Upcoming Events

Book Talk – Spirit in the Dark: A Religious History of Racial Aesthetics
November 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Most of the major black literary and cultural movements of the twentieth century have been understood and interpreted as secular, secularizing and, at times, profane. In this book, Josef Sorett demonstrates that religion was actually a formidable force within these movements, animating and organizin...

News & Announcements

November 3, 2017

Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience Seek Post-Doc Applicants for Interdisciplinary Position

The Center for Science and Society at Columbia University invites applications for a postdoctoral research scholar/scientist or associate research scholar/scientist position to begin July 1, 2018. Columbia University is pleased to announce up to three interdisciplinary postdoctoral positions in the Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience program for researchers who have earned the doctorate, or its equivalent, in: (1) […]
September 21, 2017

IRCPL Presents Writing God(s) Panel at New York Comic Con

IRCPL has organized a panel conversation, titled Writing God(s): The Creation of Modern Mythologies and Post-Modern Theologies in Comics, to take place at New York Comic Con on October 6, 2017. This event is the first time that an Ivy League university has presented at a major comic book convention. The panel will be moderated by Professor Hussein […]
September 8, 2017

Welcome to Dr. Attiya Ahmad and Dr. Anya Bernstein – Luce/ACLS Fellows in Religion, Journalism, and International Affairs

IRCPL is excited to be hosting two of this year’s Luce/ACLS Fellows in Religion, Journalism, and International Affairs – Dr. Attiya Ahmad and Dr. Anya Bernstein. Luce/ACLS Fellowships support scholars in the humanities and related social sciences pursuing research on any aspect of religion in international contexts with a desire to connect their specialist knowledge […]
September 8, 2017

A new year. A new IRCPL.

You may notice that IRCPL has a different look and feel from what you’re used to seeing from us. That’s because over the summer, we took on a top-to-bottom rebranding effort, the best example of which is our redesigned IRCPL web page. All the content and functionality you were familiar with are still here. This […]
September 6, 2017

CALL FOR APPLICANTS – Religious Dissertation Writing Group

We are currently accepting applications for the 2017-2018 academic year. This peer-led, IRCPL-sponsored group meets every Tuesday 4-6pm to workshop works-in-progress including chapters, prospectus drafts, articles, and conference papers related to our dissertation research. Ideal applicants will be writing a prospectus or dissertation (preference will be given to students with ABD status) on religion and/or […]