The Interdisciplinary Religion Group (IRG) is an informal working group of graduate students and faculty members whose interests involve the study of religion. Our hope is to provide a forum where participants can workshop research-in-progress, discuss theoretical and practical issues involved in the academic study of religion, and form connections across departments at UW-Madison. As our name suggests, we welcome participants from across the humanities and social sciences. The IRG aims to hold monthly meetings.
Open to graduate students and faculty members.
We have decided to take a break with the IRG at this time. We hope to continue to discern what’s next for the IRG and our extended network of those committed to the study of religion.If you would like to be a part of planning future events, especially next year and beyond, please don’t hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Until then, please subscribe to our mailing list for updates on any relevant events.
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IRG: Dr. Cara Rock-Singer – "Digesting Text, Living Tradition: Feminist Media of The Body and Book" – Sept 22
Time: September 22, 2021 | 4:00-5:15pm Location: The Center for the Humanities (above the University Club) | Room 313
IRG: Ben Shannon — The Political Night Prayer and the Politicization of Religion in West Germany - Sept 23
Time: September 23 | 4 - 5:30p CST Location: Zoom | Please email email@example.com for the link to this event.
IRG: Vaneesa Cook — Spiritual Socialists: Religion and the American Left - Progressive Religious Activism from 1920-1980 - Oct 21
Time: October 21 | 4-5:30p CST Location: Zoom | Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for the link to this event.
IRG: Kilian Harrer — Shifting Frontiers: Pilgrims, Protestants, and Revolutionaries in Eighteenth-Century Europe - Dec 2
Time: December 2 | 4 - 5:30p CST Location: Zoom | Please email email@example.com for the link to this event