Category: Faculty Associates

Jonathan Calvillo’s New Book on Faith & Ethnicity in Santa Ana

Dr. Jonathan Calvillo, CGCM faculty associate, has written new book, The Saints of Santa Ana: Faith and Ethnicity in a Mexican Majority City, published with Oxford University Press! Based on five years of participant observation, Calvillo compares and contrasts the experiences of Catholics and evangelicals in Santa Ana, California, revealing how faith and ethnic identity […]

Mission Records as Method: Towards a Microhistory of Global China

A Virtual Workshop with Dr. Eugenio Menegon Thursday, July 30, 2020 Eastern Time (US and Canada) 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Reading: https://www.academia.edu/42008729/_Telescope_and_Microscope._A_micro-historical_approach_to_global_China_in_the_eighteenth_century_2019_ This event is part of the 2020 summer events hosted by the Humanities Unbounded MicroWorlds Lab at Duke University. The MicroWorlds Lab is a collaborative humanities research project with support from the Andrew […]

Call for Papers: Christianity in China, 1300-1700

On behalf of the China Christianity Studies Group (中國基督宗教研究學會), an affiliated society of the Renaissance Society of America (RSA) and of the Association for Asian Studies (AAS), Eugenio Menegon offers a call for scholars to organize one panel on Christianity in China in the period 1300-1700 for the 2021 RSA Meeting in Dublin, Ireland. As an affiliated society, […]

Dr. Nimi Wariboko Quoted in Christianity Today Article

On May 29, Christianity Today featured a story discussing the limitations of the term “pentecostal” in describing various Christian groups worldwide.  The article focused on discussion surrounding the decision of the editors of the new edition of the World Christian Encyclopedia, co-edited by STH alumna Dr. Gina Zurlo, to refer to these groups as “Spirit-empowered” […]

CGCM Faculty Associate Jeremy Menchik Receives Tenure

Professor Jeremy Menchik at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies has just been promoted to Associate Professor, with tenure. He studies comparative politics, focusing on the role of religion in politics and civil society, including Muslim societies in Indonesia, global Christian missionary activity, and Wilsonianism. He has authored a book, Islam and Democracy in Indonesia: […]

New Book: A History of West Central Africa to 1850

In his latest book, John Thorton has done substantial new research in primary sources and archives, to create an accessible interpretative history of West Central Africa from earliest times to 1852. He gives comprehensive and in-depth coverage of the region with equal focus given to both internal histories or inter-state interactions and external dynamics and relationships. […]