Religion professor draws connections between two non-events: The Rapture and the release of a report on the sex abuse scandal in the Catholic Church.
The Barnard alumna reflects on her work as a human rights activist mobilizing the Jewish community against US-sponsored torture and modern slavery, while exploring questions of how Judaism reacts to extreme violations of human dignity.
Elizabeth A. Castelli, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Religion, has been named editorial director of Marginalia Review of Books, a new channel of the Los Angeles Review of Books.
Professor Achsah Guibbory on finding contemporary meaning in the works of John Donne.
Prof. Elizabeth Castelli publishes the first English translation of a screenplay by the legendary and controversial Italian filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini.
Religion professor explores the development of Shī‘ī Islam though an examination of belief, narrative, and memory.
Bestselling author and Barnard English professor writes about the clash between Pope Francis I and American nuns.
Sindre Bangstad, postdoctoral fellow in the department of social anthropology at the University of Oslo, explores islamophobia in Norway.
Joan Scott explores the complex relationship between secularization and women’s emancipation.