Orange Alert


(Nov. 3, 2017)

Urban Religon

Blog Posts/Archived News

(Oct. 26, 2017)

Phyllis Backer Foundation Establishes Jewish Studies Professorship

Professorship will bring 'vitality, innovation, cohesiveness' to campus, Dean Ruhlandt says

(Oct. 15, 2017)

Remembering Ambedkar Dikshabhoomi

Blog Posts/Archived News

(Oct. 4, 2017)

Why Vietnam? by Sara Swenson

Blog Posts/Archived News

(Sept. 20, 2017)

The Nones Are Alright

Kaya Oakes to present Borgognoni Lecture Oct. 9

(Sept. 19, 2017)

Grateful to be Getting Started in Maharashtra

Hello all! I write to you from Mahatma Gandhi International Hindi University in Wardha, Maharasthra, India at the very beginning of my fieldwork experience.

(Sept. 6, 2017)

Legacy, Loyalty, and Lacrosse

Weekend events celebrate Creator’s Game, Haudenosaunee values

Cardiff Castle, Photo by Swenson Min

(Aug. 29, 2017)

The Practice of Preparation

I am writing from Amsterdam in the Netherlands, where I am waiting to start fieldwork in Vietnam in ten days. In many ways, my fieldwork started weeks ago with language review, IRB protocol forms, and visa paperwork. After hearing the wonderful news that I had been awarded the Robert HN Ho Dissertation Research Fellowship in Buddhist Studies, I immediately emailed friends and contacts in Vietnam to let them know I would be returning this fall.