Daylong Workshop on Religion and Empire

  • Starts9:00 am on Friday, April 26, 2024
  • Ends2:00 pm on Friday, April 26, 2024

Laura Thompson, visiting Assistant Professor at Boston University, presents her paper, "Sabb al-Jalāla: Insulting the Majesty of God in Contemporary Tunisian Courtrooms"

Callid Keefe-Perry, Assistant Professor of Contextual Education and Public Theology at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, presents his paper, "Altars of Empire: U.S. Christian Nationalism and the Performance of Power"

Lance D. Laird, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, presents his paper, "Islamic Liberation Theology as the Empire Strikes Back: Palestinian Resistance Amid the Ruins of Gaza"

Dane Scott, PhD Student at the BU Department of Religion, presents his paper, "Chaining God: Theorizing Bound Cult Images in Mediterranean Antiquity"

Jaira Koh, PhD Student at the BU School of Theology, presents his paper, "Towards a Mutual Critique of Utopianisms: Liberation Theology in Dialogue with Social Reproduction Theory"

Pardee School of Global Studies, 154 Bay State Road, 2nd floor (Eilts Room)

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