Religion

Drawing from Professor Emerita Joan Wallach Scott 's Sex and Secularism (Princeton University Press, 2017) and Visitor Sara Farris 's In the Name of Women’s Rights (Duke University Press, 2017), the Social Science Research Council's...
Winnifred Fallers Sullivan , former Member in the School of Social Science, whose work probes the intersection of religion and law, examines the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on the Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission case, announced on June 4, 2018. Read...
“The insistence that ‘laïcité’ is a fundamental principle is a cover for a continued assault on the rights of Muslim citizens in French society,” Joan W. Scott , Professor Emerita in the School of Social Science, said in a telephone interview with the Washington...
João Biehl and Adriana Petryna , former Visitors in the School of Social Science, and Arcadio Diaz-Quinones will discuss Unfinished: The Anthropology of Becoming at 6:00 p.m. on March 28 at Labyrinth Books . The book is a field-changing collection,...

In the Media

December 06, 2017
Glen W. Bowersock, Professor Emeritus in the School of Historical Studies, reviews What the Qur’an Meant: And Why It Matters by Garry Wills for the New York Review of Books, writing: “Anyone who follows the news will be aware that the sacred book...
For as long as modern science has existed, scientists have attempted to answer such unanswerable questions by trying to either reconcile science and religion, like Galileo did in defending his theories against the Inquisition and Ada Lovelace did in considering the interconnectedness of the universe,...
Last week, Columba Stewart, George William Cottrell, Jr. Member in the School of Historical Studies, Executive Director of the Hill Museum and Manuscript Library, and Professor of Theology at Saint John's Abbey and University in Collegeville, Minnesota, participated in the fourteenth annual international joint commission...