From learning how to become a critical consumers of news to the lighter side of religion. The Religious Studies Department has some great courses that will to keep you interested from first class to last.
Apr 25, 2017
Video: Daniel Machiela guest lecture in Bar-Ilan University and Hebrew University.
Apr 13, 2017
"We have made you into nations and tribes that you may know one another" A verse of the Quran and Western Errors
The Annual Global Islam Lecture and the Department of Religious Studies welcome Dr. Lynda Clarke from Concordia University on Wednesday March 22, 2017. Talk will be held in HSC 1A6 at 7:30 p.m.
Mar 06, 2017
What happens when you a take a centuries old religious ritual and add a bit of sparkle?
Feb 28, 2017
Bursary opportunity for graduate & undergraduate students. Application deadline March 15, 2017 | The Canadian Friends of Hebrew University (CFHU), with matching funds from the Ontario Student Opportunities Trust Fund (OSOTF), has established a Bursary for McMaster University students to study for a summer, semester, or academic year at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Feb 15, 2017
Thurs., March 9, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., University Hall (UH) room, 122, Fumi Yao will give a paper with the title: “Re-encountering old materials through a new discovery: the emergence of another Sanskrit manuscript of the Bhaiṣajyavastu.”
Feb 14, 2017
Wed., March 8, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in University Hall (UH), room 122 Dr. Eve-Marie Becker will give a paper called "Beyond History: How the Fourth Gospel Transcends Ancient Historiography"
Feb 14, 2017
McMaster undergraduate students from all Faculties now have the option of taking a minor in Muslim studies.
Feb 06, 2017
Colloquia and Visiting Speakers: 'Crossing the Dharmascape: Mindfulness and Insight Practice in Burma and America'
Dr. Erik Braun, University of Virginia. Fri., Jan. 27, 2017 at 4:00pm. Location: UH 122
Jan 18, 2017
The Department of Religious Studies hosts Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Chief Curator of the Core Exhibition at POLIN Museum and University Professor Emerita of Performance Studies at New York University, Thurs., Jan. 12, 2017, 7 to9 p.m., Great Hall, University Club
Dec 11, 2016
On Thurs., Nov. 10, 2016 members of the McMaster community gathered to honour the life and academic contributions, and to share memories of our much loved former Religious Studies faculty member, Gérard Vallée (Aug. 12, 1933 – Oct. 15, 2016)
Nov 10, 2016
Dr. Cuilan Liu, Assistant Professor of Buddhist Studies at Emmanuel College of Victoria University in The University of Toronto. Thurs., Dec. 15, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. Location: UH 122
Nov 04, 2016
Public Lecture Dr. Sherman Jackson Harry Lyman Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor. Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 7:30 p.m., in HSC 1A6
Oct 17, 2016
2016 President's Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teaching and Learning, Publications, Conference Papers and Invited Talks, Graduate Student Publications and Presentations, Alumni News
May 31, 2016
Conference Papers and Invited Talks, Graduate Student Appointments, Graduate Student Presentations
Mar 31, 2016
50th Anniversary, Presentations, Graduate Student Presentations, Alumni News
Feb 29, 2016