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Prof Bucar creates program to help train religious scholars to work more effectively with the media

When it comes to writing about religion for the general public, the media and religious scholars are equally at a loss. Both sides struggle to convey cultural insights in a way that will not fan the flames of a cultural war. To bridge this chasm, Northeastern will launch a program that will train religious scholars…
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Published On: August 13, 2018 |
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We can print plastic guns. But should we? Prof. Basl weighs in on this question

News @ Northeastern recent article ‘We can print plastic guns. But should we?’ discusses the pros and cons of printing 3-D guns. Professor Basl weighs in on the discussion.

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Congrats Prof. Bucar on your recent grant!

Congratulations Prof. Bucar on your Theology Program Recent Grant from the Henry Luce Foundation.    Sacred Writes: Public Scholarship on Religion Scholars of religion can in theory help provide important textual, cultural, and historical context for pressing current issues like healthcare legislation, climate change, and immigration reform. But most of us lack the training to…
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Published On: July 25, 2018 |
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Visiting lecturer Megan Goodwin writes about the presidential pardoning of white terrorists for Religion Dispatches

In 2013 Steven Dwight Hammond and his father Dwight Lincoln Hammond, Jr., were indited for setting a fire that destroyed 139 acres of federal lands in Oregon that were held in trust by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.  Father and son were found guilty and sentenced to a mandatory 5-year sentence in 2016 for…
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Published On: July 13, 2018 |
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Brighman and Young University radio program “Top of Mind with Julie Rose” interviews Prof. Winborne

June 28, 2018 Can We Appreciate Art Created By #MeToo Offenders?  Guest: Sheila Winborne, PhD, Assistant Teaching Professor, Philosophy and Religion, Northeastern University As the list of celebrities, politicians, CEOs and power people accused of sexual misconduct in the #MeToo era grows, what should we do with the work they created or participated in? Should…
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Published On: July 10, 2018 |
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Prof. Bucar contributes another article to Teen Vogue

Professor Bucar’s article in Teen Vogue, ‘This Woman Is Giving a Voice to Muslims in the #MeToo Movement ‘ is about Mona Eltahaway who started the #MosqueMeToo hashtag.

Published On: June 28, 2018 |
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The Camino Journal

Prof. Bucar’s dialogue of civilizations course final group project was this blog, ‘The Camino Journal’. It gives you a good feeling for their experience!

Published On: June 14, 2018 |
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Prof. Bucar’s article is published in Teen Vogue

Professor Liz Bucar and writer Amanda Randone explore the work of Believers Bail Out, a grassroots organization dedicated to raising awareness of the problem of incarceration of Muslims who are too poor to make bail.

Published On: June 11, 2018 |
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Prof. Winborne and Prof. Delmas are featured in News @ Northeastern

Check out this recent article in News @ Northeastern that feature professor Winborne and professor Delams as they discuss the consequences of the #MeToo and #TimesUp campaigns and whether or not the public should boycott the creative work, be it art or film or other media, of individuals who have been accused of sexual abuse…
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Published On: May 29, 2018 |
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Northeastern remembers Susan Setta, who ‘put the air in the sails of all her colleagues’

Please take a moment to read this great article on professor Susan Setta, who will be truly missed.

Published On: May 23, 2018 |
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