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Fri, 03/16/2018 - 4:08pm
The department of religion will present the next research seminar in the Religion and the Common Good seminar series March 20 at 7 p.m. in Room 248 of the Miller Learning Center: The seminar, “Augustine on Love, Conflict and the Goods We Hold in Common,” by Richard B. Miller of the University of Chicago Divinity School is open free to the public. Miller is the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Religious Ethics at the University of Chicago.…
Mon, 03/30/2015 - 9:40am
The many lines connecting ancient Latin and Greek sources to English literature are fascinating trails of trade, wars, and cultural exchange that play out across time. The new book, Barbarous Antiquity, by assistant professor of English Miriam Jacobson explores these East-West exchanges and their profound ramifications for English language and literature: In the late sixteenth century, English merchants and diplomats ventured into the eastern…
Tue, 10/14/2014 - 11:32am
How important is it to have a caring and supportive partner? We all understand, perhaps intutively, that being a part of a couple has dramatic impacts on our quality of life, and now sociology researchers have published evidence on this question: Published in the Journal of Family Psychology, the research explores the connection between romantic relationships and health. Using data from primarily African-American couples, the findings include…

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