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John Whittaker

The Department regrets to announce that John H. Whittaker, professor emeritus of Philosophy and Religious Studies, passed away on July 26, 2019.  During his twenty-eight years at LSU, Prof. Whittaker served as director of the Religious Studies Program (1980-1994) and as chair of the Department (2003-2006).  He was an outstanding scholar in the philosophy of religion and a beloved teacher of religion courses.  Memorial service: Saturday, August 10, 12 p.m., St. Alban’s Chapel on Dalrymple Drive. 

John Whittaker

Department News

Fall 2019 course offerings are now available!

Prof. François Raffoul gave a lecture on "Sexual Difference and Gathering in Gesclecht III' at a two-day international conference at Princeton University. Watch it on Youtube!

Prof. Raff Donelson won the President's Prize at the Southwestern Philosophical Society conference at Baylor University.