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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
16
2018

Theodore Roosevelt at OSU at Memorial Union Building (MU)

Joe Wiegand is the nation’s premiere reprisor of Theodore Roosevelt. Joe’s live performances have been featured at hundreds of historic places associated with TR’s life and legacy. Joe has been…
Oct
16
2018

Theodore Roosevelt at OSU at Memorial Union Building (MU)

Joe Wiegand is the nation’s premiere reprisor of Theodore Roosevelt. Joe’s live performances have been featured at hundreds of historic places associated with TR’s life and legacy. Joe has been…
Oct
18
2018

Why Prisons Are Not The New Asylums - Lecture by Dr. Liat Ben-Moshe at Strand Agriculture Hall

Without disregarding the reality of having dis-proportioned numbers of people with disabilities (psychiatric, cognitive, learning disabilities) in jails and prisons, Dr. Ben-Moshe will caution against declarations that jails are becoming…
Oct
30
2018

Biodiversity and the History of Scientific Environments at Memorial Union Building (MU)

This workshop brings together scholars from environmental history, historical geography, and the history of science to analyze how scientific spaces were used and reconfigured during long-term research, focusing a historical…
Oct
30
2018

Bridging the Divide: Nature, Science, and Politics on the Korean Peninsula at Memorial Union Building (MU)

In “The Koreas at Night,” South Korea appears as a vibrant island of light while North Korea seems to disappear into the dark sea. The image exposes economic disparities on…
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