Study Abroad in Greece Info Meeting

Thursday Oct 5th 5pm Farmer Hall 204 … [Read more...]

Zen Garden Activities

The Leidecker Center for Asian Studies invites you to participate in its annual “Gardens for Peace” event, as participating Japanese Zen Gardens throughout North America sponsor events to honor the UN’s International Day of Peace (Sept. 21). Join us for the following events, all of which will take place in the UMW Zen Garden behind James Farmer Hall (weather permitting): 1. Wed. 9/27 at noon: Guided Walking Meditation in the Garden 2. Wed. 10/4 at noon: Brief meditation and Zen Ensō Circle Painting … [Read more...]

Dr. Angela L. Pitts, Surviving Loss: Women’s Writings of Ancient Greece and the Distaff of Erinna

The Department of Classics, Philosophy, & Religion and Eta Sigma Phi at the University of Mary Washington present the Annual Eta Sigma Phi Lecture Dr. Angela L. Pitts Professor of Classics, University of Mary Washington Surviving Loss: Women’s Writings of Ancient Greece and the Distaff of Erinna Wed. April 12TH, 5 pm Lee 411 A reception will follow the lecture. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Questions? Call 654-1023 … [Read more...]

Religion Majors Present at WGST Research Forum

Congrats to Religious Studies Majors Emma Bradley and Madeline Ryan, who were selected to present their capstone research projects at the annual Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Research Forum on March 29, 2023. … [Read more...]

Honors Outlook Jennifer Barry’s Religion 208, Christianity after the New Testament

Dr. Jennifer Barry's Religion 208 course, Christianity after the New Testament featured in the Honors Outlook. Prof. Jennifer Barry’s course, RELG 208, Christianity After the New Testament, was spotlighted in the UMW Honors Newsletter. Christopher Anderson, a newly declared Religious Studies major, took the time to reflect on his experience in the class and highlighted an interactive assignment where students had the opportunity to re-enact the formative Christian Council of Nicaea (325 CE). This creative exercise allowed students to apply their cumulative knowledge and embody different theological positions in the game of early Christian politics. They also dove into the art of ancient rhetoric and attempted to navigate a fraught history of imperial and religious scandal. Link to the full piece: Honors Outlook Fall 2022 (pdf) … [Read more...]

People’s Front of Judea!? SPLINTERS!

MONTY PYTHON'S LIFE OF BRIAN Classics, Philosophy, and Religion Majors and Friends Join us for a Student/Faculty Mixer PIZZA AND MOVIE NIGHT Thurs. 11/10 5:00-7:30 p.m. Pizza in CPR Lounge, then movie in 210 JFH … [Read more...]


PROTESTS IN IRAN : CONTEXT, STRATEGIES, AND (LIKELY) CONSEQUENCES Join us for a panel on the ongoing protests in Iran triggered by the death of 22-year old Mahsa Amini in police custody. For four weeks now, women have been protesting dress and behavior rules despite the government locking down access to the internet and social media. Panelists: Ms. Leila Asadi, Activist and Scholar Dr. Mehdi Aminrazavi, Professor of Religion, UMW Dr. Farhang Rouhani, Associate Professor of Geography, UMW Ms. Asadi has 12 years of experience in teaching, activism, and research. Her research focuses on women's rights in Iran and the international regime on refugee protection. She has been working with the National Democratic Institute to empower civil society in Iran. OCTOBER 26 4-5:30PM MONROE 346 Sponsored by the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program, the Khatib Program in Religion and Dialogue. … [Read more...]

Pre-Law Club Donatations!

If you have the inclination, donate to the pre-law club at UMW. … [Read more...]

Aminrazavi on Recent Protests in Iran … [Read more...]

Zen Garden Community Cleanup

Zen Garden Community Fall Cleanup with Todd Stewart and Bob Chilton of Gardens Unlimited Wednesday, October 5, 10 - 4 at the Zen Garden, adjacent to Farmer Hall   Come by for five minutes, half an hour, or the whole day. Lend a hand and learn more about garden design, bonsai, and the history of zen gardens from Bob and Todd. Free pizza at 1pm or thereabouts.   At day's end we will rake the Peace Ring, designed by Hiroshima bombing survivor Toshiko Tanaka, into the fresh gravel or our karesansui … [Read more...]