Schedule changes!

The snow has forced some changes to the Religious Freedom conference. Please see the updated schedule below. MARCH 22 UNIVERSITY CENTER, COLONNADE 10:00AM-10:30AM OPENING REMARKS 10:30AM-12:30PM SPEAKER PANEL 12:30PM-2:00PM LUNCH 2:00PM-4:30PM SPEAKER PANEL 4:30PM-4:45PM CLOSING REMARKS SPECIAL EVENT: MONROE HALL 116 7:00PM-8:30PM ROUNDTABLE MARCH 23 UNIVERSITY CENTER, COLONNADE 9:30AM-12:00PM SPEAKER PANEL 12:00PM-1:30PM LUNCH 1:30PM-2:30PM ESSAY WINNERS 2:30PM-4:00PM REFLECTION 4:00PM-4:15PM CLOSING REMARKS Speaker Panels Breakdown with titles March 22nd Panel 1: ANTI-INTELLECTUALISM AND RELIGIOUS FREEDOM Monica Miller (Lehigh University): “The Struggle of (Black) Gods Today: A.L.L.A.H and the Rhetoric of Divine Subjectivity”​ Benjamin Marcus (Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute): “Who Is the Expert?: Authority and Knowledge in Religious Literacy Education” Panel 2: Persecution complex MARY BETH MATHEWS (UNIVERSITY OF MARY … [Read more...]

Conference schedule for Religious Freedom in a Fractured America, March 22 and 23

  Please join us for UMW CPR's conference, Religious Freedom in a Fractured America. Day sessions will meet in the University Center's Colonnade Room on March 22 and 23. Thursday evening's special panel on "Religious Freedom in the Streets: Remembering Charlottesville" is set for Monroe 116 at 7 p.m. Many thanks to the University of Virginia's Center for the Study of Religion, UMW's Women's and Gender Studies Program, UMW's Political Science and International Affairs Department, the UMW Department of History and American Studies, and the UMW Leidecker Center for Asian Studies for their generous support! MARCH 22 UNIVERSITY CENTER, COLONNADE 9:30AM-10:00AM     Opening Remarks 10:00AM-12:30PM   Panel: Anti-Intellectualism and Religious Freedom Matthew Scherer (George Mason University): "religious freedom: a longer view on contemporary questions" Monica Miller (Lehigh University): “The Struggle of (Black) Gods Today: A.L.L.A.H and the Rhetoric of Divine … [Read more...]