Herman Ziering was a Holocaust survivor and justice seeker after he fled a concentration camp.
The HGI Center will also host an interdisciplinary teach-in on white nationalism on February 2.
The fall calendar begins on Sunday, Sept. 27 with an information session on the Uyghurs.
A grant from the foundation supports the criminal justice education initiative.
The celebration begins with Gayatri Gopinath delivering the annual Women and Gender Studies lecture.
Sister Pimentel will address the relationship between immigrants along the Texas-Mexico border and the Catholic Church on February 19.
The conversation will focus on building a bridge between the LGBTQ+ community and Catholic Church.
Dedicated to the memory of Holocaust survivors and justice seekers, the exhibit opens in November.
Mehnaz Afridi, Ph.D., will receive the Costello Excellence in Teaching Award.
Afridi is a widely recognized interfaith scholar and dynamic classroom presence.
Ali is one of 262 students nationwide to receive this award.
The minor is designed to create critical thinkers for the digital age.
The week's programming will explore institutions that have participated in unethical behavior.
Kevin Ahern, Ph.D., is spotlighting on-campus faith communities in a new book.
The spring schedule of events begins on Thursday, January 24.
Manhattan College hosted the three-day event focused on higher education’s role in refugee and migrant education.
The Manhattan College community dedicates a community artwork to commemorate the life and legacy of St. John Baptist de La Salle for the Tercentenary.
An introductory religious studies course helps student veterans transition to college life.
Prior to the annual Schweitzer Lecture, students lit candles to remember victims of the recent tragedy in Pittsburgh.
The Center will continue to advance its mission to eradicate human suffering, prejudice, and racism through education.
While living together in a community in Lee Hall, freshmen in the Arches program take one class together per semester that incorporates service projects and cultural excursions in New York City.
Enger is a musician who tells the story of a little-known aspect of the Holocaust.
Manhattan College’s course catalog encourages students to step outside of the classroom and put learning into action in the greatest city in the world.
More than 100 veterans attend Manhattan College and excel in a variety of on-campus leadership roles.
The chair of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth, Heschel is the keynote speaker at the College’s annual Schweitzer Lecture on Nov. 7.
What started as a summer job at the O'Malley Library has turned into a career calling for Tim Gress ’19 whose discovery of a book collection prompted him to learn about book restoration and pursue a graduate degree in library science.
From July 24 – 28, the Center for Academic Success hosted its seventh annual Summer Literacy Institute, an immersive learning experience that this year helped 30 rising high school seniors in New York City plan for college.
A homegrown Veterans Success Program has provided a way for student veterans to acclimate to college life and find their place among peers.
JustPeace invited four speakers of different disciplines to share their perspectives on the Dakota Access Pipeline build for World Water Day 2017.
On April 6, Heyer will discuss topics surrounding migration and political justice within the frame of Catholicism.
Manhattan College is increasing its efforts to include more community-based learning courses in the curriculum and forge more dynamic local partnerships.
Students at Manhattan College who served in the military will host a panel discussion on March 29.
Manhattan College will host a series of events surrounding the antiwar movement.
Fr. Bryan Massingale will speak about cross-racial solidarity within the Catholic Church.
Michele Saracino, Ph.D., professor and chair of religious studies, is researching swimming as a spiritual practice, relating our connection with water to our interactions with God and others in everyday life.
In December 2015, Pope Francis called for an extraordinary jubilee year, setting it apart from the ordinary cycle of jubilees, or holy years, which are called every 25 years in the Catholic Church.
The College continues to be recognized as a top college for veteran students.
Religious studies professor has been a member of the College’s faculty since 2002.
Mandel will deliver the annual Schweitzer Lecture on Tuesday, Nov. 15.
The two-day event, Feb. 29 – March 1, explores challenges in an age of extremism.
Kevin Ahern, Ph.D., assistant professor of religious studies, participated in a two-day seminar in Rome, which was hosted by the Pontifical Justice and Peace Council to mark the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council document Gaudium et Spes.
Manhattan College religious studies professors Kevin Ahern and Natalia Imperatori-Lee recently sat down with Sister Arlene Flaherty, OP, and Brother Ernest Miller, FSC, to explore the future of the prophetic mission during a panel sponsored by the College’s departments of Catholic Studies, Religious Studies, Peace Studies and the office of Mission.
