Case Study Workshop at the American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting


Sunday, November 23, 2014 (All day)


San Diego, CA, USA
Pluralism Project Director Diana Eck, Senior Research Associate Brendan Randall, and Assistant Director Whittney Barth co-led a two-hour workshop on the case method and its application to religious studies and interfaith/interreligious relations. The workshop included a discussion of "A Call to Prayer," a case study written by Research Director Elinor Pierce and set in Hamtramck, Michigan. The discussion was facilitated by Diana Eck. Brendan Randall gave an introduction to writing case studies and their pedagogical significance; Whittney Barth spoke about the use of case studies in diverse settings. Thirty-five people, mostly scholars, educators, and activists, participated in the workshop which was made possible by a partnership between the Pluralism Project and KAICIID – International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue.