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Periclean Scholars host celebration of Sri Lankan New Year on April 13
April 21, 2022
Periclean Scholars Class of 2023 organized the Sri Lankan New Year to bring awareness among the students about the diverse culture of Sri Lanka
Bestselling author and speaker Hilary Corna ’07 to deliver Elon’s 2022 undergraduate commencement address
February 7, 2022
Elon’s 132nd Commencement exercises will be held in Schar Center on Friday, May 20, 2022.
Amy Allocco presents paper as part of double panel at the Annual Conference on South Asia at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
November 2, 2021
Allocco worked with Xenia Zeiler to organize the two linked panels, “Intensification vs. Sweetening? New Patterns in Contemporary Hindu Representation and Practice,” as one outcome of the Collaborative International Research Grant they were awarded by the American Academy of Religion
Pamela Winfield publishes chapter on Buddhist ‘art,’ museums
August 25, 2021
Winfield, a professor of Buddhist Studies at Elon, provides examination of "tensions and tactics" of displaying Buddhist visual culture.
Pamela Winfield delivers international keynote address
July 7, 2021
The two-day annual conference of the United Kingdom Association of Buddhist Studies was hosted by the University of Edinburgh on Zoom and Gather and drew into attendance over 100 European and American scholars of Buddhist Studies, Art History, and other cognate fields.
Amy Allocco’s article featured in flagship journal for the study of religion
May 19, 2021
“Bringing the Dead Home: Hindu Invitation Rituals in Tamil South India” is the cover article in the most recent issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Religion
Winfield publishes article in Dharma World
May 3, 2021
The solicited article, "Zen Prayer? Maybe, Maybe Not" appears in the Spring 2021 issue.
Amy Allocco is awarded a Collaborative International Research Grant
February 14, 2020
Amy Allocco has received a Collaborative International Research Grant from the American Academy of Religion to support joint fieldwork in India, a symposium, and a special journal issue with a colleague from the University of Helsinki.
Winfield presents research on inscribed Zen master portraits in Florence, Italy
October 23, 2019
Pamela Winfield, associate professor of religious studies, presented her research at the Comité Internationale de l’Histoire de l’Art in collaboration with the Max-Planck-Institut's Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz.
Amanda Mbuvi: ‘Seeing Ourselves in Books: What a Jewish Transracial Adoption Story Illustrates about Family and Identity’
September 10, 2019
High Point University professor Amanda Mbuvi will present on issues of race, religion, nationality, family, and identity