Prof. Bucar recently joined us in the Fall 2012 semester. Her goals for students include openness to new ideas, an informed concern about contemporary gender issues, and an appreciation for other cultural and religious traditions.
Her new book, The Islamic Veil, not only introduces widespread understandings about fashion veiling and questions the scrutiny of the points of view of Muslim women and their experiences, but also ties in the complex relationships between culture, women's freedom, religion, and politics.
Prof. Bucar's course offerings include RELS1280 Islam, and RELS1271 Sex in Christianty, Judaism, and Islam.
Welcome to the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Northeastern University. Our department is filled with faculty and students who love to think, read and talk about "the big questions" and the intersection philosophy, religion and the contemporary situation in which we find ourselves.
We have an active research faculty and an award winning group of students whose career plans range from heading off to graduate or law school to careers in public relations and human services. Our philosophy club is an active group of undergraduates who gather weekly for dinner and discussion of faculty and student presentations.
The opening event of a series of campus programs, Conflict, Civility, Respect, Peace: Northeastern Reflects, is February 25th at 7p.m. in 20 West Village F. This event will have the theme "Understanding Hate," and it will be a conversation on hate crime, inter-group relations, and campus climates.