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Advising News | Classics & Religious Studies courses have a new course prefix for spring

Advising News | Classics & Religious Studies courses have a new course prefix for spring

From Ohio University News Students looking for courses offered by the Classics & Religious Studies Department this spring will need to look for a new course prefix on the course schedule. Graduate and undergraduate courses that used the CLAR, CLAS, and CLWR prefixes have all been renumbered and given the […]

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October 18, 2021 at 4:46 pmNews

Brian Collins dives into ancient Sanskrit poem and comes up with—a modern plotline?

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From Ohio University News How does a non-traditional college student end up a preeminent scholar decoding an ancient Indian myth about a Hindu god with a resemblance to Oedipus? And why was he drawn to a dark character who could have been the model for Star Wars’ Kylo Ren? Dr. […]

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July 15, 2021 at 10:35 amNews Research

Collins Interviewed by ‘Bollywood Is for Lovers’ Podcast

Dr. Brian Collins and memorabilia dealer Shahid Mansoori at Chor Bazaar in Mumbai.

Brian Collins, the Drs. Ram and Sushila Gawande Chair in Indian Religion and Philosophy and Chair of Classics & Religious Studies, was invited to be interviewed on the popular biweekly Bollywood Is for Lovers podcast, hosted by Matt Bowes and Erin Fraser. Listen to Brian Collins’ Bollywood Horrors episode. The […]

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March 3, 2021 at 1:06 pmFaculty in the News In the News

New Name: Department of Classics & Religious Studies

New Name: Department of Classics & Religious Studies

By Dr. Brian Collins Chair of Classics & Religious Studies As of this semester, the Department of Classics & World Religions will become the Department of Classics & Religious Studies, and the World Religions major and minor will soon be renamed the Religious Studies major and minor. Soon the prefixes […]

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January 26, 2021 at 3:32 pmNews

Insider Higher Ed Reviews Brian Collins’ Square Peg Podcast Series

Dr. Brian Collins and memorabilia dealer Shahid Mansoori at Chor Bazaar in Mumbai.

Inside Higher Ed’s Scott McLemee writes about Dr. Brian Collins’ podcast series A Very Square Peg: The Strange and Remarkable Life of the Polymath Robert Eisler in a column called Podcasting a Polymath. …Before expressing enthusiasm, let me admit to a brief period of suspicion. Robert Eisler’s life sounds like […]

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January 14, 2021 at 6:55 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Collins Authors ‘The Other Rama’ on Rarely Studied Mythical Warrior-Sage

Dr. Brian Collins and memorabilia dealer Shahid Mansoori at Chor Bazaar in Mumbai.

Associate Professor Brian Collins, the Drs. Ram and Sushila Gawande Chair in Indian Religion and Philosophy and the chair of Classics & World Religions, recently published his second monograph, The Other Rāma: Matricide and Genocide in the Mythology of Paraśurāma, in the SUNY Series in Hindu Studies. Listen to an […]

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January 14, 2021 at 6:21 pmResearch

Contemporary History | The Dangers of QAnon and the Culture of Paranoia: A Conversation, Feb. 18

The Contemporary History Institute hosts “The Dangers of QAnon and the Culture of Paranoia: A Conversation” on Thursday, Feb. 18, from noon to 1 p.m. on Teams. Please request a link to the conversation from Ingo Trauschweizer at trauschw@ohio.edu. The Contemporary History Institute invites Ohio University students, faculty members, and […]

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January 2, 2021 at 8:15 pmEvents