The Department of Religious Studies recently hosted anthropologists Alan and Pamela Sandstrom for the annual Huntington Memorial Lecture. They presented their field research from their latest book, Pilgrimage to Broken Mountain: Nahua Sacred Journeys in Mexico’s Huasteca Veracruzana which traces the couple’s decades-long journey integrating themselves into studying the Nahua people and their culture. “It’s
(Pictured above is from a previous High School Ethics Bowl before the pandemic) The Southern California Regional High School Ethics Bowl competition hosted by Chapman University since 2015, looked a little different this year. Because of the pandemic, the program was integrated with zoom so that everyone could see each other, and breakout rooms were
The Griset Chair in Bible and Christian Tradition was the first endowed chair at Chapman University, established in 1984 in the name of Belle Griset, whose son Francis Griset served as a Chapman Trustee for many years. This Chair was held formerly by our esteemed colleague Prof. Marvin Meyer until his untimely passing in 2012.
The Department of Religious Studies presents an Interdisciplinary Conference, Religious Genderings: The Socio-Spiritual [Dis-]Empowerment of Women and Men, Wednesday, February 26 – Friday, February 28, 2014. Some of the speakers include, Rosemary Radford Ruether, Karma Lekshe Tsomo, Amina Wadud, Rachel Adler and Ken Stone. This interdisciplinary conference will focus on religion as a powerful force in
Call for Papers! The Department of Religious Studies is hosting the Interdisciplinary Conference Religious Genderings: The Socio-Spiritual [Dis-]Empowerment of Women and Men, February 27-28, 2014. WHAT IS THIS CONFERENCE? This interdisciplinary conference will focus on religion as a powerful force in shaping our conceptions of gender, a force which can be simultaneously liberative and