Welcome to Religious Studies

Some knowledge of world religion(s) is essential for professionals who work within the Canadian multicultural complex, and for anyone who wishes to participate in the global economy. The study of religion(s) helps us to understand cultural values and respond to the diversity that is found in our communities, Canadian public life, and international relations.

  1. Aug. 21, 2018David Seljak Discusses on CBC Pope Francis' Letter on Sexual Abuse

    David Seljak discussed with CBC radio Pope Francis' letter condemning decades of sexual abuse by the Catholic clergy and the actions of leaders of the Church to cover it up.

    The interview begins 58 seconds into the radio segment.


  2. Feb. 15, 2018PhD Students Competing in the 3 Minute Thesis Competition

    This Friday February 16, a number of our PhD Students will be competing in the upcoming 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition.

  3. Sep. 13, 2017Marker needed for Fall 2017

    Religious Studies needs a marker for an undergraduate course for the Fall 2017 term.  If you are interested in this position please send your cv to Fiona McAlister by Monday September 18.

    Qualifications:  Must be a current graduate student or have completed a graduate program in religious studies or related discipline.  Only students who are not currently funded by the RS Department are eligible for this position.

    This position is for 37 hours during the term and the rate of pay is $31.90/hour.

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