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Listen to an interview with Dr. Nicole von Germeten about her new book “Profit and Passion: Transactional Sex in Colonial Mexico”

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Jun 14, 2018

Nicole Von Germeten, “Profit and Passion: Transactional Sex in Colonial Mexico” (U California Press, 2018)  

Kudos to Dr. Rena Lauer on her recent Medieval Academy Publication Subvention award!

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Jun 6, 2018

We are very pleased to announce that the 2018 Medieval Academy Publication Subvention has been awarded to Rena Lauer (Oregon State University) to support the publication of her forthcoming monograph,Colonial Justice and the Jews of Venetian Crete (Philadelphia: University of … Continue reading

Food of the Faithful – Tibetan studies scholar Geoffrey Barstow explores the limits of Buddhism

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Jun 4, 2018

Available sources almost universally agree that meat is delicious. Perhaps more importantly, meat is often considered necessary for human health. Compassion, placing the needs of others before ones own, lies at the very center of Tibetan religious rhetoric and self-conception. … Continue reading

Religious studies program sees increase in non-religious students

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May 7, 2018

Community members call for increased recognition of different religions from university. Among adults in Oregon, 68 percent of people identify as participants of a major religion, according to Pewforums 2016 survey. Being a university that is home to both domestic … Continue reading

Check out Dr. Marisa Chappell’s contribution to this new book Democracy and the Welfare State: The Two Wests in the Age of Austerity

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Dec 13, 2017

After World War II, states on both sides of the Atlantic enacted comprehensive social benefits to protect working people and constrain capitalism. A widely shared consensus specifically linked social welfare to democratic citizenship, upholding greater equality as the glue that … Continue reading

School of History, Philosophy, and Religion Events

School of History, Philosophy, and Religion Events

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Oct
02
2018

'Valuing a Changing Nature' - with Prof. Bryan Norton and Prof. Konrad Ott at Memorial Union Building (MU)

Valuing Nature: Joint Lecture with Bryan Norton (Georgia Tech) and Konrad Ott (University of Kiel, Germany). Environmental conflicts are rooted in different ways of understanding the value of nature and how…
Oct
02
2018

Valuing a Changing Nature - Public lecture with Prof. Bryan Norton & Prof. Konrad Ott at Memorial Union Building (MU)

Environmental conflicts are rooted in different ways of understanding the value of nature and how values are framed in narratives, metaphors, policies, and institutions. Leading environmental philosophers Norton and Ott…
Oct
03
2018

The Organizer - Documentary screening & talk with Wade Rathke at Memorial Union Building (MU)

THE ORGANIZER follows Wade Rathke, the controversial founder of ACORN, and explores the much maligned and misunderstood occupation of community organizing. Rathke founded the organization in 1970, and shepherded its…
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