Master avant garde drummer Paul F. Murphy and renowned bebop pianist Larry Willis will perform a totally improvised concert, “Performing Spirit, Jazz, and Democracy,” on Friday, Dec. 8, at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. The concert is free of charge and open to the public. It begins at 7:15 p.m. in the Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall. Find out more »
Katharina Von Kellenbach, professor of religious studies, is giving the keynote address during the symposium “(Un)comfortable Identities: Representations of Persecution” on Oct. 20-21 at the University Center, Humboldt State University in California. An expert in the area of Holocaust studies and Jewish-Christian relations, Von Kellenbach’s address, titled “Cleansing the Nation in Pure Conscience: Notion of Find out more »
Katharina von Kellenbach, professor of religious studies at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, recently published a chapter in the book “Lived Religion and the Politics of (In)Tolerance” (Springer, 2017). The book explores ten case studies that address shortcomings in the relationship between religion and (in)tolerance and offers an understanding of micro-politics of (in)tolerance and the Find out more »
On Wednesday, Sept. 27, the Keti Koti Table Foundation on behalf of St. Mary’s College of Maryland introduced for the first time in the United States, a formal Keti Koti Dialogue Table with a Breaking Bread – Breaking Chains dinner dialogue at the public honors college. The Dutch tradition was established over the last ten Find out more »
One June 2, St. Mary’s students departed America to go on a 26-day study tour of Greece. The itinerary for the trip included trips to the ancient cities of Athens, Corinth, Nemea, and various other famous classical and historical sites. While there, students participated in the sixth Nemead, which taught them about the four Pan-Hellenic Find out more »
On April 22, 2016, five faculty were recognized for their outstanding work as part of the annual Awards Convocation. The awards and the recipients are as follows: The Homer L. Dodge Award for Outstanding Service was established in 1985 by the late Norton Dodge, who served on the board of trustees of St. Mary’s College Find out more »
Katharina von Kellenbach, professor of religious studies, has successfully participated in a network grant proposal to fund a network of scholars over the next three years. This news follows a talk von Kellenbach was invited to give at the German Film Premiere of Regina: The Story of the World’s First Woman Rabbi Regina Jonas in Berlin in November, 2015.
The St. Mary’s Ethics Bowl team finished 4th place, qualifying for nationals, at the Regional Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl (IEB) in Clemson, South Carolina on Saturday, November 14th. A total of 18 teams competed at the regional competition, and St. Mary’s placed ahead of teams from UMD, UMBC, Georgetown, UNC-Chapel Hill, and home team Clemson, among Find out more »
Associate Professor of Religious Studies Betül Başaran has received a prestigious institutional grant for St. Mary’s College of Maryland from the National Endowment for the Humanities to direct a four-week seminar for college and university professors in Washington, D.C. in the summer of 2016.
Katharina von Kellenbach, professor of religious studies, is the recipient of St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Norton T. Dodge Award for Scholarly and Creative Achievement. She was honored during the college’s 2015 Awards Convocation held April 24. A native of West Germany, von Kellenbach studied Evangelical Theology in Berlin and Göttingen (1979-1982) and received her Find out more »