START HERE! Finding JDP Classes
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Choose the proper quarter (not semester), then search under Religion, Religious Studies, Philosophy, and other subjects of interest. Note that schedules are not finalized unil the day registration for that quarter begins so checking earlier may be misleading. The JDP office can usually answer questions about the RLGN classes only. Otherwise questions should go to the department. The schedule below is also useful for plannig ahead but it is not a comprehensive list of classes.
- All Iliff classes that are open to JDP students are described under the subject "Religion" and have RLGN designators.
- All core JDP classes have RLGN designators.
- All DU classes offered by the "Religious Studies" Department have RLGS designators.
- All DU classes that are open to JDP students are described under their various subjects and must be graduate level. Levels: 3000-level courses may also enroll undergraduates; 4000-level courses may also enroll master's degree candidates; 6000-level courses are doctoral only.
- JUST 3000 level classes are only for undergraduates; however, they may be crosslisted as a graduate level class. JDP students should always take the graduate version of the class.
This project automatically searches multiple DU databases allowing students to find faculty members who teach or do research in areas of interest. Note that the designation "volunteer faculty" is a meaningless DU computer code/designation for Iliff faculty.
This listing is designed to give you ideas of classes that are offered that may be of interest to JDP students. Please note that is not a comprehensive list, and that these schedules are preliminary and are subject to change.
Make sure to check course offerings in the schedule for complete and accurate information as terms approach.
Anticipated JDP Courses 2023/24
RLGN 4000 Theories and Methods, Dr. Katherine Turpin, F 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
RLGN 4109 Formation of the Bible, Dr. Pam Eisenbaum, T 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
RLGN 4403 Sects, Cults, and New Religions, Dr. Antony Alumkal, R 1:00 - 4:30 pm
RLGN 4701 Black Theology: From Cone to Warnock, Dr. April Mack, T 1:00 - 4:30 pm
RLGN 4701 Womanist Pastoral Theolgy and Care, Dr. Kishundra King, Hybrid
RLGN 5030 Text, Image and Artifact Colloquium, TBD, R 4:40 pm - 8:10 pm
RLGS 3203 Christianity, Dr. Christy Cobb, T 4:00 - 7:50 pm, Online/Synch
RLGS 3452 Political Theology, Dr. Carl Raschke, R 4:00 - 7:50 pm, Online/Synch
RLGS 3350 Culture, Psych, and Religion, Dr. Sandra Dixon, MW4:00 - 5:50 pm
RLGS 3500 Islam, Dr. Patrick D'Silva, TR 2:00 - 3:50 pm
ANTH 3660 Anthropological Theory and Context, Dr. Kelly Fayard, TBD
ANTH 4200 Native North America, Dr. Kelly Fayard, TBD
ARTH 3832 19th Century Art: Neoclassicism to Negritude, MW 4:00 - 5:50 pm
ARTH 3834 Global Contemporary Art, Dr. Sarah Magnatta, MW 10:00 - 11:50 am
ARTH 3863 Kings and Cosmology: Maya Art, TBD
EDPX 3700/4700 Topics in Emergent Digital Cultures: Spiritual Technologies/Gaian Systems, Dr. Trace Reddell, MW 2:00 - 3:50 pm
PHIL 3000 Plato's Metaphysics, Dr. Naomi Reshotko, MW 10:00 - 11:50 am
PHIL 3611 The Boundaries of Scientific Knowledge, Dr. Marco Nathan, TR 2:00 - 4:00 pm
RLGN 5000 Pedagogy, TBD
RLGN 5010 Lived Religion Colloquium, Dr Antony Alumkal
RLGN 4145 NT Literature, Romans, Dr. Pam Eisenbaum, Hybrid
RLGN 4505 Spanish Mystics & Reformers, Dr. Albert Hernandez, Hybrid
