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.

Shariah Judicial Processes: The Case of Fatimah Usman
03.21.2012 Video

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

Gendering Disability: Rabbinic and Reformation Perspectives
03.19.2012 Video

WSRP Research Associates Julia Watts Belser and Michelle Wolfe delivered a presentation on the historical nexus of disability, gender, and religion in Jewish and Christian texts.

The Opening of Women’s Studies
03.02.2012 Audio

On February 3, Bernadette Brooten and Constance Buchanan spoke at the opening dinner for the WSRP's National Leadership Conference.

Slideshow: 2012 WSRP National Leadership Conference
02.28.2012 Slideshow

View a slideshow of images from the 2012 WSRP National Leadership Conference, held February 3-5 in Cambridge.

Women Philanthropists, Activists Convene at HDS
02.22.2012 News Story

HDS's National Leadership Conference convened women leaders in business, law, the arts, philanthropy, and community activism.

Constance Buchanan's Far-Reaching Impact
02.21.2012 News Story

Constance Buchanan developed the WSRP into an internationally recognized center for research on women and religion.

Muslim Women's Religious Literacy: The Legacy of Nana Asma'u in the Twenty-first Century and Beyond
10.05.2011 Video

A panel discussion on Muslim women's religious literacy featuring the Sultan of Sokoto and academic scholars.

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.