Departments of Religion, Philosophy, and Classics

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Jul 8, 2020
From Homer’s "The Iliad" to "The Plague" by Camus, classic literature has reflected the impact of epidemics on human thought and behavior.
Jun 18, 2020
Valerie Stoker, professor of religion, says that human responses to disease are embedded in historical, cultural and economic frameworks with varying degrees of effectiveness.
Apr 27, 2020
Topics are set for the next four presentations in the Faculty Senate's SiP (Shelter in Place) Lecture Series.
Oct 1, 2019
Khaled Elgindy, author of "Blind Spot: Americans and Palestinians from Balfour to Trump," will give a talk as part of the Middle East and Islamic Studies Lecture Series on Oct. 3.
Mar 29, 2019
The Piediscalzi Lecture in Religion will feature Alicia Turner's talk on “The Violence of Buddhist Tolerance: Escalating Religious Difference in Myanmar/Burma."
Mar 21, 2019
The Erik C. Banks Memorial Lecture in Philosophy will feature a talk on “Picturing Democracy: How Data Visualization Promoted the Free Exchange of Ideas.”
Nov 28, 2018
Latin Immersion Day, hosted by the Department of Religion, Philosophy and Classics, introduced local high school students to Wright State.
Oct 1, 2018
Paola Bellini received a scholarship established in honor of Erik Banks, the late professor of philosophy.
Mar 20, 2018
Scheduled for March 28, a Symphony for Peace will use dialogue, film, photography and music to explore the refugee crisis caused by the Syrian civil war.
Feb 9, 2018
Jacquelyn Weaver volunteered with the Peace Corps because she wanted to relate to people and help them without being motivated by money.

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