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 »
Barrett Emerick, assistant professor of philosophy at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, has been named to a list of “40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire.” The list, which profiles 40 inspirational professors under the age of 40 from select colleges and universities, is featured on the NerdScholar section of NerdWallet.com, a consumer finance website.
Professor of Religious Studies Katharina von Kellenbach was noted for her Holocaust research in East Berlin in an article regarding the first woman rabbi, Regina Jonas. During von Kellenbach’s research, supported by College faculty development funds, she discovered the only known existing photo of Regina Jonas. Additionally, von Kellenbach was described as a “widely respected scholar of Find out more »
Associate Professor of Religious Studies Betül Başaran’s book Selim III, Social Order and Policing in Istanbul at the End of the Eighteenth Century has been published by Brill as part of “The Ottoman Empire and its Heritage” series. Başaran examines the beginnings of large-scale population control and crisis management in Istanbul, and urges us to go Find out more »
Professor of Religious Studies Katharina von Kellenbach discusses her attendance at the conference of the European Society of Women in Theological Research (ESWTR) on “The Faculty Voice,” an independent faculty news source.
The St. Mary’s College of Maryland Philosophy and Religious Studies Department presents “Socrates Now,” a performance illustrating Socratic ethics, on Monday, April 1, at 7 p.m. in the St. Mary’s College Cole Cinema, Campus Center. Audience members are also invited to a post-performance discussion with solo performer Yannis Simonides, Emmy Award-winning actor and producer of Find out more »
As a part of the 17th annual Holocaust and Genocide Series at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, “I Have No Right to Be Silent: The Human Rights Legacy of Rabbi Marshall T. Meyer,” a human rights traveling exhibit from Duke University, will be on display from September 19 through November 30 on the second floor of Find out more »
Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, professor of psychology at Cape Town University, South Africa, and a former member of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission, will describe her experiences in a public lecture at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, in Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall. Her book, “A Human Being Died that Night: A South African Find out more »
Jeffrey Kripal, author of “Mutants and Mystics: Science Fiction, Superhero Comics, and the Paranormal,” will focus on how the paranormal has helped generate popular cultural genres of pulp fiction, science fiction, and superhero comics at 8:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, in Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Kripal is Find out more »