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How Queuing to Pay Respect to the Queen Became a Pilgrimage

By Augusta Thomson

Pilgrimage, like the British monarchy, is heavily steeped in imperial and colonial ideologies.


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The Assault on Truth – and What to Do About It

A conversation with Cherie Harder, Jonathan Rauch, and Peter Wehner


Spring 2023 Course Highlight

Religion and Politics in American History

This course traces how conceptions of “religion” and “the state” changed in the United States from the turn of the twentieth century to the dawn of a new millennium.

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