PROGRAMS
Undergraduate - Religious Studies



Learn about religions around the globe
Read religious texts, commentaries and analyses, and reflect on their meaning and importance
Discuss the concept of religion, its origin and construction, its power both to show and hide the phenomena it denotes
Think about religions as cultures with specific identities tied to language, region, bodily practices, texts, and beliefs
Consider how religions are shaped by interaction and exchange with other cultures, nations, ethnicities, and religious groups; by technological change; by changing conceptions of gender; by forces of modernization and reaction
Study contemporary religious movements and their relation to secularism, law, sovereignty, and violence
Look at religious art and artifact, and consider how they reflect and produce religion


To make an appointment, email Jen Hill jmhill@unr.edu