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Reconnect and Recharge

Tuesday, September 29 – Catch up with old and new friends and colleagues. Hear about the exciting work members are doing around the world.

Religious Literacy and Anti-Racist Education

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.

America’s First Freedom Curriculum

May 28, 2020 — Dr. Hall will provide details on the development of a new thematic unit on religious freedom from The Religious Freedom Institute (RFI) to be used in the secondary school setting. He will also describe some of the opportunities and challenges in developing religion related curriculum for public schools.

State of the Field: The Past, Present, and Future of Religion and Education

February 19, 2020 – Benjamin Marcus, Kate Soules, David Callaway​​ — On Sept. 27, 2019, experts gathered at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., for a National Summit on Religion and Education to discuss the past, present and future of K-12 religious studies education in the United States.

Teaching Religious Studies and Religious Literacy for College Students

Gene Gallagher is the Rosemary Park Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies at Connecticut College and founding director of the Joy Shechtman Mankoff Center for Teaching & Learning. He is also a co-chair of the new AAR effort to create guidelines about what every two- and four-year college graduate should know about the study of religion. He also contributed an excellent chapter in…