March 24, 2021 — A panel of current K-12 classroom teachers will share about their experience teaching about religion in both public and private schools.
March 4, 2021 – This qualitative interview study presents the experiences of sixteen non-Christian teachers with respect to Christian privilege as they work in public schools in north Georgia.
Wednesday, February 10 – Learn about the Humanities in Class Digital Library, an initiative of the National Humanities Center to provide access to curriculum resources across the humanities and build bridges between the classroom and the academy.
Thursday, Jan. 28 – Joshua Patterson will discuss the the recent report “Humanities in American Life: Insights for Religious Studies” (American Academy of Arts and Sciences) and make connections with the current state of teaching about religion in higher education.
November, 18, 2020 – This session will begin an ongoing conversation about mentoring in the field of religion and education. Topics of Discussion will include: areas of professional development, research and publishing mentoring, and building a network of mentor-mentee relationships.
October 28, 2020 – Knut Aukland will discuss an ongoing study of a Norwegian RE teacher group on Facebook. This research examines teacher engagement with researcher, research, and academic knowledge and the relationship between academic and practitioner knowledge
October 14, 2020 – Callid Keefe-Perry will discuss his research exploring the relationship between individuals (a) orientations toward religion and spirituality with (b) their sense of the purpose of public schooling.
Tuesday, September 29 – Catch up with old and new friends and colleagues. Hear about the exciting work members are doing around the world.
July 8, 2020 — Erin Reid (PhD Candidate, McGill) will share some preliminary results from interviews with both faculty and preservice teachers from her doctoral research investigating the role of religious literacy as an educational aim for civic competency for Canadian teacher education programs.
June 15, 2020 – Dr. W. Y. Alice Chan will help us begin our conversation by sharing her recent experience and lessons learned while discussing racism and religious literacy during an online dialogue based in the Vancouver area. There will be plenty of time for discussion and reflection as a group.