We focus on the ways religion works in human lives around the globe and investigate how factors such as geographical region, multicultural settings, and popular culture shape communities and traditions. Our faculty guides students to think critically about human relationships, value diversity, and communicate clearly, skills necessary and highly sought-after in a wide range of careers.
Department of Religion and Culture
More than 1,000 people from around the region, the nation, and even the world will travel to Virginia Tech to celebrate the richness of Appalachia and combat the exploitation of its resources.
Hansen, who was among the first scientists to argue that the burning of fossil fuels is warming the planet, will visit Virginia Tech on March 10.
Ni, an assistant professor in the Department of Religion and Culture in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, will use her award to organize a student conference.
In March 2017, Virginia Tech will host “Extreme Appalachia,” the 40th annual Appalachian Studies Conference.
Two of the four faculty members newly appointed to the academies of Faculty Service and Leadership at Virginia Tech are members of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.
What can a post-apocalyptic action flick, an anime television series, and a comic horror movie teach us about ourselves? More than you might imagine. That’s the theory, at least, behind the first-ever film series of Virginia Tech’s Department of Religion and Culture.
Prof. Danille Christensen was interviewed by Religion and Culture Major Caitlin Van Wicklin on her area of study.