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!

  • Early registration now open for REA 2017 (posted on 30 May 2017)

    Early registration for the 2017 REA Annual Meeting is now open. Early bird rates are only available through September 15th, so be sure to register before the deadline. Once registered you will receive an invitation to Sched, where you can update your personal profile. In late July we will send another email via Sched inviting ...

  • Faith matters in public life (posted on 11 May 2017)

    The Nuremberg Forum, held in Germany in October 2016, discussed major aspects of public theology. Here’s a lovely overview of the event. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gY-xkmKRgY0  

  • Conference: Urban Ministry in the 21st Century (posted on 26 April 2017)

    The Cleveland Baptist Association of American Baptist Churches is holding a major national conference May 3-6 at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Independence, OH. Entitled “Understanding the Times: Urban Ministry in the 21st Century,” there are details available online.

  • CFP: Women and Gender in Religions (posted on 4 February 2017)

    Nazareth College, Hickey Center for interfaith Studies and Dialogue is pleased to announce its 4th international conference on Sacred Texts and Human Contexts: Women and Gender in Religions on July 30-August 1, 2017. The Conference is open to scholars in religious, theology, women and gender studies and other social scientists from US and abroad as ...

  • 2016 Plenary Two available (posted on 7 January 2017)

    Here is the next in our series of 2016 annual meeting plenaries. This is the second plenary, which focused on bringing biographical narratives to bear on the question of finding hope in the midst of globalization as teachers. Mualla Selçuk, Sarah Tauber, Daniel Moulin and Bernhard Grümme all weighed in with powerful, contextually specific reflections. https://vimeo.com/198382461

  • Save the date! Cátedra Freire (posted on 23 November 2016)

    March 23-25, 2017 Sponsored by the Hispanic-Latino/a Center at Garrett – Evangelical Theological Seminary, the 2017 Cátedra Paulo Freire will explore the notion of hope from a variety of angles identifying where small seeds of hope are germinating and multiplying despite the current desolate and hardened soils of our communities and cities. In a world traumatized ...

  • Two Godly Play conferences planned (posted on 3 August 2016)

    The 5th European Godly Play Conference will take place on September 16-19, 2016 at the Semarah Hotel Lielupe on the Baltic Sea and Jurmala, near Riga, Latvia.  Just prior to that conference, on September 15-16, a pre-conference entitled “European Perspectives on Godly Play Research” will be held at the same venue. The 7th North American Godly Play Conference will take ...

  • Childhood, faith and the media (posted on 6 May 2016)

    The symposium on ‘Childhood, Faith and the Media’ is a plenary of the Leverhulme Trust-funded ‘Faith on the Air: a religious educational broadcasting history’ project at the University of Worcester. This one-day conference will provide an opportunity to engage in research-informed discussion of issues in religious broadcasting for children and young people in historical and contemporary ...

  • John Dewey celebration (posted on 18 March 2016)

    The John Dewey Society will be celebrating the Centennial of the publication of John Dewey’s magisterial Democracy and Education in Washington DC on April 7 and 8, 2016. The Centennial Conference will take place the historic Thurgood Marshall Center – where Thurgood Marshall and his NAACP colleagues developed the legal strategies for victory over school segregation ...

  • Academy of Religious Leadership meeting April 14-16 (posted on 18 March 2016)

    The Academy of Religious Leadership invites REA members to its Annual Gathering in Chicago, April 14-16, 2016 at the Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile. The meeting will begin on Thursday evening at 8pm (reception) and conclude Saturday at noon. The Steering Team of ARL looks forward to reconnecting with people in April. The presenters include new and long-time members ...

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