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!

  • Education for co-existence: Pedagogies of the sacred, of difference, and of hope (posted on 31 December 2019) The fourth plenary from the 2019 Religious Education Association annual meeting, held in Toronto, ON from November 1-3 was scheduled to be the Presidential Address. Due to health challenges, the REA Program Chair and incoming President, Hanan Alexander of the University of Haifa, was unable to deliver his address. Instead, his colleague and friend, Marc ...

  • Disrupting the consequences of difficult histories through education (posted on 31 December 2019) The third plenary from the Religious Education Association’s annual meeting, held in Toronto, ON November 1-3, 2019 was entitled “Disrupting the consequences of difficult histories through education” and featured Greer Anne Wenh-In Ng, Emerita professor of religious education, Emmanuel College in Victoria University in the University of Toronto, and Tsafrir Goldberg, Senior lecturer, University of ...

  • Hermeneutics of the Other and Theologies of Difference (posted on 31 December 2019) The second plenary from the 2019 Religious Education Association meeting held in Toronto, ON November 1-3 was entitled “Hermeneutics of the Other and Theologies of Difference,” and involved a panel discussion amongst Elie Holzer, Ochs Chair for Teaching Jewish Religious Studies and Director of the Stern Institute for the Study and Advancement of Religious Education, ...

  • Explore REA governance proposals with the Board (posted on 12 July 2019)

    Save the dates! The REA Steering Committee of the Board invites you to a live conversation via zoom of the governance proposals which will be voted upon in our November meeting. The first of two such zoom meetings will be July 18th (next Thursday) at 2 pm eastern time US, using this zoom link. We will ...

  • Pedagogies in Dialogue conference (posted on 31 May 2019)

    The Warwick Center for Educational Studies announces the 4th Warwick Islamic Education Summer School: “Pedagogies in Dialogue: Engaging traditions of human formation in educational cultures of Islam and the West,” taking place 27-29 August 2019 at the University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom. It will be convened by Dr Abdullah Sahin. More details available online.

  • Chris Ed Network series (posted on 28 May 2019)

    Dr. Diane Shallue, long time member of the REA and past president of the Lutheran Association of Christian Educators (now the Christian Education Network of the ELCA) invites REA members to join her in a shared reflection on the five gifts of discipleship. The free series of zoom events begins May 30th. More information ...

  • REA2019 Call for Proposals deadline has been extended to May 15th (posted on 4 May 2019)

    Coexistence in Divided Societies: Pedagogies of the Sacred, of Difference, and of Hope. The deadline to respond to the call for proposals for the Religious Education Association Annual Meeting has been extended to May 15th. The meeting will take place in Toronto, Ontario, 1-3 November 2019. Our theme this year is “Coexistence in Divided Societies: ...

  • European Network of Animal Studies in Theology (posted on 25 April 2019)

    The European Network of Animal Studies in Theology announces a conference that will take place September 24-26 in Dortmund, Germany. Many more details available online. There is also a flyer available to share.

  • Please help to publicize our conference! (posted on 18 April 2019)

    The deadline for responding to the CFP for our upcoming November meeting in Toronto is May 1st. One way to help publicize the meeting is to share our most recent eREACH, which has details about the various plenaries. We have also made flyers available that you can download and print to post.

  • REA2019 Proposal Submission Process now open (posted on 15 March 2019)

    The electronic submission process for REA2019 is now open! Please make sure to read the guidelines for submission carefully before beginning your proposal. Let’s share this out widely — remember that people do not need to be members of the Association to make a proposal (although they will need to join if their proposal is accepted).

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