RLGS 3814 Modern Hinduism, Dr. Dheepa Sundaram, T 4:00 - 750 pm
RLGS 3820 Buddhism, Dr. Benjamin Nourse, R 4:00 - 7:50 pm
RLGS 3891 Justice: A Biblical Perspective, Dr. Alison Schofield M/W 4:00 - 5:50 pm Online/Synch
ANTH 3655 Indigenous Feminisms, Dr. Kelly Fayard, TBD
ANTH XXXX Native Americans in Film, Dr. Kelly Fayard, TBD
ARTH 3822 Northern Renaissance Art, Dr. Scott Montgomery, TR 10:00 - 11:50 am
ARTH 4313 Graduate Seminar in Islamic Art, Dr. Bilha Moor, W 2:00 - 5:20 pm
EDPX 4020 Emergent Digital Cultures, Dr. Trace ReddellENGL 4701 19th Century Philosophy and Contemporary Theory, Dr. R.D. Perry, T 4:00 - 7:50 pmKant, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche, then Cole, Comay, Moten, and NgaiPHIL 3210 Philosophy of Movement, Dr. Thomas Nail, TR 2:00 - 3:50 pm
RLGN 5030 Conceptual Approaches Colloquium, Dr. Pam Eisenbaum
RLGN 6000 Dissertation Proposal Seminar, TBD
RLGN 4302 Buddhist Philosophy, Dr. Jacob Kinnard, Hybrid
RLGN 4413 Theology and the Construction of Race, Dr.Ted Vial, W 1:00 - 4:30 pm
RLGN 4414 Atheists, Secularists & Nones, Dr. Antony Alumkal, Hybrid
RLGN 4506 The Pursuit of Happiness: A History, Dr. Albert Hernandez, T 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
RLGN 4643 Women and Theologies of the Global South, Dr. Boyung Lee, Hybrid
RLGN 4206 Spiritual Care of Trauma, Dr. Carrie Doehring, Hybrid
RLGS 3001 Judaism, Dr. Alison Schofield, R 4:00 - 7:50 p
RLGS 3503 Quran & Hadith, Dr. Patrick D'Silva, T/R 10:00 - 11:50 am
RLGS 3694 Religion in the Virtual Space: Critical Theory Approach, Dr. Dheepa Sundaram, M/W 2:00 - 3:50 pm
RLGS 3760 Globalization of Religion: Theory & Practice, Dr. Carl Raschke, R 4:00 - 7:50 pm
RLGS 3814 Modern Hinduism, Dr. Dheepa Sundaram, W 4:00 - 7:50 pm
ARTH 3701 Black Art in America, Dr. Ellen Macfarlane, MW 4:00 - 5:50 pm
ARTH 3880 Mosques and Aniconism, Dr. Bilha Moor, TR 2:00 - 3:50 pm
HIST 3570 American Thought and Culture, Dr. Susan Schulten, TBD
PHIL 3026 or 3145 Levinas, Dr. Sarah Pessin, W 4:00 - 7:50 pm
PHIL 3130 Knowledge Problems, Dr. Naomi Reshotko, MW 2:00 - 3:50 pm
Sometimes DU and Iliff academic calendars do not align in the winter and spring. Please check the calendars carefully or check with faculty to determine the dates for any given class. CLasses taugtht by DU faculty use the DU calendar and classes taught by Illiff faculty use the Iliff calendar.
Faculty are on nine-month contracts and are not expected to work with students during the summer break; students therefore are responsible for planning accordingly. – Approved Nov. 13, 2015 by JDP Committee
Online and Hybrid Classes
JDP students may take approved doctoral classes that are offered in on-line and hybrid formats beginning summer 2018. -approved Jan. 16, 2018 by JDP Committee
Independent Study and Directed Study
Independent study (RLGN 5991 or 6991) is arranged by the student with a faculty member in order to explore a topic that is not offered in any course in the DU online catalog, or to explore an aspect of a course in much greater depth than could be done in the class.
Directed Study is used when a required course in the catalog is not offered in a quarter that the student must take it. The exact course number, title, and syllabus must be used in this case.
Dissertation Research (now called Independent Research) looks like independent study and uses the same form for registration must always be RLGN 6995.
You can learn more about these designations in your handbook. All three use the same form for registration.