The Religion and the Public University Collaborative will sponsor a colloquium on issues related to religion and public universities in conjunction with the 2021 spring meeting of the Upper Midwest American Academy of Religion. The colloquium will be held on April 9 (preceding the conference on April 10).
The UMN Religious Studies Program, the Institute for Advanced Study, and the Office of Equity and Diversity are proud to welcome visitors to the new online home of the Religion and the Public University Collaborative.
A recently approved Islamic Studies minor is in development in the Religious Studies Program at the University of Minnesota. The minor comes with two new professors and will help students tie their courses together.
The Quran has captivated new Assistant Professor Mohsen Goudarzi’s interests since an early age. Today, he explains how rethinking fundamental aspects of this text can lead to a new understanding of Islam’s beginnings.