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RELS Student receives Global Undergraduate Award

RELS Student Receives Global Undergraduate Award

A group of the world’s top performing students gathered in Dublin from 11–13 November 2019 to take part in the Global Undergraduate Summit, a 3-day conference where students from 38 universities, 12 countries and 25 different categories gathered to collaborate and share research.

RELS MA student Samuel Maclennan was Highly Commended in the Philosophy category for his paper Queering Mary in Christian Feminist Theological Literature. 


2021-2021 Master (CGS-M) Applications due December 1, 2019

2020-2021 Canada Graduate Scholarship - Masters (CGS-M) Competition


Guidelines and complete instructions for the 2020-2021 Canada Graduate Scholarships –Master’s (CGS M) competition are now available from this website:


The online Canadian Common CV (CCV) and the online Research Portal application for the 2020-2021 CGS M competition are accessed from the same website.


Dr. Shobhana Xavier awarded Wabash Center Fellowship

Dr. Shobhana Xavier awarded Wabash Center Fellowship

Congratulations to Dr. Shobhana Xavier who has been awarded a Wabash Center Fellowship for a project entitled:  "Navigating the Taboos of Race, Ethnicity and Religion in the Classroom." For the Fellowship project she will be researching and reflecting on her religious studies pedagogical practices, especially for her course on race, ethnicity and religion.