Three-time winner of the National Jewish Book Award to speak at Manhattan on “Jewish Women and Families during Kristallnacht.”
An unexpected roster of students is enrolled in Mehnaz Afridi’s seminar.
Manhattan’s faculty experts and administration weighed in on the papal visit to give a global context to this historic event.Mehnaz Afridi, Ph.D.Assisant Professor of Religious Studies and Director of the College’s Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith (HGI) Education Center
Driven by the papal encyclical, the month-long series of events tackles several current environmental issues.
Since 1988, Br. Robert has made a wide-ranging impact on his alma mater.
A new Study Away program asks students to consider grand questions in the great outdoors through a religious studies course taught by Philip Francis, Ph.D.
Fellowship connects Manhattan College and Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School students with survivors of the Holocaust for interviews to be documented through 2015.
Experts in slavery and human trafficking to present at conference on April 18.
An old course in a new venue specifically tailored to veterans affected by combat-stress, PTSD, and trauma, takes students to Paradise Island in the Bahamas to discover the healing power of yoga and meditation.
Stephen J. Pope and Michael Spezio to present at lecture on April 20.
Mommy, MS and Me, a new children’s book written by religious studies major Stephanie Garcia ’15, is designed to create a dialog.
Manhattan College’s HGI Center will focus on the Holocaust and its lingering effects throughout the 2015 spring semester.
Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center to Host Interfaith Discussion on Current Events in the Middle East on Oct. 20
Religious leaders and scholars to lead open discussion entitled, Jews, Christians and Muslims: Challenging Extremism Today.
Author of Ask the Beasts, to discuss new book on campus.
College’s Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education CenterWelcomes Historian of Religion Charles H. Long
Charles Long to discuss the dilemmas of American religion on Sept. 11.
Professor Investigates Connection Between Virtual Worlds in Video Games and Religion; Fosters Student Research and Publications
Robert Geraci releases new book on how video games might play a role in the religious options of modern life and publishes paper with student as a result of NSF grant.
Manhattan College’s Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education (HGI) Center hosted a series of roundtable discussions among more than 100 religious leaders, scholars and individuals from New York City and the local community. The event was planned as a way to discuss and examine the current extremism, prejudice and violence occurring in the Middle East.
During a weeklong multifaceted study abroad experience in Havana, Cuba, more than a dozen Jaspers discover Lasallian resolve after 50 years of restricted religious practice.
Charles W. Mills to discuss liberalism at the annual lecture on April 10.
Expert on the topics of Women’s and African-American Theology and Ethics to speak at lecture.
Robert Geraci, Ph.D., and Manhattan College students conduct interdisciplinary research to decipher the power and presence of meaning in virtual worlds, with funding from the National Science Foundation.
George Young to present book on Russian cosmism, a philosophical and cultural movement in Russia during the 20th century.
Lineup includes four-month art exhibit on the Holocaust.
Captain Allison DeVito will present Cost of War lecture on Feb. 27.
Manhattan College’s Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education CenterHosts Scriptural Reading Event
On Oct. 16, Jews, Christians and Muslims will gather to promote understanding and friendship.
Rev. Paul Brandeis Raushenbush will discuss the crucially important issue of how religion is covered by the media.
College To Celebrate 50th Anniversary of the Second Vatican Council’s “Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy” in October
The four-day celebration from Oct. 20-23 marks 50 years since the Council sought to transform and renew liturgy in the Roman Catholic Church.
Lineup includes book discussions by authors Ruth Boyd Sharone and John Connelly.
Lineup includes book discussions by authors Jasha Levi and Nina Wolff
Manhattan College to Mark 50th Anniversary of "Pacem in Terris" With Lecture Series, Library Exhibit
Pope John XXIII’s historic encyclical has deep ties to campus community
As the Vatican prepares to elect a new pope, Natalia Imperatori-Lee, Ph.D. breaks down the prospects for a Latin American pope in response to the Church's changing demographics.
Manhattan College theologian John R. Wilcox, professor emeritus of religious studies, recently published a book outlining the challenges Catholic colleges and universities face with diminishing numbers of clergy members on campus.
Spring semester programming begins on Feb. 13 with activist and scholar Alan Richard.
The College’s Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center selected to receive the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf.