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David Morgan and Images

Thursday, February 15, 2018
Check out David Morgan discussing images.

Celebrating Duke and The Meyers

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
The Chronicle published "Dear Old Duke: The Meyers" on February 13, 2018. The article celebrates Duke's history by doing a "then and now" feature with Drs. Eric and Carol Meyers, who have long been a part of it. We are grateful that the Meyers have been a part of Duke, the Department of... Read More »

Sam Kigar's Dissertation Defense Was Successful

Friday, February 2, 2018
Sam Kigar successfully defended his dissertation February 2, 2018.  His committee was co-chaired by Dr. Ebrahim Moosa and Dr. David Morgan, and committee members were Dr. Mona Hassan, Dr. Cemil Aydin (UNC-CH) & Dr. Winnifred Sullivan (Indiana U, Bloomington).  Sam's dissertation topic... Read More »

Dr. David Morgan's New Book

Thursday, February 1, 2018
David Morgan talks about his new book ​Images at Work: The Material Culture of Enchantment ​ in this video. Congratulations to Dr. Morgan on his latest publication. Check it out!

Angel of Death or Angel of Life?

Monday, January 29, 2018
Graduate Program in Religion professor Kate Bowler in her January 26, 2018 article for the NY Times, “What to Say When you Meet the Angel of Death at a Party,” gives her insights on how to communicate appropriately to those suffering from life-threatening illnesses. Dr. Bowler has been living under... Read More »

Scott Muir Successfully Defends Dissertation

Thursday, January 25, 2018
Scott Muir, a doctoral student in the American Religion track, successfully defended his dissertation today! Muir's dissertation "Eruditio et Religio: A Comparative History of Religious Life on Four Campuses," was well-received by his exam committee.  His committee was comprised... Read More »

Duke Graduate Students Protest Proposed Tax Plan

Thursday, December 7, 2017
On November 29, a group of Duke University graduate students abandoned their work in protest of the proposed tax bill and its implications for them and others like them.  Several Graduate Program in Religion students joined the protest, including PhD candidate Joseph Longarino.... Read More »

The Rev. Kara Slade's Big Reveal

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
For weeks, PhD candidate The Rev. Kara Slade has been hinting at her upcoming move.  Due to waiting for the job offer to be finalized, she hadn't revealed the details of her new post - until now.  The big news - Trinity Episcopal Church Princeton and The Episcopal Chaplaincy at Princeton... Read More »

Duke Faculty Reads: Marc Brettler

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Click here to watch Marc Brettler, Bernice and Morton Lerner Professor in Judaic Studies, discuss his new book “The Jewish Annotated New Testament, Second Edition.”

Duke Faculty Reads: Curtis Freeman

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Click here to watch Curtis Freeman, research professor of theology and director of the Baptist House of Studies at Duke Divinity School, discuss his book “Undomesticated Dissent: Democracy and the Public Virtue of Religious Nonconformity.”

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