Matters

    Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014
    Please join us for the "Search For What Matters" Luncheon Speakers Series, beginning with Paul Crowley, S.J. on October 27th at noon!
    RSVP will be provided.
  •  Attention RS Majors and Minors: Pre-Registration

    Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014

    We would like you to take the opportunity to pre-register for all religious studies courses. Please consult the course descriptions and tentative syllabus posted on the bulletin board at the third floor Kenna hallway by the Religious Studies Department. Then, see your advisor from Monday, October 27 - Monday, November 3rd to pre-register.

    Minors should be in contact with Prof. Jim Bennett at; 408-551-1910

  •  Interested in Theology and Ministry? Thinking about graduate school?

    Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

    Come learn about program offerings, the admissions process, financial aid and more at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry

    Thursday, October 2

    Kenna 300A

    Drop in any time between 12:30PM and 2:00PM

    Any Questions? Email Brian Niemiec:

  •  The Catholic Conscience at Santa Clara University

    Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

    Director of Campus Ethics, David DeCosse and Prof. Kristin Heyer recently hosted a conference featuring 15 guests from 7 different countries (Argentina, India, Ireland, Japan, Kenya, Philippines, and the US).

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