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Introducing Dr. Jorge Legoas P

We are so thrilled to introduce our new faculty member Dr. Jorge Legoas P. To welcome Dr. Legoas to the department and get to know more about him we completed a virtual interview. Dr. Legoas is also teaching RELS 227- Indigenous traditions in N. America as well as RELS 809- Readings in Religion ll. The course descriptions for both of these courses will be available soon! Click here to read the full interview.

 

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Introducing Dr. Ryan Anningson

We are so thrilled to introduce our new Flora Jane Baker Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Ryan Anningson. To welcome Dr. Anningson to the department and get to know more about him we completed a virtual interview. Dr. Anningson will also be teaching a new topics course this spring called "Religion, Race Creation, and Colonialism" so be on the lookout for the course description coming soon! Click here to read the full interview.

 

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New book by Pamela Dickey Young and Heather Shipley

New book by Pamela Dickey Young and Heather Shipley
 

Identities Under Construction: Religion, Gender, and Sexuality among Youth in Canada by Pamela Dickey Young and Heather Shipley has just been published by McGill-Queen’s University Press. Drawing from survey responses and interviews with nearly 500 young adults in Canada, the book explores the development, fluidity, and intertwining of religious, gender, and sexual identities.

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New Baker Postdoctoral Fellow

The School of Religion is pleased to announce that Dr. Ryan Anningson will be the Baker Postdoctoral Fellow from 2020-2022. Dr. Anningson received his PhD from Wilfrid Laurier University/University of Waterloo joint program in Religious Diversity in North America. His research focuses on the roles of race in the transmission of Buddhism to North America. His book Theories of the Self, Race, and Essentialization: The United States and the Asian “Other”: 1899-1957 is forthcoming from Routledge Press in their Critical Buddhism Series.

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Tracy Trothen Presented at the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics

Tracy Trothen Presented at the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics

Tracy Trothen gave a presentation today "at" the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics via Zoom, titled "Aging, Radical Life Extension, & Religion—Changing the Conversation." She enjoyed the discussion that followed her presentation very much and was excited to give this presentation. BUT she would have much preferred being there in person!

 

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