WSRP News and Events

An index of WSRP lectures and events, as well as news about the program, may be found here. For listings of other HDS events and news, visit HDS News & Events.

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.

Practicing Shariah Law: Seven Strategies for Achieving Justice in Shariah Courts
04.22.2013 Video

A panel discussion held April 22 on the book Practicing Shariah Law: Seven Strategies for Achieving Justice in Shariah Courts, written by Hauwa Ibrahim.

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.

Women's Rights in a Man's World
02.27.2013 Video

On February 27, 2013, HDS hosted a conversation about women and Sharia law in Islam with Judge Kholoud Al-Faqih, the Middle East's first female judge in the religious courts.

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.

Get to Know the 2012-13 WSRP Research Associates
09.20.2012 News Story

The Women's Studies in Religion Program has brought in some exciting new Research Associates this year. Read on to learn more about them.

Defending Women's Rights under Religious Law
05.01.2012 Slideshow

View images from a luncheon program in New York featuring former WSRP Research Associate Yüksel Sezgin.

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.