Rod Owens

Year in Review: HDS in 2016-17

May 17, 2017

The 2016-17 academic year provided many memorable moments at HDS, from the unveiling of the special Faces of Divinity exhibit to the bicentennial party and reunion. As we head toward Commencement, we take a look back at some of the events that made this academic year so meaningful and special.

Peter Batts, MTS '74

2017 HDS Bicentennial Storify

May 3, 2017

On Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29, HDS celebrated its bicentennial. Alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends took part in the joyous celebration and special reunion day on Saturday. Many of them shared pictures, quotes, and thoughts about the bicentennial on social media.… Read more about 2017 HDS Bicentennial Storify

Margaret R. Miles

Video: The Women’s Studies Revolution

May 2, 2017

Between 1970 and 1985, HDS changed from an almost exclusively male institution into a school with a majority of women students and a commitment to gender analysis. A panel of those who propelled the women’s studies revolution follow its reverberations into the twenty-first century during a discussion that took place during HDS's bicentennial celebration.… Read more about Video: The Women’s Studies Revolution

Ann Sun

Resurfacing Religion in Contemporary China

April 18, 2017

Anna Sun, Associate Professor of Sociology and Asian Studies at Kenyon College, is Harvard Divinity School’s second Berggruen Fellow. Her research focuses on the revival of Confucianism as a religion in contemporary China. She also works on larger conceptual and methodological issues in the study of Chinese religions, as well as the relationship between religion and politics.… Read more about Resurfacing Religion in Contemporary China