Leslie Hayes
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leslie.hayes@utoronto.ca

Department for the Study of Religion
University of Toronto
170 St. George Street, 3rd floor
Toronto, Ontario

 

David Perley

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david.perley@utoronto.ca

Department for the Study of Religion
University of Toronto
170 St. George Street, 3rd floor
Toronto, Ontario

Education:

BA (Carleton), MA, PhD (Toronto)

Areas of Research/Teaching Interest:

Method and Theory in the Study and Teaching of Religions; History of American Religious Thought; Religion and the Philosophy of Language

Recent Courses:
RLG101: Radical Religions: Global Fundamentalisms and Reforms
RLG393: Graphic Religion: Myth and the Spiritual in Sequential Art
RLG404/RLG405 : Research and Practical Capstones for RLG Majors and Specialists

Selected Publications:
“Developmental Tools to Introduce Students to Religion” (in progress);
“Philosophy,” The Encyclopedia of Religion in America (2010);
“Lovejoy, A. O.” and “Panpsychism,” American Philosophy: An Encyclopedia (2008);
“Explosive Metaphors and Vague Detonations: Seigfried’s Contribution to Philosophy and Beyond,” William James Studies (2006);
“Vagueness: An Additional Nuance in the Interpretation of Ibn ‘Arabi’s Mystical Language,” American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences (2005).

 

Eleanor Pontoriero

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eleanor.pontoriero@utoronto.ca

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Department for the Study of Religion
University of Toronto
170 St. George Street, 3rd floor
Toronto, Ontario

Education:

Ph.D. (Religion and Women’s Studies)

Teaching and Research Areas:
Religion, Gender, Human Rights and Peacebuilding in Comparative Context

Selected Publications:

“On Multiple Belonging: Engaging Human Rights from a Buddhist-Christian, and Feminist Liberative Praxis,” Buddhist-Christian Studies 39 (2019) 181–202.

Academic Memberships

Member of the Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies