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Professor Bucar in Conversation with Sandi Klein

Conversations with Creative Women captures the fire and energy, humor, heart, soul and impact of the female creative experience. Listen now to Sandi Klein and Professor Liz Bucar discuss ethical questions of gender and politics in everyday religious practices. Click here to listen.

Published On: October 24, 2017 |
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Pious Fashion: Designing Modern Muslim Citizens

Check out Professor Elizabeth Bucar’s article published in Contending Modernities: Exploring how religious and secular forces interact in the modern world here.    

Published On: October 18, 2017 |
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Islamic style is showing up on catwalks, in mainstream stores and on non-Muslim women

Professor Liz Bucar article published in the LA Times. Modest Fashion impacts the fashion industry. Check out her article here.

Published On: October 2, 2017 |
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Professor Adam Hosein winner of 2017 External Online Ethics Prize through PEA soup

Philosophy, Ethics and Academia (PEA) after careful deliberation among readers and editors announced this year’s Award Winners. Professor Hosein’s, “Do Outsiders have Legal Rights?” won first place in the external online ethics category. The External Online Ethics Prize recognizes great philosophy writing on the web.  Posted on Boston Review: A Political and Literary Forum, Professor…
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Professor Bucar’s new book comes out this month; Pious Fashion: How Muslim Women Dress

For many Westerners, the Islamic veil is the ultimate sign of women’s oppression. But Elizabeth Bucar’s take on clothing worn by Muslim women is a far cry from this older feminist attitude toward veiling. She argues that modest clothing represents much more than social control or religious orthodoxy. Today, headscarves are styled to frame the…
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Published On: September 22, 2017 |
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Professor Winborne receives the 2017-18 American Association of University Women (AAUW) Summer/Short-Term Research Publication Grant

AAUW’s American Fellowships program has been in existence since 1888, making it the oldest noninstitutional source of graduate funding for women in the United States. The program provides fellowships for women pursuing full-time study to complete dissertations, conducting postdoctoral research full time, or preparing research for publication for eight consecutive weeks. Summer/Short-Term Research Publication Grants provide support…
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Published On: September 18, 2017 |
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Making America Healthy Again: Analyzing Trump’s Take On The Social Determinants Of Health

Article by Professor Patricia Illingworth clearly presents the correlation between social influences and health care in the US under the Trump administration.   http://healthaffairs.org/blog/2017/08/11/making-america-healthy-again-analyzing-trumps-take-on-the-social-determinants-of-health/

Published On: September 8, 2017 |
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Artistic Expressions of Academic Talks

Alum Kaća Bradonjić ’04 shares her artwork after attending various conferences and workshops.

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Prof. Illingworth on Americans and Immigrant Health

In this short piece, Professor Illingworth argues that Health is a public good. She argues that it is a public good because the health of one group of people directly impacts the health of other groups of people. In this case, the two groups in question are American citizens and immigrants. Since America refuses to give…
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Published On: April 11, 2017 |
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Philosophy Department Essay Contest

The Department of Philosophy and Religion is pleased to announce our annual essay award competition. Awards will be given in two categories: Philosophy and Religion. The deadline for papers is April 4th at 11:59 pm. For the full details of the contest click through…
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Published On: March 13, 2017 |
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