Video Archive 2019-2020

Religious Studies, Native Americans and the Free Exercise of Religion: Tips for Sharing Scholarship with the Public

March 27, 2020

Host Benjamin Marcus and guests discuss how scholars of religion can share work on religious studies, Native Americans and the free exercise of religion with different publics. We are pleased to host co-presenters: Michael D. McNally, professor and chair of the religion department at Carleton College; Melissa Tatum, research professor of law at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law; and Joel Williams, staff attorney at the Native American Rights Fund.

 

Religious Studies and Mass Incarceration: Tips for Sharing Scholarship with the Public

Feb. 24, 2020

Host Benjamin Marcus and guests discuss how scholars of religion can share work on religion and mass incarceration with different publics. Co-presenters include Tanya Erzen, associate research professor of religion and gender queer studies at University of Puget Sound; Herron Keyon Gaston, associate director of admissions and recruitment at Yale Divinity School; Laura McTighe, assistant professor in the department of religion at Florida State University; and Christophe Ringer, assistant professor of theological and social ethics and society at Chicago Theological Seminary.

 

Religion in the Streets: Tips for Sharing Scholarship with the Public

Jan. 20, 2020

Host Benjamin Marcus and guests discuss how scholars of religion can share work with different audiences on religion’s manifestations in public places. Co-presenters include: Katie Day, Charles A. Schieren Professor Emerita of Church in Society at United Lutheran Seminary, and David Morgan, professor of religious studies at Duke University and co-editor of Material Religion.

 

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

Dec. 2, 2019

Host Benjamin Marcus and guests discuss how scholars of religion can share work on religion and sports with different publics. Co-presenters include Rebecca T. Alpert, senior associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts and professor of religion at Temple University; Tom Krattenmaker, author and columnist specializing in religion and public life; and Zach Smith, PhD candidate in sport studies at the University of Tennessee.

 

Religious Studies and Pop Culture: Tips for Sharing Scholarship with the Public

Sept. 12, 2019

Host Benjamin Marcus and guests discuss how scholars of religion can share work on religion and pop culture with different publics. Co-presenters include Ken Derry, associate professor of the history of religions at the University of Toronto, Mississauga; Kathryn Lofton, professor of religious studies, American studies, history and divinity at Yale University; Monica Miller, associate professor of religion and Africana studies at Lehigh University and Seth M. Walker, a doctoral candidate at the University of Denver.