Students participate in Truman’s Middle East study abroad program

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  • Students participate in Truman’s Middle East study abroad program

    October 5, 2014

    Pictured in front of the Treasury Building in Petra, Jordan are the 12 students who participated in last summer’s Middle East Study Abroad course offered by Truman’s Study Abroad Program and led by PHRE professor Dr. Mark Appold. Back row: Alex Nyquist, Carnahan Lovewell, Ingrid Roettgen, Caitlyn Bess, Erin Nyquist, and Molly Turner. Front row: […]

  • Fall 2014 PHRE 363

    April 9, 2014

    Dear PHRE students: There are still enough seats for PHRE 363 “Women in Chinese Religions” (Fall 2014, Tue. and Thur. 12:00-1:20). Contact me if you would like to know more about this course. Thanks. Ding-hwa Hsieh

  • Talk by Biblical Scholar Mark Shaffer, April 14 @ 7pm

    April 8, 2014

    Monday, 14 April, 7pm SUB Conference Room 3000 Mark Shaffer, Truman graduate and doctoral candidate at the Hebrew Union College Will present: “Deborah and Barak, Yael and Sisura” Mental Pegs for Reading Composite Literature in the Hebrew Bible One of the challenges interpreting the Hebrew Bible is its composite nature. Scribal editors drew from large […]

  • PHRE 365: Method and Theory in Religious Studies

    Dear PHRE Community, If you are at all inclined to want to concentrate courses in religion during your tenure with us as a major or minor, the department highly recommends that you enroll in PHRE 365: Method and Theory in Religious Studies next Fall (MW 3:30-4:50pm). This course will give you an overview of and […]

  • Spring 2014 Senior Seminar Presentation Schedule

    April 2, 2014

    The Senior Seminar presentations are open to the public. Monday Apr. 14 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.: Aimee Hill, “Motherhood: Judaism, Feminism, and Patriarchy”.  faculty respondent: Linda Seidel, English and Linguistics [McClain Hall 212] 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Jason Kozlowski, “A Critical Analysis of Thomas Campbell’s Declaration and Address of the Christian Association of […]

  • Truman’s Environmental Studies Conference this weekend

    Announcement from Michael Berman and Susan Zhu Hello! I’m writing to inform you that this Saturday, April 5, is Truman’s Environmental Studies Conference. Fellow senior Susan Zhu and I are organizing this year’s conference. Titled “From Local to Global: Mapping out Environmentalism”, the conference will examine the diverse human connections to the environment and will […]

  • PHRE summer classes

    I am offering PHRE 188 Introduction to Ethics and PHRE 301 Christianity this summer.  There are still plenty of openings if you would like to sign up.  The courses begin May 27 and last until June 27.  They meet every weekday.  The Christianity course is from 9 a.m. to 10:40 a.m.  The Ethics course is […]

  • Special Screening of Alumni Film

    March 18, 2014

    “You Are Your Body/You Are Not Your Body” 6:30 p.m. March 26 Ophelia Parrish 2210 Truman alum Nick Toti graduated with Master of Arts degree in English and left to make horror films in Austin. He is returning as part of the “For Words” series for a special screening of a film he produced and […]

  • Deadline extended for Student Research Conference abstracts

    March 2, 2014

    Call for Abstracts 2014 Student Research Conference Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Abstracts NOW due: Fri, March 7, 2014, 11:59 PM On Tuesday, 15 April 2014, Truman State University will hold its 27th annual Student Research Conference. The Conference is a University-wide celebration of student research, scholarship, and creative achievements. Both undergraduate and graduate students […]