Dear colleagues in Religious Studies and South Asian Studies:

All my course syllabi, course titles, and course materials are my intellectual property. If you use any of this material without my permission, I will sue you. I will personally picket your classroom.

My syllabi are unusually well-researched, as all my students know. This research will be published if and only if this great "research" university learns to respect its college teachers. At that time, I may put some of my syllabi online. I am already doing so with two courses, "Twelve Theories of Religion" and "Cooperative Living, Community Building, and Sustainability," both offered free to the public via the Cervantes Free University (see the Washington University Coop website,


Jerome Bauer

Still proud to be a member of theTeaching Faculty of Washington University in St Louis