Religion and the Public Conversation (CD or SA)

Subject associations
REL 100
Fall 2023
Jenny Wiley Legath
Registrar description

This course introduces students to the interdisciplinary study of religion and its engagement with society and culture. We will identify where and how religion operates in the public conversation, especially in, but not limited to, the United States. Classes will be focused around topics that intersect with religion in the public conversation such as place, media, race, body, art, and law. Students will develop recognition of the different ways people use religion to construct meaning, boundaries, and identity and will demonstrate the ability to engage in informed dialogue around issues of religion.

Additional description

Traditions Stream Requirement: Does NOT satisfy sub-field requirement; does count as departmental.