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Kathryn Dickason and Ahoo Najafian featured in Stanford News

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Complex view of Islam found in poetry of Iran, Stanford researcher shows In a study of Persian literature, Stanford religious studies scholar Ahoo Najafian describes the role of poetry in the context of modernity in Iran. Ironically, those by the Grand Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini spoke out against established, strict religion. Facebook Twitter Email BY KATHRYN … Continued

Professor Jane Shaw’s research profiled in Gender News

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Women remaking religion in early twentieth-century Britain Exploring the intersections of religion, gender and the modern era Ph.D. candidate Kathryn Dickason writes about research by Jane Shaw, Professor of Religious Studies and Dean for Religious Life at Stanford. Read the entire article HERE.