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Rothenberg Celia E., Associate Professor | Chair of Undergraduate Affairs, Religious Studies

Celia E. Rothenberg

Associate Professor | Chair of Undergraduate Affairs, Religious Studies

Members
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Faculty
Department of Religious Studies

Area(s) of Interest:

Biography

Research Interests

My research interests lie at the juncture of the anthropology of religion and gender. I am interested in religion as it is practiced, lived, challenged, and affirmed, particularly among Jews and Muslims.

I have focused on participants in a Jewish summer camp; the Jewish Renewal Movement; the Palestinian diaspora in Toronto; and the Palestinian village of Artas in the West Bank.

Education

  • University of Toronto, Ph.D. in Anthropology, 1998
  • Oxford University M.St. in Anthropology, 1993
  • Wellesley College, B.A. in History, 1991

Teaching

 UNDERGRADUATE

Anthropology of Religion

  • Culture and Religion (RS/ANT3AR3, third year course), Religious Studies, Fall 2017, Fall 2016.

Judaism

  • Introduction to Judaism (RS2J03, second year course), Religious Studies, Winter 2017, Fall 2014.
  • Judaism in the Modern World (formerly Judaism and the Jewish People in the Twentieth Century) (RS/HIST3ZZ3, third year course), Religious Studies, Winter 2017, Winter 2016, Winter 2014, Winter 2013.
  • Topics in Jewish Studies (RS3GG3, third year course), Religious Studies, Winter 2011.
  • Contemporary Judaism (fourth year reading course), Religious Studies, Fall 2011.

 Religion, Health, and Healing

  • Health, Healing, and Religion (RS2WW3, second year course), Religious Studies, Fall 2011, Fall 2010, Summer 2008, Fall 2003.
  • Healing Traditions (HST4F03, fourth year seminar), Health Studies Program, Winter 2008.
  • Introduction to Health Studies (HST1A03, first year course, team taught with Dr. A. Gildiner)Health Studies Program, Fall/Winter 2008-09; 2007-08; Fall/Winter 2005-06.
  • Health in Cross-Cultural and International Perspective (HST4D03, fourth year seminar), Health Studies Program, Winter 2005, Fall 2005, Fall 2003.
  • African Ritual Healing Systems (fourth year reading course), Religious Studies, Winter 2004.
  • New Age Healing in North America (graduate reading course)Religious Studies, Summer 2004.
  • Ritual and Symbolic Healing (RS796), Religious Studies, Winter 2008, Winter 2005, Fall 2003

Islam

  • Introduction to Islam (RS2Q03; second year course), Religious Studies, Summer 2015.
  • Anthropology of Islam (RS4F03, fourth year seminar), Religious Studies, Fall 2008.
  • Islam in the Modern World (RS2V03, second year course)Religious Studies, Fall 2005.

 Gender and Women’s Studies

  • Anthropology of Women and Gender (third year course), Anthropology, University of Toronto, 2001-02.
  • Introduction to Women’s Studies (first year course), Institute of Women’s Studies and Gender Studies, University of Toronto, 2001-02.
  • Anthropology Unit, Scientific Perspectives on Sex and Gender (second year course), Institute of Women’s Studies and Gender Studies, University of Toronto, 2001-02, 2000-01.
  • Anthropology of Gender (upper level seminar), Anthropology, University of Calgary, Summer 2000.

 

GRADUATE

Gender and Religion

  • Gender and Feminist Theory in Religious Studies (RS789), Religious Studies, Fall 2014, Fall 2013, Fall 2010.
  • Current Debates in Gender and Feminist Theory (GSFR 700), Gender Studies and Feminist Research, Fall 2013, Fall 2011.
  • Anthropology of Gender (graduate reading course), Religious Studies, Fall 2007.

Religious Studies, Anthropology, and Globalization

  • Religion and Globalization (IGHC 701), Institute for Globalization and the Human Condition, Winter 2016, Winter 2015.
  • Introduction to the Anthropology of Religion (RS781), Religious Studies, Fall 2017, Winter 2013, Winter 2012.

 Islam

  • Jews and Muslims in a Global World (RS/ANT782), Religious Studies, Winter 2017.
  • Anthropology of Islam (graduate reading course), Religious Studies, Winter 2012.
  • Gender and Islam (graduate reading course), Religious Studies, Winter 2011.
  • Anthropological Approaches to the Study of Islam (graduate reading course)Religious Studies, Winter 2009, Winter 2006.
  • Elementary Modern Standard Arabic (graduate reading course), Religious Studies, 2003-04.

Research

Monographs

Edited Volumes

Journal Articles

Essays