Upcoming events:


Past events (2016-17):

April 24th, 6:00-7:30 p.m. Campus Center 409: The Struggle to Create America's Holocaust Museum with Dr. Edward T. Linenthal, lecture on the development, building, and impact of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.

April 19th, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Campus Center 409: Well Wishes & Folk Theology: Religion in Interpreting Disease. Adam Hayden share stories that lend a personal face to brain cancer and engage medical professionals and students of medicine, religion and spirituality, and public health.  Religious Studies Department Mentoring Event. Everyone is welcome.

March 2nd, 6:00-9:00 p.m., Lilly Auditorium UL0130, Going Clear, Scientology and the Prison of Belief a documentary screening.

November 10th, 12:00-1:15 p.m., Cavanaugh Hall 508, Politics and Pizza Panel: A Post-Mortem on the role of Religion in the 2016 Elections. Co-Hosted by the Department for Religious Studies and The Center for the Study of Religion & American Culture.

November 2nd, 6:00 p.m., Lilly auditorium:  Part 2 of Religion & Gender: The Virgin Daughters—Panel Discussion.

October 26th, 11:30 a.m. at Caribou Coffee in the Campus Center: Mentoring Lunch with the Religious Studies Student Association (pizza and more provided!)

October 26th, 12:00-1:00 p.m., Taylor Hall 101 Islamophobia! Hear from two of IUPUI's Islamophobia researchers about the roots of anti-Muslim bias, the rash of hate crimes against Muslims in 2016, and what you can do to help.

October 26th, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Campus Center 405, Tornado God: American Religion and Violent Weather- Tornadoes, nature's most violent windstorm, strike the United States more than any other nation and pose a perennial challenge for forecasters. Tornadoes also confront Americans with profound religious mysteries. How have religious views of violent weather changed over time?

October 20th, 6:00-8:30 p.m.,  Ruth Lilly Auditorium UL0130, Religion & Gender: The Virgin Daughters, Award-winning documentary-maker Jane Treays investigates the purity movement in America, where one girl in every six pledges to remain a virgin, or to save her first kiss, until her wedding day. The Virgin Daughters follows a group of fathers and daughters as they prepare to attend a purity ball in Colorado Springs.

October 5th, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Campus Center 002, Religion, Politics, and the 2016 Presidential Election. Alan Cooperman, Director of Religion Research, Pew Research Center discuses, What role is religion playing in the 2016 presidential election?

October 4th, 5:30-7:00 p.m., Campus Center 450, Does Religion Still Matter in Public Life? Alan Cooperman, Director of Religion Research, Pew Research Center discuses, The Rise of the Religiously Unaffiliated: Why a Decline in American religion matters to everyone.