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!

  • 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 ...

  • LGBTQ+ and Allies Working Group Zoom Gathering (Nov 13, 2021) (posted on 27 October 2021)

    The LGBTQ+ and Allies Working Group will be having an informal gathering via Zoom on November 13, 2021 (9.00-10.30AM, Central Time USA, Chicago). As a newly formed working group, we are looking forward to having more people join us. We welcome all who share in our hope of being a think-tank for queering religious education, ...

  • Watch and share Rita Nakashima Brock's plenary (posted on 12 October 2021)

    For those of you who were not able to join in the REA2021 annual meeting, held online this year in Run The World, you can now watch the plenary sessions at our YouTube site. As you watch Dr. Rita Nakashima Brock’s plenary — “Gender and sexuality oppression and spiritual healing for moral trauma” — know ...

  • Catholic COP session at 2021 meeting (posted on 2 August 2021)

    The Catholic Community of Practice met on Run The World on Monday, July 5, 2021, during the REA Annual Meeting. We had a stimulating and moving experience, as COP member Dr. Charles Chesnavage offered a presentation on “Digital Stories as a Creative Assignment for Studying World Religions.” For more information, please see Chuck’s slide deck ...

  • REA2021 starts tomorrow! (posted on 4 July 2021)

    Head on over to the REA2021 annual meeting website for more details. This meeting is happening in a new platform, RunTheWorld, and is full of exciting plenary speakers, multiple RIG papers, and much, much, more.

  • REA Pop-Up Session: Transformative Instructional Practices for Religious Education (posted on 24 May 2021)

    A year of a pandemic, a hasty shift to virtual and online education, racial injustice, and polarization in U.S. politics and religious communities, calls on religious educators to consider instructional practices and modes of assessment that promote the aim of religious education and respond to the challenges posed by these events. Join us in the upcoming ...

  • Reminder: May 18th AAPI solidarity round table (posted on 17 May 2021)

    Please remember that we are hosting a roundtable for those who wish to be in solidarity with AAPI people against anti-Asian racism, including ways for REA to continue to support its members in this work on Tuesday, May 18th from 7-8:30pmET. You must register in advance to receive a confirmation email containing information about joining ...

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