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!

  • Make an REA New Year’s Resolution (posted on 4 January 2023)

    Happy New Year! Whether you typically make new year’s resolutions or not, I hope you will resolve this year to propose a paper, collaborative session, or poster that explores some aspect of the conference theme “Whose Children Are They? Responsibilities for religious formation of a new generation”. Proposals are accepted online (REA 2023 Proposal Submissions) and ...

  • Battling Indifference: How We Teach the Holocaust (posted on 27 October 2022)

    Gratz College is sharing an online teach-in opportunity all day November 6th, to which REA members are thoroughly welcomed! To kickoff the Holocaust Teach-In’s day of learning, Elisha Wiesel and the Honorable Irwin Cotler will discuss the importance of Holocaust education for protecting human rights and preventing mass atrocity. Join President Zev Eleff, moderator Randi ...

  • Celebrate with Dr. Kim-Cragg as she is installed as Principal of Emmanuel College (posted on 24 October 2022)

    We are so excited to shared the news — and the warm invitation — of the celebration of Dr. HyeRan Kim-Cragg (long time member and leader in the REA) as she is installed as the 14th Principal of Emmanuel College in Victoria University, the University of Toronto and the Toronto School of Theology. The installation ...

  • Join us for an online Fall Gathering! (posted on 18 October 2022)

    Join us November 2nd from 7 to 9:30 pm ET for our fall gathering! It’s free and online — please help us to share the news widely. And if you’re a student, come early — from 5:30 pm to 6:45 pmET to network. Our focus this year is “Re-Imagining Religious Education After Pandemic” and we will ...

  • 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 ...

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