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Featured Upcoming Event

Lisa JarnotWe hope you'll join us online December 2 at 5pm (EDT) for "White Whales, White Males, Whitehead with Lisa Jarnot." This lecture, which is part of the Bagley Wright Lecture Series on Poetry, explores the doctrine of discovery that haunts American poetry. View our calendar for more details and to RSVP.

Campus Update

CSWR courtyard

The CSWR building is closed to the public as of March 16, 2020. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Professor Charles Stang. Photo: Justin Knight
Professor Charles M. Stang
Director, CSWR

The CSWR seeks to promote the study of the world’s religions in their classical and contemporary forms, serving both as a residential community of students and scholars and an international “think tank” in the study of religion.



Thirteen apartments located within the CSWR are available for rent by students and affiliates of Harvard University by application to the Center.

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Featured Resident

Sherah Bloor

Sherah Bloor

PhD student Sherah Bloor speaks on her work in poetry, philosophy, religion, and community. 

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