Religious Studies (RELST)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022. Courses of Study 2022-2023 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

RELST 1110

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HEBRW 1110JWST 1110NES 1110

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16805 RELST 1110   SEM 101

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Monroe, L

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

RELST 2248

For millennia, Buddhist monks, merchants, pilgrims, diplomats, and adventurers have moved around the Indian Ocean arena circulating Buddhist teachings and powerful objects.  In doing so they helped create ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 2248HIST 2548

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8010 RELST 2248   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Blackburn, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

RELST 2273

This course serves as both an introduction to the academic study of religion and a survey of major topics in the intersections of religious communities and environmentally sustainable practices. Using ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 2273

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16670 RELST 2273   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Law, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

RELST 2630

What must (or could) God be like, and what reasons do we have for thinking that a being of that sort actually exists? What difference would (or could) the existence of God make to our lives? Religion & ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PHIL 2530

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19003 RELST 2630   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Da Vee, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

RELST 2655

At the beginning of the 7th century, a new religion, Islam, appeared in Arabia and by the end of the century, Muslims had defeated the Byzantines and Persians and created an empire that stretched from ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 2530MEDVL 2655NES 2655

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6277 RELST 2655   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Powers, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

RELST 2722

From the poet-kings of medieval Persia to the trading networks of the famed "Silk Road" to the wandering mystics of Herat to the constitutional revolution of Iran to the colonial and post-colonial occupations ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 2294MEDVL 2722NES 2722

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16818 RELST 2722   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Golestaneh, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

RELST 2724

The Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) is a repository of ancient Israelite religious, political, social, historical, and literary traditions. For the modern reader these ancient traditions are often obscured ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: JWST 2724NES 2724

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7855 RELST 2724   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Monroe, L

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

RELST 3281

A knowledge of the Bible's images, stories and themes is crucial to understanding not only the art and literature of many cultures, but also ancient and contemporary world politics. It is the world's most ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 3280

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17024 RELST 3281   SEM 101

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Zacher, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

RELST 3536

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: NES 3535

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17747 RELST 3536   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Mokhtarian, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

RELST 3618

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 3618MEDVL 3618NES 3618

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16801 RELST 3618   SEM 101

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Powers, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

RELST 3770

Practice makes perfect, the old saying goes, but the nature of that connection remains opaque.  This course, conducted in English and intended as a sequel to FREN 3540 - On Paying Attention, gives students ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FREN 3770MEDVL 3760

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16916 RELST 3770   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Howie, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

RELST 4100

Reading and translation of Latin philosophical texts. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17610 RELST 4100   SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

RELST 4451

Examines the new cinemas of Southeast Asia and their engagement with contemporary discourses of gender and sexuality. It pays special attention to the ways in which sexuality and gendered embodiment are ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  6481 RELST 4451   LEC 001

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Fuhrmann, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

RELST 4454

This course examines connections between Jewishness and race. Highlighting ambiguities, ambivalences, and complex interrelationships among political, legal, social, cultural, scientific, and religious ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18833 RELST 4454   SEM 101

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Tamarkin, N

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

RELST 4990

For undergraduates who wish to obtain research experience or do extensive reading on a special topic. Students select a topic in consultation with the faculty member who has agreed to supervise ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4377 RELST 4990   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6467 RELST 4990   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Law, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

RELST 4995

RELST 4995 is the first course in the Honors two-part sequence. The Honors Program is open to Religious Studies majors who have done superior work and who wish to devote a substantial part of their senior ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  4518 RELST 4995   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Formichi, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    RELST 4995 is the FIRST course in the Honors two-part sequence. To enroll in Honors, please email akc52@cornell.edu to request a permission number.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  7996 RELST 4995   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Haines-Eitzen, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  7997 RELST 4995   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Law, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

RELST 4996

RELST 4996 is the second course in the Honors two-part sequence. The Honors Program is open to Religious Studies majors who have done superior work and who wish to devote a substantial part of their senior ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6471 RELST 4996   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Formichi, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    RELST 4996 is the SECOND course in the Honors two-part sequence. To enroll in Honors, please email akc52@cornell.edu to request a permission number.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7998 RELST 4996   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Haines-Eitzen, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7999 RELST 4996   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Law, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

RELST 6020

Reading and translation of Latin philosophical texts. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  5604 RELST 6020   SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

RELST 6631

Examines the new cinemas of Southeast Asia and their engagement with contemporary discourses of gender and sexuality. It pays special attention to the ways in which sexuality and gendered embodiment are ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18002 RELST 6631   LEC 001

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Fuhrmann, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

RELST 7454

This course examines connections between Jewishness and race. Highlighting ambiguities, ambivalences, and complex interrelationships among political, legal, social, cultural, scientific, and religious ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18834 RELST 7454   SEM 101

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Tamarkin, N

  • Instruction Mode: In Person