World Religions, World Literatures


John Bugbee (English)
Kendall Cox (Religious Studies)


Gaston Arze (Religion, Politics, and Conflict)
Rachel Teubner (Religious Studies)
Ilma Qureshi (Religious Studies)
Carson Eschmann (English)
Anne Morgan (English)
Shifa Noor (Religious Studies)


This working group lays the theoretical and educational foundation for a “Religion and Literature” sub-focus in RPC research and teaching. It also supports the University’s new MA concentration in World Religions, World Literatures. WRWL is a multidisciplinary and interdepartmental concentration offers postgraduate study in world religions and world literatures, applying literary theory to religious studies and applying the study of religion to literature. It is jointly administered through English and Religious Studies.