Resources in Religion

The Jane Bancroft Cook Library at New College is home to a broad assortment of books, scholarly journals, national and international databases, and other print and electronic media related to the study of religion and is available to students throughout the year. Also available at the library is the Dr. Helen N. Fagin Holocaust Collection. Named in honor of Holocaust survivor and New College benefactress Dr. Helen Fagin, the collection holds materials related to the Holocaust, genocide and humanitarian studies. The Fagin room can be reserved for occasional small meetings connected with the collection.

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The annual Klingenstein Lecture features a guest lecturer in Judaic Studies.

New College hosts the Biennial New College Conference on Medieval & Renaissance Studies, which draws top scholars in history, literature, art history, philosophy and other fields. Students have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with the scholars and attend the conference presentations.

New Topics New College is a public lecture series that runs from October through March. Free to students, the series features guest speakers discussing a wide range of current topics and issues — local, national and international.

 

 

 

 

 

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What do the top one percent of earners in the U.S. major in? According to the Census Bureau’s 2010 American Community Survey, the majors that give you the best chance of reaching the one percent are pre-med, economics, biochemistry, zoology, biology and yes, rounding out the top 20, philosophy and religious studies!

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