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Border Crossings: WSRP 25th Anniversary Conference
National Borders/Gender Borders
"God Needs No Passport: Religion in a Transnational Era." Peggy Levitt, Associate Professor of Sociology, Wellesley College.
Constance Buchanan, senior program officer for religion at the Ford Foundation and founder of the Women's Studies in Religion Program
Paula Hyman, Lucy G. Moses Professor of Modern Jewish History, Yale University
Emilie Townes (WSRP 2001-02), Andrew W. Mellon Professor of African American Religion and Theology, Yale Divinity School
Listen to an audio recording of the keynote address.
Crossing Gender, Genre, and Politics
Current WSRP Research Associates present their works-in-progress.
Gannit Ankori, "A Faith of Their Own: Women Artists Re-vision Religion"
Constance Furey, "Religious Relationships in Devotional Poetry: Gender and Genre in Renaissance Christianity"
Rosemary Carbine, "Ecclesial Work: Toward a Feminist Public Theology"
Jia Jinhua, "The Roles and Images of Taoist Priestesses in Medieval China"
Shahla Haeri, "Religion, Politics, and Women in Iran: Edging Toward Democracy?"
Borders of Race, Religion, and Discipline
Former WSRP Research Associates present scholarship resulting from the Program.
Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham (WSRP 1980-81), Victor S. Thomas Professor of History and African American Studies, Harvard University
Karen King (WSRP 1994-95), Winn Professor of Ecclesiastical History, Harvard Divinity School
Amy Hollywood (WSRP 1999-00), Elizabeth H. Monrad Professor of Christian Studies, Harvard Divinity School
Michelene Pesantubbee (WSRP 2001-02), Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and American Indian and Native Studies, University of Iowa/Iowa City
Moderator: Bernadette Brooten (WSRP 1978-79), Kraft-Hiatt Professor of Christian Studies, Brandeis University