Past Lectures

Each year, the WSRP Research Associates offer a public lecture to share their work-in-progress with the community. Visit WSRP Lectures and Events to see this year's lecture schedule, and browse the links below to find recordings of lectures that have already taken place.

Justified by Works: Gender, Faith, and Power in Black Apostolic Pentecostalism
04.25.2013 Video

View a presentation by Judith Casselberry, Visiting Assistant Professor of Women's Studies and African American Religions at HDS.

Sexuality and Social Order: Marianne Weber on Religion and Modernity
03.14.2013 Video

A presentation by Lori Pearson, Associate Professor of Religion at Carleton College, HDS alumna, and current WSRP Research Associate.

Women and Peace-Building in Bosnia and Herzegovina
02.28.2013 Video

Zilka Spahic Siljak, Visiting Lecturer on Women's Studies and Islamic Studies at HDS, presented this talk as part of the 2012-13 Women's Studies in Religion Program lecture series.

Possessed by Mary: Hinduism, Roman Catholicism, and Spirit Possession in Tamil Nadu, South India
11.01.2012 Video

A presentation by Kristin Bloomer, Visiting Assistant Professor of Women's Studies and South Asian Religions at Harvard Divinity School.

Gender and the Suppression of Convents during the French Revolution, 1789-1801
10.04.2012 Video

View a presentation by Gemma Betros, Visiting Assistant Professor of Women's Studies and European History at HDS.

Reading Rebekah Unveiled: A Study of the Female Ruse in Genesis
03.29.2012 Video

WSRP Research Associate Rachel Adelman delivered a lecture on March 22 as part of the 2011-12 WSRP Lecture Series.

Shariah Judicial Processes: The Case of Fatimah Usman
03.21.2012 Video

A presentation in the 2011-12 WSRP lecture series featuring Hauwa Ibrahim.

Women's Rights in the Triangle of State, Law, and Religion
02.28.2011 Video

WSRP Research Associate Yüksel Sezgin delivered a lecture as part of the 2011-12 WSRP Lecture Series.

Specters of Paul: Sexual Difference, Creation, and Resurrection in Early Christian Thought
03.24.2010 Video

Ben Dunning, Research Associate and Visiting Assistant Professor of Women's Studies and Early Christian History, presented this lecture on March 24. 

When the Goddess Is your Husband: South Indian Devadasis and the Sexuality of Religion
02.25.2010 Video

This lecture was delivered by Lucinda Ramberg, PhD (University of Kentucky), Research Associate and Visiting Assistant Professor of Women's Studies and South Asian Religion.