Religious Studies Faculty & Student News



 - Gary Gilbert on Archaeology dig in Israel




- History of World Christianity class for CMC Summer School Program


- Elaisha Nandrajog wins best CMC RS and International Relations senior thesis award for her thesis on "Hindutva and Anti-Muslim Communal Violence in Indian Under the Bharatiya Janata party (1990-2010), Readers: Gaston Espinosa & Rod Camp


- Daniel Michon, Presentation, “Negotiating the Global with the Local: Translating Christianity in Modern East Asia,” invited discussant for panel on Protestant Christianity, Capitalism, and Modernity, Claremont, CA




- Steve Davis participates in Philosophy of Religion Conference in Tehran, Iran




-Gary Gilbert to Preside Over Oldest Scholarly Society in Field of Biblical Studies


-  Gary Gilbert has been named president of the Pacific Coast Region of the Society of Biblical Literature 

-Daniel Michon, Presentation, “Of Archives and Archaeology: ‘Rediscovering’ Sanghol and Future Possibilities for Indian Archaeology,” presented at Sanghol and the Archaeology of Punjab, India International Center, New Delhi, India 

FALL 2009 


- Daniel Michon, Presentation, “Sanghol and Post-Independence Archaeologies of India,” presented at Expanding Horizons: Sikh and Punjab Studies at the turn of the 21st Century, University of California, Santa Barabara, CA 



- Gaston Espinosa, Seminar on “Religion, Barack Obama, and the 2008 Presidential Election,” Swedish Parliament, October 15, 2009.


- Gaston Espinosa, Presentation, “Barack Obama, Religion, and the 2008 Election,” Centre d’etudes et de recherches internationals (CERI), Sciences Po, Paris, France, October 13, 2009.




- Daniel Michon, Presentation, “Space and Place in Ancient Punjab,” National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Start-up Grant Directors’ Meeting, Washington, DC



- Professor Gary Gilbert Awarded Summer Institute for Israel Studies fellowship


- Gary Gilbert Studies in Israel (find out details if you can via press releases)


- Gaston Espinosa, Panelist, European Pentecostal Charismatic Research Association Conference, St. Anne’s College, Oxford, England, August 16, 2009.