27 Oct 2017
October 27, 2017

The Priest and the Prophetesse Event

On Monday October 27th in the Women s Studies Lounge our Department Chair and Professor, Terry Rey gave a wonderful talk about his new book The Priest and the Prophetesse (Oxford University Press, 2017) as a part of Global faculty lecture series. The discussant, professor Alessandra Benedicty-Kokken (City College of New York), responded to his talk. The Director.. read more →

On September 26, Venerable Dr. Yifa will give a talk about  Contemporary Buddhism in China in the CHAT Lounge. She is a Taiwanese Buddhist nun who is a social activist with a PhD from Yale and founder/director of the Woodenfish Foundation. This talk is sponsored by Global Studies, Asian Studies and the Department of Religion. read more →

14 Sep 2017
September 14, 2017

Terry Rey Will be Giving a Talk on October 23

We are excited to announce that Dr. Terry Rey will be giving a talk on October 23 as part of the Global Faculty Series. The Global Studies Program will be presenting Dr. Rey  as he discusses The Priest and the Prophetess: Abbé Ouvière, Romaine Rivière, and the Revolutionary Atlantic World. Discussant: Alessandra Benedicty-Kokken City College of.. read more →

07 Sep 2017
September 7, 2017

Welcome Reception for New Graduate Students

On Wednesday, August 30, 2017, We had Fall 2017 graduate student orientation and welcome lunch in the Department of Religion lounge, Anderson Hall, 6th floor. Thanks to the effort of our department coordinator Jemina Quales, faculty members and current graduate students, we welcomed new graduate students Yohong Roh, Atsede Elegba, Mary Ward-Bucher and Gerard James.. read more →

In conjunction with Citizen Diplomacy International of Philadelphia and the US Department of State, on Monday, August 22, the Department of Religion hosted an informal luncheon for 10 Islamic leaders from Indonesia currently visiting the United States as part of a program entitled “Civil Society in Muslim Communities.” Given Temple’s long and storied history in Islamic.. read more →