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From politics and art to science and war, the study of religion opens a gateway to understanding the world around us. Religious literacy is key to global citizenship in the 21st century.

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This is a space for faculty and graduate students in Stanford's Religious Studies Department to reflect on the ways in which their own work foregrounds issues of diversity, inclusion, and equity. We will feature a different graduate student and faculty member on a rotational basis.

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January
26
Date:
Thursday, January 26, 2023. 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center

Serious consideration of the historical reality of premodern ascetic life begins in earnest with the work of Peter Brown.…

February
8
Date:
Wednesday, February 8, 2023. 5:00pm
Speaker: Professor Dina Boero, College of New Jersey
February
15
Date:
Wednesday, February 15, 2023. 12:00pm - 1:20pm