shapes societies, drives politics, lingers in our landscapes, sets our calendar, influences our laws...
Religion students strive to understand human realities, beliefs, and the universal quest for truth, meaning, and moral direction. We study people of past and present from the perspectives of politics, history, philosophy, sociology, anthropology, visual culture, and literary studies—among others. We examine an endless range of religious traditions and practices.
Why study religion?Video by USC Dornsife
Sherman Jackson, the King Faisal Chair in Islamic Thought and Culture and Professor of Religion and American Studies and Ethnicity teaches a GE course, Introduction to Islam.Video by Mira Zimet
ARCSmart is a standards-based curriculum enrichment program that provides students hands-on access to ancient artifacts and exercises and reinforces their problem-solving skills and…Video by Mira Zimet
Undergraduate students work with Professor Lynn Dodd on photographing ancient Indian artifacts for preservation.Video by Mira Zimet