religious studies

Winners of Top 2020 College Awards Announced

June 11, 2020
Each year, the UC Davis College of Letters and Science names two graduating seniors as the Herbert A. Young Award and Leon H. Mayhew Memorial Award recipients in recognition of outstanding academic achievement, community service and extracurricular involvement in the college. The college honors and celebrates the incredible leadership that both these students have shown our academic community.

Real Memory or Alternate Reality?

January 21, 2020
Aaron French, a doctoral student in religious studies, recently wrote a piece for The Conversation about "The Mandela Effect," the collective misremembering of common events or details, and a recent movie that gave the phenomenon widespread attention. He writes here about how the effect is connected to studies, research and writing.

Exploring the World With a Double Major

Zoie Dalby: Religious Studies and Environmental Science and Management

Zoie Dalby grew up in tiny Chester, California, on the shore of Lake Almanor not far from Lassen Volcanic National Park. The wealth of wilderness inspired a love of the outdoors in Dalby, as well as curiosity about the world outside her town. Dalby is pursuing these passions with a double major in religious studies and environmental science and management.

Religion Professor Wins Book Award

June 16, 2017
Eva Mroczek, an assistant professor of religion, has won the DeLong Book History Book Prize for The Literary Imagination in Jewish Antiquity.

'India in the Artist’s Eye' a Year-Long Celebration

September 20, 2016
The UC Davis Department of Religious Studies and the Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts have teamed up for a year-long celebration of the arts of India. “India in the Artist’s Eye” will include music, theatre and dance along with exhibitions, lectures and workshops.