"Dissecting Cultural Pluralism: Religion and Society in the Ancient and Medieval Mediterranean" Lab Receives Mellon Funding

March 22, 2017

Just funded under the Mellon Humanities Lab Program of the College of Arts and Sciences is a lab on ‘Dissecting Cultural Pluralism: Religion and Society in the Ancient and Medieval Mediterranean,’ to be conducted under the auspices of the Institute of the Humanities and Global Cultures (IHGC) for the academic years 2017–18 and 2018–19. The fourteen faculty participants include members of the Departments of Art, Classics, History, and Religious Studies; there will be abundant opportunities for participation by graduate students. The Directors of the Lab are John Miller (Classics) and Janet Spittler (Religious Studies). This Lab will involve overlapping collaborations on three themes: religious pluralism; sacred cities; legacies and lessons. Activities will include course development, visiting lectures, conferences, and support for graduate student and faculty research. The Lab will occupy space in Wilson Hall in proximity to the IHGC.

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