Events

A lot is happening around the religious education community. These are the latest events from our REA news stream, just click on a headline for more information. If there is an event you think the rest of the community would like to know about, just email it to us for consideration. Thanks!

  • Dr. Kim Anderson to be featured at our annual meeting (posted on 14 June 2022)

    Kim Anderson is an associate professor at the University of Guelph, and is affiliated with the Department of Family Relations and Human Development in the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences. Anderson is an Indigenous (Metis) scholar with a research focus on Indigenous mothering, Indigenous feminism, Indigenous masculinities, and Indigenous knowledge in urban settings. We ...

  • No No Boy Project to be featured at our annual meeting (posted on 14 June 2022)

    No-No Boy Project is an immersive multimedia work blending original folk songs, storytelling, and projected archival images all in service of illuminating hidden American histories. Taking inspiration from his own family’s history living through the Vietnam War as well as many other stories of Asian American experience, Nashville born songwriter Julian Saporiti has transformed years ...

  • Special journal issue for our annual meeting (posted on 14 June 2022)

    We are less than one month away! We are looking forward to Becoming Good Ancestors with you.  Did you know there is a pre-conference journal issue with this theme?  If you are a member, go check out the submissions by logging into the member site and heading over to Taylor and Francis. There you will find submissions ...

  • IACS CFP now available (posted on 17 March 2022)

    The call for papers for the International Association of Children’s Spirituality 2022 Virtual Symposium is now available online. The symposium will take place online July 14-15 & July 18-19 utilizing zoom. Proposals are due April 1st, and there is no charge for attending the symposium.

  • REA2022 Will Once Again be Online (posted on 11 February 2022)

    Following extensive consultation, including both a membership poll and significant discussion amongst both the REA Steering Committee and the REA Board, we have decided to once again hold our annual meeting in an online format. We decided to move to an online-only meeting for three reasons: (1) to ensure the design and delivery of an effective ...

  • Public Scholarship in Religion and Public Education: A Seminar (posted on 8 February 2022)

    Enhancing Opportunities for Collaboration Between Religious and Theological Studies Scholars and K-12 Educators Religious studies scholars widely support enhancing education about religion in K-12 public schools that leads to greater religious literacy and democratic pluralism. The difficulty arises when translating this support into action. Scholars quickly encounter the legal and social complexity of U.S. public education ...

  • Confronting white supremacy (posted on 20 November 2021)

    The Spirit&Place Festival, an institution at IUPUI, last week held a conversation between Leah Gunning Francis (long time REA scholar and previous board member) and Robert P. Jones. The verdict in the Rittenhouse trial plunges us right back into the anguish and anger that accompanies recognizing the depth of white supremacy that is baked into ...

  • APT biennial meeting CFP (posted on 11 November 2021)

    Association of Practical Theology 2022 Biennial Meeting: Imagining Community Within Chaos: Re-membering, Re-energizing, and Futuring Practical Theology “Please join us to consider the present challenges and future possibilities for the field(s) of practical theology in this extraordinary time. We will gather, virtually, on April 1 and 2, 2022, to consider questions like: What are critical areas ...

  • Call for proposals now open (posted on 6 November 2021)

    Please note that the call for proposals is now open for the REA2022 annual meeting. Please read the guidelines carefully before responding to the call. The deadline for proposals is February 1, 2022.

  • Recording from Fall Gathering available (posted on 5 November 2021)

    For those of you who were unable to join us for this year’s informal fall gathering on November 3rd, Drs. Mark Jordan and Lucila Crena gave us permission to record the presentation and make it available to you. Please note that the paper they refer to is the one Dr. Jordan offered for our July ...

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