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Dr. Myrna Perez SheldonWOUB Digital’s Spectrum interviewedDr. Myrna Perez Sheldon in a story headlined “Religion & Science are Bound Together by Public Policy and Political Authority.” Perez is Assistant Professor in Classics & World Religions as well as Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies. A new study will examine how the relationship between science […]

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classics and world religions news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 06

Dr. Loren Lybarger, portraitDr.Loren Lybarger, Associate Professor of Classics & World Religions, was quoted in a Post article headlined “World Hijab Day Celebrated In Solidarity with Muslim Women.” The hijab scarf has, in a sense, become a symbol for Islam and for Muslims, Loren Lybarger, an associate professor of classics and world religions […]

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classics and world religions news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 06

Fred Drogula, portrait in hallwayBy Sierra Heilman Dr. Fred Drogula, the new director of the Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities, wants to champion the humanities and challenge his students to “put ourselves in (ancient people’s) shoesor sandals” to understand their ideas and culture. Drogula is also a professor in […]

The post Drogula Brings Passion for Humanities as New Ping Institute Director appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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classics and world religions news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 15

A smiling Rachel Meyer standing in front of file boxesEditor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Rachel Meyer ’16 is a second year master’s student in Anthropology at the University of Cincinnati. She graduated from the College of Arts & Sciences at […]

The post Happy Beginnings | Meyer Continues Anthropology Research in Grad School appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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classics and world religions news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 01

Brian Collins, portraitDr. Brian Collins was quoted in a Post story headlined “Before trick-or-treating, commercialization and block parties, Halloween was rooted in Celtic religion.” Collins is theDrs. Ram and Sushila Gawande Chair in Indian Religion and Philosophy at Ohio University. People would leave gifts to the fairies so they wouldnt mess with […]

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classics and world religions news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 25

Black and white map showing Middle East and North Africa, and labeled Middle East and North Africa Studies, Ohio UniversityThe Spring 2019 courses that fulfill requirements for the Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate include two coursesElementary Arabic II and Sufism: Mysticism and Asceticism in Islam. Please note that in addition to these courses, Honors Tutorial College tutorials, directed studies, and senior theses credits earned through the study […]

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classics and world religions news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 21

Dr. Brian Collins holds a horror film poster from India.As the home to the worlds largest film industry, India is littered with movie posters, most of them advertising typical Bollywood-style musicals. But for the last decade or so, Dr. Brian Collins, the Drs. Ram and Sushila Gawande Chair in Indian Religion and Philosophy, has taken an interest in a […]

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classics and world religions news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Aug 20

Alana Newman, portraitOhio University alum Alana Newman ’09 was named a visiting lecturer at Monmouth College for 2018-19, according to a Monmouth announcement. Newman earned her undergraduate degree in classical civilizations from Ohio University. She completed her graduate studies at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, receiving a masters degree in classical […]

The post Alumni News | Newman Named Visiting Lecturer at Monmouth College appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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classics and world religions news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Aug 18

Dear Graduates, The Classics & World Religions Department you once knew is still, in whats important, the department that we are today. That is, we remain committed to teaching our majors, minors, and elective students the importance of knowing about the ancient Greek and Roman world. We remain committed to […]

The post Message from the Chair | Changing Faces But Same Mission appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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classics and world religions news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Aug 17

Loren Lybarger , portraitDr. Loren Lybarger, Associate Professor of Classics & World Religions, is featured by eCampus in its Spotlight Sunday social media series. Lybarger is teaching CLWR 3330 Introduction to Islam this summer for eCampus. “My interest in Islam and Muslim societies and cultures goes all the way back to the very […]

The post Lybarger Talks about Palestinian Experiences in eCampus Spotlight Sunday appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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classics and world religions news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 21

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