A Visit from an Alumna

Alumna Lucia Hulsether (soon to be Ph.D. in American Religion from Yale U. and Assistant Prof. of Religious Studies at Skidmore College starting in January), visited Tina Pippin’s LDR-101 class recently! Discussing Atlanta’s two lunch counter exhibits at the World of Coke and The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Hulsether fascinated the first…

Roshan Iqbal wins a Wabash Center Fellowship

Roshan Iqbal, our very own Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, won a grant from the Wabash Center, which is funded by the Lily Foundation, for a project titled “Islamic Art and Reframing Perceptions of Islam.” Roshan will be using experiential learning in the form of in-class workshops on Islamic art, both calligraphy and geometric, as…

Adventures in Sustainability

Religious Studies course 210: Religion and Ecology took a trip around campus recently with Agnes Scott’s center for Sustainability to learn about different environmentally friendly aspects of campus, and how they benefit our community.

Senior Seminar Presentations

Four of our graduating seniors; Emma Fischer, Princess-Diamonds Harris, Emily Straka and Lydia Brown, presented their senior seminar projects on November 15th. The four seniors presented on topics ranging from “the Impact Religiosity Has on Quality of Life Among Muslim College Students” to “An Ancient Girl’s Guide to Upending the Patriarchy: S/words and Other Weapons…

A Vigil For Those Who’ve Passed

Yesterday (Monday, October 29th), the community of Agnes Scott College had a vigil in the campus chapel to remember those who were gunned down in the Tree of Life Synagogue on Saturday, as well as Maurice Stallard and Vicky Jones, two members of the black community who were gunned down in a Krogers in Kentucky….

Department Meeting

This Thursday, October 25th, the department is having a meeting in the South Dining Room in Evans Hall! The meeting is to be held from 1-1:50 P.M., and includes things such as a presentation by our graduating senior Emma Fischer, and a discussion about our revised Vision Statement! Come join us at the meeting, and…

A Sukkah Adventure

Agnes Scott’s own Hillel group held a Sukkot celebration on campus on Sunday, September 23rd, alongside Jewish Decatur!