Video Archive 2018-2019

Religious Studies and Racial Justice: Tips for Sharing Scholarship with the Public

April 16, 2019

A discussion about how scholars of religion can share work in these areas with different publics. We are pleased to host co-presenters Sabrina Dent, director of programs and partnerships at the Religious Freedom Center, William H. Lamar IV, pastor of Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church (Washington, D.C.) and Itihari Toure, director of institutional research, planning and effectiveness at Interdenominational Theological Center. The webinar includes a presentation and extended Q & A.


Religious Studies and Religious Communities: Promising Venues for Public Scholarship

March 14, 2019

A discussion about how scholars of religion can engage religious communities to raise the visibility of their work. Co-presenters: Janet Cooper Nelson, chaplain of Brown University, Alice Hunt, executive director of the American Academy of Religion and John F. Kutsko, executive director of the Society of Biblical Literature. The webinar includes a presentation and extended Q & A.


Religious Studies and the #MeToo Movement: Tips for Sharing Scholarship with the Public

Feb. 19, 2019

A discussion about how scholars of religion with interest in or projects relevant to the #MeToo movement can engage different publics. Co-presenters: Helen Alvaré, professor of law, Katie Guest Pryal, author and Elizabeth Bucar, associate professor of philosophy and religion. The webinar includes a presentation and extended Q & A.


Religious Studies and Government: Promising Venues for Public Scholarship

Jan. 16, 2019

The Religious Freedom Center of the Freedom Forum discusses how scholars of religion can engage local, state, and federal to raise the visibility of their work. Co-presenters include Thomas Bowen, director of the District of Columbia Office of Religious Affairs; Rebecca Linder Blachley, director of the Office of Government Relations of the Episcopal Church; and Usra Ghazi, director of policy and programs for America Indivisible. The webinar includes a presentation and extended Q & A.


Religious Studies, Sexuality and Religious Freedom: Tips for Sharing Scholarship with the Public

Dec. 12, 2018

The Religious Freedom Center of the Freedom Forum Institute discusses how scholars of religion can engage different publics to raise the visibility of their work. We are pleased to host co-presenters Thomas Berg, professor of law and public policy at the University of St. Thomas School of Law, Kelsey Dallas, national religion reporter at Deseret News and Megan Goodwin, program director for Sacred Writes. The webinar will include a presentation and extended Q&A.


Religious Studies in Social Media: Promising Venues for Public Scholarship

Oct. 18, 2018

The Religious Freedom Center of the Freedom Forum Institute presents a discussion on how scholars of religion can engage different publics through social media to raise the visibility of their work. Religious literacy specialist Ben Marcus in joined by co-presenters Kelly Baker, editor of Women in Higher Education; Ken Chitwood, program coordinator at the Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere (University of Florida); and Simran Jeet Singh, post-doctoral fellow at the Center for Religion and Media (NYU). The webinar includes a presentation and extended Q&A.


Religious Studies and Immigration: Tips for Sharing Scholarship with the Public

Sept. 12, 2018

The Religious Freedom Center of the Freedom Forum Institute invites you to attend our September webinar, Religious Studies and Immigration: Tips for Sharing Scholarship with the Public. We will discuss how scholars of religion and immigration can engage different publics to raise the visibility of their work. We are pleased to host co-presenters Jennie Bell, faith community organizer for the Immigrant & Refugee Rights Program, Sylvia Chan-Malik, associate professor at Rutgers, and Janelle Wong, professor at the University of Maryland. The webinar will include a presentation and extended Q&A.