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Sacred Writes Public Scholarship on Religion, Gender and Sexuality

Led by: Elizabeth Bucar

Sacred Writes Public Scholarship on Religion is a grant-funded project hosted by the Department of Philosophy and Religion. Since 2018, Sacred Writes has been training religion scholars how to communicate their research to the public, and partnering with journalistic publications to get their important work out into the world. This new support from The Carpenter Foundation will allow Sacred Writes to offer its training program to a group of twelve scholars who focus on religion and issues of gender and sexuality. The goal is to improve public knowledge about these issues, particularly on how they connect with knowledge about religion.

Project Team:

  • Elizabeth Bucar, Professor of Religion and Director of Sacred Writes
  • Brook Wilensky-Lanford, Associate Director, Sacred Writes
  • Keanna Smigliani, Operations and Program Manager, The Ethics Institute

Outside Collaborators:

  • Training Facilitators
    • Dr. Brett Krutzsch, Center for Religion and Media, New York University
    • Dr. Suzanna Krivulskaya, Assistant Professor of History, California State University San Marcos
  • Training Participants
    • Orit Avishai, Fordham University
    • Popy Begum, Rutgers University
    • Justin Friel, University of Denver
    • Dustin Gavin, Yale University
    • Arwa Hussain, Concordia University
    • Josie Kenyon, Indiana University
    • Cooper Minister, Shenandoah University
    • Sara Moslener, Central Michigan University
    • Jeannie Sellick, University of Virginia
    • Indhira Udofia, North Carolina A&T University
    • Heather White, University of Puget Sound
    • Shatavia L. Wynn, Rhodes College

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