Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Calendar - 2014/2015
Canadian Excellence

Department of Religion and Culture


Graduate Faculty Graduate Faculty - University of Waterloo
  • Jeremy Bergen, PhD (St. Michael's)
  • Douglas Cowan, PhD (Calgary)
  • Lorne Dawson, PhD (McMaster)
  • James A. Diamond, PhD (Toronto)
  • Mavis L. Fenn, PhD (McMaster)
  • Peter Frick, PhD (McMaster)
  • Nathan Funk, PhD (American University)
  • Doris Jakobsh, PhD (British Columbia)
  • Scott Kline, PhD (McGill)
  • David A. Seljak, PhD (McGill)
  • Derek Suderman, PhD (St. Michael's)
  • Myroslaw Tataryn, PhD (St. Michael's)
  • Cristina Vanin, PhD (Boston College / Andover Newton)
  • Jeff Wilson, PhD (North Carolina)
  • Thomas Yoder Neufeld, ThD (Harvard)
Approved Field for the PhD Program

  • Religious Diversity in North America
Note on Courses Contained in Graduate Calendar

As far as possible, each program attempts to provide a full range of core courses and electives. However, every course listed in this Calendar is not available in every session or every year.

Students are encouraged to consult the program/department to inquire about course offerings each year.

Course Offerings
Course # Title Credits
RE601 Fieldwork in Religious Studies 0.5
RE602 Interdisciplinary Seminar 0.5
RE611 Advanced Fieldwork in Religious Studies 1.0
RE622 Textual Studies 0.5
RE624 Religious Figures 0.5
RE626 Archaeology, Architecture, Art 0.5
RE631 Ethics 0.5
RE632 Religion and Society 0.5
RE633 Religion and the Individual 0.5
RE634 Cosmologies and Mythologies 0.5
RE681 Selected Issues in the Academic Study of Religion and Culture 0.5
RE683 Themes in Religion and Culture 0.5
RE691 Directed Study 0.5
RE693 The Academic Study of Religion and Culture 0.5
RE698 Major Research Project 1.0
RE699 Thesis 0.0
RE700 Religious Diversity in North America 0.5
RE701 Case Studies in Religion 0.5
RE702 Research Languages in Religious Studies 0.0
RE703 Directed Study 0.5
RE704 Special Topics 0.5
RE705 History of Religion in North America 0.5
RE710 Approaches to the Study of Religion in North America 0.5
RE730 Sociology of Religion 0.5
RE800 General Examination 0.0
RE801 Field Examination 0.0
RE898 Public Presentation 0.0
RE899 Doctoral Dissertation 0.0