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TEACHING POSITION AVAILABLE – Winter 2022

Jul 09, 2021

RELS 201 - Religion and Empire and RELS 887 - Problems in Ancient Mediterranean Religions School of Religion Queen’s University Kingston, ON, CAN K7L 3N6 The School of Religion at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates...

How to respond to the ‘moral distress’ of the COVID-19 pandemic

Jun 10, 2021

Check out Tracy Trothen's piece with Deborah Tregunno on "How to respond to the ‘moral distress’ of the COVID-19 pandemic" in The Conversation.

Faculty Position: Queen's National Scholar (QNS) in Black Religions

Apr 12, 2021

Position description and application instructions The School of Religion at Queen's University invites applications for a Queen’s National Scholar (QNS) position in Black Religions. The position is a full-time tenure track/tenured position at the As...

TEACHING POSITION AVAILABLE – Fall 2021

Apr 06, 2021

RELS 212—Mythology of the Ancient Near East School of Religion and Jewish Studies Queen’s University Kingston, ON, CAN K7L 3N6   The School of Religion in conjunction with Jewish Studies at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified can...

Antisemitism and Hate Movements After Trump

Mar 10, 2021

Register Now: Zoom Link The Jewish Studies Program and the School of Religion at Queen’s University will host an important discussion on the future of antisemitism and hate movements in the post-Trump period. The Anti-Defamation League, as well as several researcher...

New Publication by Tracy Trothen

Mar 05, 2021

Tracy Trothen is very pleased to announce the publication of her coauthored (with Professor Calvin Mercer) book: Religion and the Technological Future: An Introduction to Biohacking, A.I., and Transhumanism (Palgrave MacMillan). ...

Made Instrument, an Introduction

Feb 17, 2021

Register Now: Zoom Link In this talk, Dr. Ashon Crawley describes his book-in-progress, Made Instrument, about the sound of the Hammond organ and its relation to black spirituality, black sexuality, black queer possibility. What can attending to a specific instrument t...

The Present Life of Blasphemy: Kanye West in American Popular Culture.

Feb 03, 2021

Kathryn Lofton’s “The Present Life of Blasphemy: Kanye West in American Popular Culture” has been rescheduled from March 2020. Please join the School of Religion as we host Kathryn Lofton virtually on February 2nd at 2:30pm. Join Zoom Meeting What is Kanye West? Is ...

Pamela Dickey Young on Pope’s Endorsement of Same-Sex Civil Unions

Oct 28, 2020

"Pamela Dickey Young discusses Pope Francis’ watershed endorsement on same-sex civil unions, an endorsement that emerged on October 21 2020 in the debut of Evgeny Afineevsky’s documentary Francesco at the Rome Film Festival. Young fills in details about official teac...

Race Sciences and the Aryan Race in American Buddhism

Oct 19, 2020

Race Sciences and the Aryan Race in American Buddhism will be hosted on Zoom by the Flora Jane Baker Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Ryan Anningson on Tuesday, November 3rd from 2:30-4:00pm. Zoom Link ...

Introducing Dr. Jorge Legoas P

Oct 09, 2020

What was your background before you came to Queen’s/ took on your new role? After many years of practical work in development NGOs, I arrived from Peru for my graduate studies in Anthropology (Université Laval). Since then, I have spent my professional and academic life...

Introducing Dr. Ryan Anningson

Oct 09, 2020

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 cou...