What does Religion have to do with Democracy?

Saturday, October 24th

What does Religion have to do with Democracy?

Lecturer speaking

 

Speakers


Karl Shuve, Associate Professor, Department of Religious Studies, UVA

Renee Harrison, Associate Professor, African American & U.S. Religious History, Howard University

Natasha Heller, Associate Professor, Department of Religious Studies, UVA

Stephanie D. van Hover, Professor, Curry School of Education and Human Development; Chair, Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education, UVA

 

Program Agenda


10:00 - 10:10

Introductions by Martien Halvorson-Taylor, with brief overview of teaching resources provided by Religion, Race & Democracy Lab.


10:10 - 10:30

Karl Shuve, "Religion and the Challenge of Gender Equity in Pluralist Democracies"


10:30 - 10:45

Q&A session 


10:45 - 10:50

Break


10:50 - 11:10

Renee Harrison, "E pluribus unum: Which Religion and Whose Democracy?”


11:10 - 11:25

Q&A session 


11:25 - 11:30

Break


11:30 - 11:50

Natasha Heller, "The Role of Religion in Taiwan's Democratization" 


11:50 - 12:05

Q&A session 


12:05 - 12:10

Break


12:10 - 12:30

Prof. Stephanie Van Hover, "Frameworks and Resources for Teaching Religion and Democracy"


12:30 - 12:35

Break


12:35 - 12:50

Breakout rooms 


12:50 - 1:00

Break


1:00 - 1:15

Evaluations and goodbyes 
 

When: 
October 24, 2020 10:00am to 1:15pm
Where: 

Zoom online

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