May 15-16 | Marie Griffith

May 15-16 | Marie Griffith

WED MAY 15, 2019 Marie Griffith (Washington University in St Louis) “Sex and American Christianity: The Religious Divides that Fractured a Nation” This event is a public lecture, held in the Swift Hall Common Room at 4:30pm. Please join us! THURS MAY 16,...
April 25: Tucker Gregor

April 25: Tucker Gregor

Join us April 25, 12:00–1:15 pm to discuss Tucker Gregor’s paper, “Sacred Sex: ‘Natural’ Sex/Gender Roles and Bodily States in The Act of Marriage” Lunch will be served! You can find the paper here.
April 11: Andrew Carl Kunze

April 11: Andrew Carl Kunze

Join us April 11, 2019 to discuss ASR PhD Candidate Andrew Carl Kunze’s dissertation chapter, entitled “Brand Seva: Brand Ambassadors and Pandit Pundits of Indian Media Circulation.” We’ll be meeting in the Martin Marty Center Library,...
March 7: Matthew Boulette

March 7: Matthew Boulette

The Religions in America Workshop presents: Matthew Boulette, PhD candidate in English Language and Literature, “Moved by Another Life: Allotted Time and Historical Poiesis in the Peyote Craze.” Join us March 7, 12:30-1:45 pm in the Martin Marty Center...
Feb 21: Michele Ferris

Feb 21: Michele Ferris

Michele Ferris, “Converting, Socializing, and Educating the Heathens: Civilizing Mission vs. Restoration of the Urvolk” Join us February 21 at 12:30–1:45 for a discussion of Michele’s dissertation chapter. Lunch will be served. The paper can be found...

Winter Quarter Schedule

Join the Religions in America Workshop this quarter for four exciting meetings where we discuss work from our colleagues and prominent scholars in the field. We will meet on January 24, February 7, February 21, and March 7. Meetings will be held 12:30–1:45 in the...
Nov 29: Nat Turner and the Sacred Body of Fear

Nov 29: Nat Turner and the Sacred Body of Fear

Join us on Thursday, November 29 to discuss a book chapter written by Christopher Allison (Collegiate Assistant Professor, Humanities) entitled “Nat Turner and the Sacred by of Fear.” 12:00 pm, Marty Center Lunch will be served. We look forward to seeing...
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