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October 31, 2021
Stories about exorcisms say a lot about the cultures that tell them. Dr. Joseph Laycock (associate professor of philosophy) analyzes the case of a famous exorcism in the book The Social Scientific Study of Exorcism in Christianity in a chapter Read More Exorcism Stories

October 30, 2021
Sometimes protesters act in ways that some people consider shameless to fight for their rights. In a new chapter–“Shameless Interruptions Finding Survival at the Edges of Trans and Queer Migrations“–published in Queer and Trans Migrations: Dynamics of Illegalization, Detention, and Read More Shameless Protest for Queer and Trans Migrant Rights

October 16, 2021
Multiple factors impact health, for everyone generally and for Mexican Americans specifically. A study conducted by Dr. Jessica Perrotte (assistant professor, Psychology Department, Texas State University) and colleagues at the University of Texas at Austin (including Drs. Michael R Baumann, Read More Studying Mental Health in the Mexican Americ...

October 14, 2021
The Biblical story of a great flood around the world is told in Genesis. But it is also told in other world texts, as well. A version of the story is recounted by Alfonso X of Castile in the historiographic Read More The Interfaith Literature of a Castilian King

October 13, 2021
Host countries are not always accepting or welcoming of immigrants who relocate to escape dire circumstances. A recent study by Dr. Roque Mendez (professor in the Psychology Department at Texas State University) and Elia Hilda Bueno (Texas State alum and Read More Understanding Attitudes About Immigrants