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Category: Women & Gender

Margaret Rigg Collection Available at Boston University Theo Arts Gallery

Many pieces of artwork from the Margaret Rigg Collection are now available for virtual viewing through the Boston University Theo Arts Gallery. Dating back to the late 1950s and 1960s, the works explore theological themes like crucifixion, la pieta, and the holiness of the body through the lens of the beginning of the Cold War […]

Lecture on Patronesses of Early Modern Missions in China

On Tuesday, April 13, Dr. Eugenio Menegon, one of the CGCM faculty affiliates, will deliver a lecture in the East Asian Studies Speaker Series at Johns Hopkins University. His talk is titled “The Matriarch, the Duchess, the Queen, and the Countess: Patronesses of the Catholic Mission in Early Modern Chinese-European Relations,” and it is sponsored […]

Liberating the Ladies’ Aid: Public Lecture with Dr. Margaret Bendroth

Why did women’s ordination take so long to achieve? And how did churchwomen push for change before the advent of Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinem? On Thursday, April 8, Dr. Margaret Bendroth will discuss the complicated search for ‘women’s role’ in mainline churches in the crucially important years leading up to second-wave feminism. Dr. Bendroth […]

Seminar: “Jesuits, Women and the Domestic Christianity in Early Modern China”

The University of Oxford China Centre is hosting a seminar on Thursday, February 18, at 5pm. Dr. Nadine Amsler, a Fellow of Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, will give a presentation entitled “Jesuits, Women and the Domestic Christianity in Early Modern China.” This talk will discuss the connections between Jesuits, women and domestic worship in seventeenth-century China. […]

Upcoming Virtual Events in Mission History: Brazilian Evangelicalism, Women & Historiography

The Institute of Historical Research at the School of Advanced Study at the University of London is hosting two events that will be of interest to historians of Christian mission. On February 23, 2021, 5:30pm – 7:00pm (London time), Dr. Pedro Feitoza of the Brazilian Centre of Analysis and Planning will give a presentation entitled “Immigrants, […]

Anneke Stasson (’13) Co-Authors “Women in the Mission of the Church”

Dr. Anneke Stasson (’13) has recently co-authored Women in the Mission of the Church: Their Opportunities and Obstacles throughout Christian History with Dr. Leanne Dzubinski. Their historical survey extends from the early church of the 1st century all the way through the mission movements of the 20th century. Dr. Stasson is associate professor of humanities […]

Alumnae Receive Grant to Study “The Christian Home” in Global Protestant Thought

Two Boston University alumnae, Anneke Stasson (’13) and Soojin Chung (’18), along with Leanne Dzubinski, have recently received a Planning Grant from the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities. They will use the funds to plan a book project on the Christian home in global Protestant thought and practice between 1800 and 2000. They will investigate […]