Coloniality, Race, and Philosophy of Religion

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2018

This advanced seminar explores the persistent effects of colonialism and its racial hierarchies in our modes of thinking, including concepts that inform the study of religion. The readings for class tell different accounts of the historical imbrications of colonialism, race, and religion and propose a variety of approaches to study their relations. Additionally, students will participate in a colloquium, which will bring to campus scholars currently working on this area.