Home The Program Courses Faculty & Staff Students & Alumni Scholarships & Opportunities FAQ Events Jewish Studies Metropolitan Area Pluralism Study (MAPS) Toward A Reasonable World Alternative Considerations of Jonestown and Peoples Temple
The Department of Religious Studies at San Diego State University…
News and Events
The Department of Religious Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor in Religion and Society with a specialization in the social scientific study of religion (anthropology of religion, or sociology of religion) to begin fall semester 2016.
Congratulations to Dr. Risa Levitt Kohn for being the recipient of this year's Faculty Monty for the College of Arts and Letters. The Monty recognizes outstanding faculty contributions and are given to faculty members in each of SDSU's seven colleges.
All of the recipients will be honored at the All-University Convocation on August 20.
The department will offer a new course this Fall, Religion, Culture, & Imagination (RELS 581/MALAS 600D sec.2). The course explores how humans have created cultures by means of imagination.
On Friday March 20th, 40 majors and minors from the Religious Studies department and the Classics & Humanities department visited the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibition at the California Science Center in Los Angeles curated by dept chair Risa Levitt Kohn. The trip was proposed by Classics major Annie Huynh as part of the Student Success Fee Student initiated proposal process.
This special exhibition explores the science and significance of the Dead Sea Scrolls, manuscripts written and hidden in caves 2000 years ago and not discovered until 1947. Use the promo code GOLD to receive a discount on tickets!
Dr. Rebecca Moore discusses her new book, Women in Christian Traditions, on KPBS midday edition. The book examines the influence and contributions that women have played in the development of Christianity throughout the centuries.
For more information about the Religious Studies major or minor, please contact advisor:
Professor Khaleel Mohammed