News archive - November 2018

Friday, November 23, 2018

New book by Douglas Cowan explores the dark and religious imagination of Stephen King

Cover of book: America's Dark Theologian: the Religious Imagination of Stephen King (Douglas E. Cowan)

On November 7, Douglas Cowan, a professor of Religious Studies at Renison University College, launched his latest book America's Dark Theologian: The Relgious Imagination of Stephen King here at the College.

King, a prolific author that has sold over 300 million copies of his 70 books, is best known for his horror fiction, including IT, The Shining, Pet Cemetery, and Carrie.

Friday, November 23, 2018

Denise Marigold talks about the power of compliments on PRI podcast

Photo of Denise Marigold in a library

The podcast The Science of Happiness recently featured Denise Marigold, a professor of Social Development Studies at Renison, to speak about the power of compliments. An area of study for Prof.

Friday, November 23, 2018

Confucius Institute's workshop gives teachers the skills they need

Attendees sit in a classroom, listening to a presentation

How do you best communicate the intricacies of a language? It's not an easy question to answer, but on Saturday, November 17, the Confucius Institute (CI) in Waterloo, housed at Renison University College, took on the challenge.

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