Maya graduated from Elizabethtown College in May and concluded her duties as STS Production Assistant. On Monday she'll being a new chapter as a newsroom intern at the renown Philadelphia public radio station, WHYY.
Learn more about Dr. Goodwin’s amazing class here and follow the hashtag #SyrRelBodies on Twitter for a well-curated discussion of US religions and the regulation of bodies of color.
One year in and Sowing the Seed is proving itself as a generative space for students to become producers—and not just consumers—of knowledge. Throughout the semester, we’re taking a look back to see what some of our students have been up to since participating in our student-scholar collaborative magazine. Maya Aphornsuvan reflects on a summer internship that left her positively wanting to explore the possibilities for discussing religion and culture in the media.
The Arabic term, Islam, connotes peace and submission. As a religion, Islam describes humanity’s struggle (jihad) to rest in God’s (Allah) peace. The course will explore the sights, sounds, and social sensations that have emerged over the religion’s 1400-year history. Students will reflect on what unites and divides its 1.6 billion followers worldwide. There is no denying that the events of … Continue reading REL 293 Islam