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Oludamini Ogunnaike

Assistant Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Religious Studies
Office location and address
1540 Jefferson Park Ave
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
RELA 2559: New Course in African Religions
Credits: 1–4
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of African Religions.
RELA 3559: New Course in African Religions
Credits: 1–4
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of African Religions.
RELI 3559: New Course in Islam
Credits: 1–4
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Islam.
RELA 4100: Introduction to Yoruba Religions
Credits: 3
The Orisa traditions of the Yoruba-speaking peoples of West Africa have survived and thrived across centuries of war, slavery, and colonization, and continue to provide meaning to the lives of millions of people all over the world. This course will survey the various Orisa traditions of West Africa and the Americas, their interactions with other traditions as well as their influence on Black Atlantic art and spirituality.
RELI 5094: What is Love?: Reflections from the Islamic Tradition
Credits: 3
This seminar will examine some of the most profound and influential writings about love from the Islamic intellectual and poetic traditions. Perhaps more than any other civilization, the literary and philosophical traditions of Islamic civilization have been "love-centric." In this course we will closely read and discuss various philosophies and theories of love from the mundane to the mystical.
RELI 5559: New Course in Islam
Credits: 3
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Islam.
RELA 5559: New Course in African Relgions
Credits: 3
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of African Religions
RELS 8500: Topics for Supervised Study and Research
Credits: 1–6
This topical course provides Master's and Doctoral students in Religious Studies an opportunity for advanced coursework in selected, established areas of the department's curriculum.
RELS 8998: Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Research
Credits: 1–12
For master's research, taken before a thesis director has been selected.