Religious Literacy Education in Iowa
Tuesday, June 20, 2023 — Mike Graziano, University of Northern Iowa
Comic Books, Women, and the Word of God: Adapting Jewish Texts with Feminist Significance into Graphic Novels
Tuesday, May 23, 2023 — In this session, Talia Hurwich will provide a brief overview of the breadth of comic book and graphic novel adaptations of the Bible and rabbinic writings.
Religious Literacy Education Beyond Secondary Social Studies: Including English Language Arts in Secondary Teacher Professional Development
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 — Gayle Pagnoni, Program Director at the Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance at Rice University will discuss the expansion of her professional development program to include English Language Arts.
Religion in State Education Policy
Monday, March 21, 2022 — Bryan Kelley will discuss education policy at the state level in general, introduce some organizations and resources that provide helpful information on state education policy, and provide some examples and trends on legislative actions regarding religion seen in state education policy in recent years.
Teacher Perspectives on Professional Development about Religious Literacy
Wednesday, February 23, 2022 — A panel of educators from Montgomery County Public Schools (Maryland) will discuss their experiences of professional development about religious literacy.
Teaching about Religion In Europe & the UK
December 14, 2021 — An international panel of scholars will provide an overview of how several European countries teach about religion
Brie Laskota: Understanding Religious Literacy Content Creators
November 16, 2021 — Brie Laskota will discuss her recent report, Understanding Religious Literacy Content Creators and Providers in Education, Journalism, and New Media: A Report for the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, produced with the Inclusive American Project of the Aspen Institute.
Religion & Social Studies in the U.S.
October 20, 2021 — Ashely Berner discusses the difference between “exposure” and “indoctrination.” American school systems confuse the two. This session explores why, and what we can do about it, by comparing the structure and content of public education in our democratic peer nations.
REC Fall Kick-Off and 5th Birthday Celebration
Monday, Sept. 27 —Start another new year with the Religion & Education Collaborative!
June 21, 2021 – ReligionAndPublicLife.org is an emerging social learning community supporting researchers, educators, and institutions. Join its founder, Dr. Nathan C. Walker, for a demo of the platform.