Department of Religious Studies News

News Sentinel Features Darby in Story About Syrian Refugee Photos

Knoxville News Sentinel

The News Sentinel interviewed Erin Darby for a story about a new exhibit that features the photos of Syrian refugee children taken by a local man. The paper noted that Darby, assistant professor of religious studies, knows firsthand how seeing the faces of refugees can change someone. She often takes her students to Jordan for excavation projects and

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WUOT Interviews Siddiqi Lecture Speaker

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Georgetown University scholar Jonathan Brown delivered UT’s second Siddiqi Lecture in Islamic Studies on October 27. WUOT 91.9 FM interviewed Brown about the event, which was hosted by the Department of Religious Studies.

Arab Fest returns to UT

Knoxville News Sentinel

The second annual Arab Fest will be held October 22-24 and aims to bring Arab traditions to the UT and local community. The News Sentinel wrote a story about the event.