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Ellen Goldberg's New Book Released

Ellen Goldberg's New Book Released

"Gurus of Modern Yoga", a book Ellen Goldberg co-edited with Mark Singleton and published by Oxford University Press, will be released December 2014.

This volume explores the contributions that individual gurus have made to the formation of the practices and discourses of yoga in today's world. The focus is not limited to India, but also considers the teachings of yoga gurus in the modern, transnational world, and within the Hindu diaspora.

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Local Member of Parliament Visits RELS Class

Local Member of Parliament Visits RELS Class

The Honourable Ted Hsu, Liberal Member of Parliament for the riding of Kingston and the Islands, recently spoke with students enrolled in RELS 340 Religion and Democracy. At the invitation of the instructor, Prof. Mehmet Karabela, Dr. Hsu gave a brief opening statement and then devoted most of the hour to addressing a wide range of questions posed to him by students.

To read more about the event see the Queen's Journal article.

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Creative work by students in RELS322

Creative work by students in RELS 322

Creative work by students in Prof Ellen Goldberg's class on "Yoga in India and the West" (RELS 322) were featured in a news story on the Queen's website. Students created a number of projects using media such as music, drawing, painting, and photography. Examples of this work can be seen online at http://pinterest.com/queensreligion/yoga-in-india-and-the-west/.

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