Spotlights & Events
2018 Church History Symposium, to be held on March 1-2 in Provo and Salt Lake.
Dr. Eliza Rosenberg is a new addition to the Relgious Studies department. She completed her bachelor's degree at Oberlin College in Ohio and her graduate degrees at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec in Canada. Dr. Rosenberg previously held a position in the Department of Religion and Philosophy at Eastern Kentucky University before coming to Utah State. To read the full interview visit Interview with Dr. Eliza Rosenberg
Video below is from the Joseph Smith translation project
Graduate Fellowship in Mormon Studies at the Tanner Humanities Center, University of Utah
The Tanner Humanities Center will award a graduate fellowship in Mormon Studies for the 2018-19 academic year. The fellowship encourages, in all facets, the scholarly explorations of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, its people, values, history, culture, and institutions. This fellowship is designed to enable doctoral students of unusual ability and achievement to engaging in research and writing full time. Projects should focus on topics related to the history and/or culture of Mormonism. Eligible disciplines include: Communication, English, History, Languages, Law, Philosophy, and Political Science, among others.
Graduate students will have successfully passed their Ph.D. or qualifying exams, and completed all course work by the beginning of the fellowship period (August 2018).
Fellows will receive a stipend of $20,000 and a private office with computer and telephone in the Center. Fellows may retain other forms of internal and external support that do not interfere with their dissertation work.
Applications may be found at https://thc.utah.edu/fellowships/mormon-studies.php. The deadline for all materials is March 1, 2018. Please send applications and letters of recommendation to Beth James, Associate Director, at email@example.com.
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