Professor of Religious Studies Carl Olson published the essay “Conflicting Methodological Metaphors Pertaining to Sameness and Difference: Eliade and Deleuze in Dialogue” in From Influence and Confluence to Difference and Indifference: Studies on History of Religions, edited by Mihaela Gligor and published by Presa Universitara Clujeana in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2015 (pp. 76-113).
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Two essays by Professor of Religious Studies Carl Olson, “Archeology of Celibacy” (Vol. 1, pp. 207-208) and “Tantric Sex” (Vol. 3, pp. 1335-1357), have been published in The International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality, 3 Vols., edited by Patricia Whelehan and Anne Bolin, West Sussex: Wiley Blackwell Publishers, 2015. Professor Olson recently signed a book contract
After attending two AAC&U workshops on Faculty Leadership and Integrative Learning, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies Eric Boynton, Professor of Biology, Neuroscience, and Global Health Studies Lee Coates, and Associate Professor of French Laura Reeck co-authored an article, “Opening the Doors for Faculty Collaboration: The Case of the Allegheny Gateway,” which appears in
Annabel Zinn ’15 and Brittany Griffith ’15 each presented a paper at Syracuse University’s Conference on Religion and Culture on March 28.
Professor of Religious Studies Carl Olson’s latest book, Indian Asceticism: Power, Violence, and Play, has been published by Oxford University Press. The book attempts to examine the interrelationship in Indian discourse and narrative of asceticism, power, violence, and play. Professor Olson’s essay “Vivekananda and Ramakrsna Face to Face: An Essay on the Alterity of a
By Kathleen Prosperi-McClard ’11 She’s a photographer, bird enthusiast, musician—and a Gator, too. Meet the multitalented Lauren Zurchin, a 2002 Allegheny graduate and an award-winning photographer based in Pittsburgh. A religious studies major with a double minor in music and health studies, Zurchin’s original dream didn’t involve being behind the lens of a camera. In
Chaplain Jane Ellen Nickell’s book We Shall Not Be Moved: Methodists Debate Race, Gender, and Homosexuality has just been published by Wipf and Stock Publishers.
Oxford University Press has accepted and will be publishing Professor of Religious Studies Carl Olson’s latest book, Indian Asceticism: Power, Violence, and Play, in the fall. Olson’s essay “The Conflicting Themes of Nonviolence and Violence in Ancient Indian Asceticism as Evident in the Practice of Fasting” has been published in the International Journal of Dharma
Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies Eric Palmer guest-edited Issue 9.3 of Journal of Global Ethics in 2013. Last summer he took on the role of co-editor of the same journal, a Taylor & Francis / Routledge publication, for 2014 forward. He works alongside Sirkku Hellsten of the University of Dar es Salaam. Issue 10.1
During the annual convention of the American Academy of Religion from November 23-26 in Baltimore, Professor of Religious Studies Carl Olson presented a paper titled “Violence, Power, the Demonic, and Indian Asceticism” for a panel on Religion and Violence. His essay “The Sacred Book” (pp. 19-38) was republished in “The Book: A Global History” (2013),