The Department of Religions and Cultures is home to leading researchers who make significant contributions to the study of religions around the world in societies past and present. Faculty members typically specialize in multiple research areas, facilitating the exchange of ideas along many paths. The Department is also home to endowed chairs in Hindu Studies and in Canadian Jewish Studies.
Colloquia and Events
The Department hosts an annual colloquium series featuring recent faculty research, which is open to the university community. We regularly host international conferences and workshops, and invite speakers from other universities. Recent and upcoming events are listed on our homepage.
Graduate research, publishing, and conference activities play a significant role in the academic life of the Department. Students organize an Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference and edit Concordia's Journal of Religion and Culture.