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Brighman and Young University radio program “Top of Mind with Julie Rose” interviews Prof. Winborne

June 28, 2018 Can We Appreciate Art Created By #MeToo Offenders?  Guest: Sheila Winborne, PhD, Assistant Teaching Professor, Philosophy and Religion, Northeastern University As the list of celebrities, politicians, CEOs and power people accused of sexual misconduct in the #MeToo era grows, what should we do with the work they created or participated in? Should…
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Published On: July 10, 2018 |
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Prof. Bucar contributes another article to Teen Vogue

Professor Bucar’s article in Teen Vogue, ‘This Woman Is Giving a Voice to Muslims in the #MeToo Movement ‘ is about Mona Eltahaway who started the #MosqueMeToo hashtag.

Published On: June 28, 2018 |
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The Camino Journal

Prof. Bucar’s dialogue of civilizations course final group project was this blog, ‘The Camino Journal’. It gives you a good feeling for their experience!

Published On: June 14, 2018 |
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Prof. Bucar’s article is published in Teen Vogue

Professor Liz Bucar and writer Amanda Randone explore the work of Believers Bail Out, a grassroots organization dedicated to raising awareness of the problem of incarceration of Muslims who are too poor to make bail.

Published On: June 11, 2018 |
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Prof. Winborne and Prof. Delmas are featured in News @ Northeastern

Check out this recent article in News @ Northeastern that feature professor Winborne and professor Delams as they discuss the consequences of the #MeToo and #TimesUp campaigns and whether or not the public should boycott the creative work, be it art or film or other media, of individuals who have been accused of sexual abuse…
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Published On: May 29, 2018 |
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Northeastern remembers Susan Setta, who ‘put the air in the sails of all her colleagues’

Please take a moment to read this great article on professor Susan Setta, who will be truly missed.

Published On: May 23, 2018 |
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Congratulations Graduates!

On behalf of the faculty and staff of the Department of Philosophy and Religion, we would like to extend our congratulations and best wishes to the thirty undergraduate students who graduated this year (2018) from Northeastern University. Best of luck to each of you in your future pursuits.  

Published On: May 14, 2018 |
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2018 Recent Grad and a Third Year Student Win Phil/Rel Essay Contest!

Congratulations to Isabella Carlsson (2018 Graduate) and Samantha Hirshland (Third Year) for winning this years 2018 Philosophy and Religion Essay Contest!   • Isabella’s Essay: The Problem of Unconceived Alternatives within a Bayesian Framework Isabella Carlsson investigated the problem of unconceived alternatives within a Bayesian framework.  In her analysis she explores whether or not the…
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Dr. Megan Goodwin, who will be joining us next fall as a visiting lecturer, is quoted at length in this article for Vox about Waco

This week commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Waco tragedy, the siege between FBI agents and members of the Branch Davidian religious group in Waco, Texas.  The Branch Davidians were led by David Koresh who has been characterized by the media as a cult leader and a con man.  Koresh led the resistance against federal…
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Published On: April 23, 2018 |
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Neopets was run by Scientologists

Professor Patricia Illingworth was interviewed recently on the business ethics of Neopet, a popular children’s entertainment online website where children create virtual pets and care for them in a virtual society.  Although not the original intent of the Neopet’s creators, Adam Powell and Donna Williams, the Neopet site became strongly engaged with advocates of scientology…
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Published On: April 20, 2018 |
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