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Melchior Mbonimpa Melchior Mbonimpa

Dr. Melchior Mbonimpa, full professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Sudbury, has published extensively on the recent history and politics in Africa, particularly of his region of origin, the African Great Lakes. According to Dr. Mbonimpa, Religious Studies “is the study of the spiritual adventure of mankind in its various manifestations (religions) from its origins to present day.” He wants students to understand that “Religious Studies is extremely useful in understanding questions, challenges and hopes of our common humanity, of our ancestors, and of our contemporaries. Religious Studies makes it possible to understand that if, between religions, there are misunderstandings or even wars, there are still possibilities for peaceful relations based on tolerance.” Professor Mbonimpa has published seven essays...

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Études journalistiques

In this rapidly changing field, employers seek out our graduates because they are familiar with the latest technologies and the innovative approaches required in today's world.


Folklore et ethnologie

provides a better understanding of Francophone culture, customs, traditions, legends and beliefs that have shaped it.


Indigenous Studies 

promotes an understanding of Indigenous peoples, their traditions, aspirations and participation in local, national and international communities.



will give you the tools to critically examine your own worldviews, as well as those of others; will allow you to explore various questions and areas of personal interest; and will teach you how to think about issues that touch your life.


Religious Studies

approaches the study of religion as a social phenomenon, focusing on the relationship between religion and culture, recognizing that religions have occupied a very central place in virtually all civilizations.



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