Religion, Politics and Culture Workshop

This bimonthly interdisciplinary workshop brings together faculty, graduate students, and postdoctoral and affiliate fellows to present and discuss in-progress research grappling with religion, politics, and culture, or research topics exploring the link between religion and contemporary social issues more generally. Papers are prepared and distributed in advance of each meeting. In rare instances, we will discuss recently published book chapters or essays that are tied to a developing research project.

The workshop, which was developed from a conversation with our graduate students, meets on Friday from 12:00 to 1:30 PM in the Theology Conference Room. Please review the schedule of speakers to plan accordingly.

 

Schedule of Speakers

September 15, 2017
Shaun Casey
Director, Berkley Center
Former U.S. Special Representative for Religion and Global Affairs

September 29, 2017
Irene Oh
Associate Professor of Religious Studies & Director of Peace Studies Program
George Washington University

October 27, 2017
Jalane Schmidt
Associate Professor of Religious Studies
University of Virginia

November 3, 2017
Oludamini Ogunnaike
Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
College of William and Mary

December 1, 2017
Rick Elgendy
Assistant Professor of Christian Ethics & Public Theology
Wesley Theological Seminary

January 26, 2018
Keri Day
Associate Professor of Constructive Theology & African American Religion
Princeton Theological Seminary

February 9, 2018
Wonhee Anne Jo
Professor of Theology & Culture
Garrett-Evengelical Theological Seminary

February 23, 2018
Chloë Starr
Associate Professor of Asian Christianity and Theology
Yale Divinity School

March 16, 2018
Willis Jenkins
Professor of Religious Studies
University of Virginia

 

Friday, January 26 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

More dates through March 16, 2018

New North, 107
37th and O St., N.W., Washington

Event Type

Special Events

Audience

Students, Faculty/Staff, Public

Departments

Georgetown College, Theology

Website

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/...

Cost

Free

Presenter

raduate Program in Theology and Religious Studies

Open to the public and the press?

Yes

Event Contact Name

Nathan Lean

Event Contact Email

ncl26@georgetown.edu

Accommodations Contact Name

Nelise Jeffrey

Accommodations Contact Email

nj294@georgetown.edu

Subscribe
Google Calendar iCal Outlook

Recent Activity