New journal will spotlight queer and trans religious studies scholarship

The open access journal will make research freely available to scholars and public and will not charge authors a submission fee

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Jewish Studies expert discusses rise in antisemitic attacks

The Associated Press reported this week that preliminary data compiled by the Anti-Defamation League shows an increase in violent attacks, vandalism and harassment of Jews in the U.S., around the world, and online, since fighting broke out between Israel and Gaza’s militant rulers Hamas earlier this month. While hatred toward...

By Omar Shamout | | Arts / Culture

Grant funds study of sexual abuse in religious communities

Supported by $550,000, a team of researchers led by UCR's Amanda Lucia will examine why and how sexual abuse persists across a range of religious traditions