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Berz and Ziffren Endowed Lectures


The Department of Religion hosts the Abbie Ziffren Annual Lecture and the David and Sherry Berz Endowed Lecture. The events feature distinguished scholars in religious studies who share their expertise.


Ken Knoespel delivered the 2019 Berz Lecture at the GW Religion Department.

Ken Knoespel delivered the GW Religion Department's 2019 Berz Lecture.


Upcoming Events

Upcoming endowed lectures, conferences and other events will be listed when scheduled.

Latest News from the Religion Department

President Wrighton (l), Tractenberg Prize winners Paul Duff, Kim Roddis, David DeGrazia and Ekundayo Shittu; and Provost Bracey.

GW Distinguished Faculty Honored at 13th Annual Faculty Honors Ceremony

May 07, 2023
Faculty awarded the Oscar and Shoshana Trachtenberg prizes included Paul B. Duff, professor of religion in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences (CCAS) for service.



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