Departmental Alum, Bennett Clifford (’16) to discuss upcoming book with students

On Tuesday, November 10th, Bennett Clifford will address students in Dr. Nelly van Doorn-Harder’s Religious Studies classes.  His first book, Homegrown: ISIS in America is due for release on November 12, 2020.  Clifford and co-authors Seamus Hughes and Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens spent four and half years performing an in-depth examination of Americans… Continue Reading Departmental Alum, Bennett Clifford (’16) to discuss upcoming book with students

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Becoming Moravian Online Conference Draws More than 250 Attendees

The 2020 Reynolda Conference, “Becoming American: Moravians and Their Neighbors, 1772-1822“ took place online September 23-26, 2020. The conference was funded by a grant for Engaged Humanities that Wake Forest University received from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and was also supported by many other WFU constituents including the Department for the Study of… Continue Reading Becoming Moravian Online Conference Draws More than 250 Attendees

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Religious Studies Major Leilani Fletcher awarded Scholarship

Junior Leilani Fletcher, a Religious Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies double major, is the recipient of this year’s WFU LGBTQ Scholarship.  Funded by alumni and friends of the LGBTQ+ Center on campus, the scholarship recognizes students for their exceptional service to improving the campus climate and the wellbeing… Continue Reading Religious Studies Major Leilani Fletcher awarded Scholarship

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Becoming American: Moravians and their Neighbors, 1772-1822 Conference September 23rd to 26th

Becoming American: Moravians and their Neighbors, 1772-1822: A Virtual Town and Gown Conference

This on-line conference offers a historical examination of the concept of ‘the neighbor’ and invites reflection on the first fifty years of Moravian-influenced change in the Piedmont. We will ask, who were the Moravians’s neighbors?  And who did ‘the neighbor’ include and exclude, and how? How did the Moravian communities envision their… Continue Reading Becoming American: Moravians and their Neighbors, 1772-1822 Conference September 23rd to 26th

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