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!

  • 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 ...

  • May 13th Symposium: Dr. Sarah Tauber (posted on 6 May 2021)

    Please join us in marking and celebrating the legacy of Rabbi Dr. Sarah Tauber. We will gather virtually on May 13th (please RSVP for the appropriate access information). The untimely 2020 passing of Rabbi Dr. Sarah Tauber calls for a consideration of the meanings of her bridge-building scholarship and teaching. In this vein, mentors, colleagues, collaborators ...

  • AME to focus on justice education (posted on 10 April 2021)

    The Association for Moral Education is focusing its next meeting — to be held online in November of 2021 — on justice issues. Proposals are due May 1, more information is available.

  • Inaugural Crain and Seymour Endowed Lecture in Christian Education and Deacon Studies (posted on 28 March 2021)

    Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is proud to welcome Rev. Dr. Mary Elizabeth Moore for the inaugural address of a newly established endowed lectureship in Christian education and deacon studies named for long time REA members Margaret Ann Crain and Jack Seymour. An ordained deacon in The United Methodist Church, Moore serves as Professor of Theology and ...

  • Global Day of Prayer: Justice for George Floyd and Black Liberation (posted on 3 March 2021)

    On June 4, 2020 the Board of the REA issued a statement in response to the murder of George Floyd by Derek Chauvin, a Minneapolis police officer. This coming week the trial of Derek Chauvin commences. March 8th has been designated by the local community as a global day of prayer for justice for George ...

  • Cátedra Paulo Freire online and free this year! (posted on 19 February 2021)

    Join our long time member and colleague Débora Junker on March 11th: “As the 100th anniversary of Paulo Freire’s birth approaches, we want to celebrate his life and work by reaffirming our commitment to embrace an emancipatory education as we, together, seek to reinvent his legacy. Amid many disruptions such as attacks on democracy, the violation ...

  • Pop-up Monday, January 25 (posted on 21 January 2021)

    Recently, we have been receiving emails and questions regarding resources for some of the various happenings in the United States: such as continued online learning, a global pandemic, economic crisis, political upheaval, and racial injustice. As the Spring semester is very soon to be upon us, we thought another Pop-Up session might be helpful. We ...

  • Stay tuned: REA2021 going online (posted on 18 January 2021)

    Stay tuned for more details, but please note that today the REA Steering Committee decided to move our REA2021 full meeting online, due to continuing concerns with COVID-19. The deadline for proposals was shifted to January 31st, so keep in mind that your paper/panel/etc. will now need to take place in an online space. More details coming ...

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