Spring 2021 Department News
- Katie Oxx, Ph.D. has been appointed director of a new certificate program in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) that was established in October 2020. The transcriptable four-course interdisciplinary certificate can be completed by students in conjunction with any major across the university.
- James O’Sullivan, Ph.D. is chairing the SJU Working Group for the SDG (Sustainable Development Goal) Art Project. The Campaign’s fundamental concept is to make a broad public commitment to the SDGs visually (through the display of murals), intellectually (through research and writing), substantively (through various activities and support for organizations actually doing the work of the several goals) and ultimately in the form of an illustrated and annotated catalog summarizing the Campaign.
- Aaron K. Reich, Ph.D. contributed three database entries for the Chinese Religious Text Authority (CRTA):
- Zhujie zhen tiefu 諸階鎮貼符 [Various Classes of Adhesive Talismans for Suppressing Demons]
- Zhujie huolei dafa 諸階火雷大法 [Various Classes of the Great Methods of Fire Thunder]
- Qidao zhujie mizhi 祈禱諸階秘旨 [Various Classes of Secret Instructions for Prayer]
Faculty Publications 2020-2021
- Peter Clark, S.J., Ph.D., (co-author with David Grana ’21 and Samia Hossain, M.D.), “A Revolutionary Treatment for Women with Uterine Factor Infertility” in The Internet Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics (2021).
- Philip A. Cunningham and Adam Gregerman, “The Import of ‘To Do the Will’ – A Catholic and a Jewish Perspective” in Jehoschua Ahrens, Irving Greenberg, and Eugene Korn, eds., From Confrontation to Covenantal Partnership: Jews and Christians Reflect on the Orthodox Rabbinic Statement of “To Do the Will of Our Father in Heaven” (Urim Publications, 2021): 127-141 [more>].
- Julie B. Deluty, “Prophecy in the Ancient Levant and Old Babylonian Mari,” Religion Compass 14/6 (2020): 1-11.
- James O’Sullivan, “ Returning to the Central Essentialist Question on Human Rights,” Heythrop Journal (early view, June 2020), 1-14.
- Umeyye Isra Yazicioglu (co-author with Yamina Bouguenaya), Living the Quran with Joy and Purpose: Selections from Said Nursi’s Epistles of Light (Gorgias Press, 2021) [more>].