Virtual Dialogues in Translation is an online studio that aims to make audible and give visibility to the voices of groups and individuals who are involved in multiple levels of civic engagement and active in the public sphere. From the rural religious leader (pundit) in a temple (mandir) in India to the views of the woman who runs a school in Bomako in Mali; from the ideas of the man calling people to prayers (muezzin) in Jakarta in Indonesia to the physician turned politician in the south of the United States. In today’s crowded global media environment, vital voices that resonate with views on religion and culture broadly conceived are not reported yet it is absolutely crucial that they be heard.
Sepphoris Excavations 2011
Prof. Eric Meyers and Prof. Carol Meyers are currently excavating in Sepphoris in the Galilee in Israel. Read all about it on this detailed, lavishly illustrated and regularly updated blog:
Spring 2013: New and Noteworthy Courses
Consider a course in the Religion Department this fall. Read about our new and noteworthy courses here.