Pluralism Project Event

2014 Jul 28

Pluralism Project at the "Religious Worlds of New York" Seminar

(All day)

Assistant Director Whittney Barth led a case study discussion for schoolteachers during the “Religious Worlds of New York,” a National Endowment for the Humanities summer seminar co-sponsored by the Interfaith Center of New York and Union Theological Seminary. The group discussed “Adding Eid,” a case whose protagonist, a school superintendent, must determine his options when considering whether to add Eid to the public school calendar.  
2013 Nov 08

Pluralism Project at the Religion Educators Association Annual Meeting

(All day)

Location: 

Boston, MA, USA
Pluralism Project Research Associate Sarah Khan represented the Project at the 2013 annual meeting of the Religion Education Association. The conference was held in Boston and themed "Coming Out Religiously: Religion, the Public Sphere, and Religious Identity Formation." [caption id="attachment_47576" align="alignnone" width="1500"]Religion Education Association 2013 Pluralism... Read more about Pluralism Project at the Religion Educators Association Annual Meeting
2014 Feb 20

Pluralism Project Case Studies at the Intercultural Connections Project

Thu Feb 20 (All day) to Sat Feb 22 (All day)

Whistler, British Columbia

Intercultural Connections Project

Senior Research Associate Brendan Randall visited Whistler, British Columbia, where he introduced the case method and facilitated the discussionof several case studies as part of the Intercultural Connections Project (ICP). The ICP is an interfaith project developed by Mafalda Arias of Mafalda Arias and Associates and William Roberts of the Whistler Forum with financial support from Embrace BC, a government agency focused on promoting multiculturalism and eliminating racism. The ICP brought together over 20 emerging...

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2013 Oct 26

Pluralism Project Co-Sponsors "Making Our Way: Muslim Women in North America"

(All day)

Location: 

5 Park Street, Boston, MA 02108
On Saturday, October 26th, nearly one hundred people gathered at the Paulist Center in downtown Boston for "Making Our Way: Muslim Women in North America." A keynote address was delivered by Dr. Ingrid Mattson, former president of the Islamic Society of North America, and a panel discussion followed, focusing on the experiences of Muslim women post-9/11. Panelists also included Umm Juwayriyah, author of the book The Size of Mustard Seed, and Lietenant Colonel, Army Reserves Shareda Hosein. An information fair featuring many of the event's co-sponsors preceded and followed the lecture and... Read more about Pluralism Project Co-Sponsors "Making Our Way: Muslim Women in North America"
2012 Oct 25

Research Director Participates in "Sacred Space in a Secular Nation of Believers"

(All day)

Harvard University

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

On October 25 & 26, research director Ellie Pierce participated in a Radcliffe Seminar, “Sacred Space in a Secular Nation of Believers.” The seminar explored sacred space in healthcare contexts, the military, and higher education. Sessions focused on specific cases, including the Ulfelder Healing Garden at Massachusetts General Hospital, one of three spaces at the...

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2012 Oct 04

Religious Literacy Roundtable

(All day)

Location: 

27 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036, USA
On October 4, the Foundation for Religious Literacy and the Coexist Foundation co-sponsored a Religious Literacy Roundtable at the Harvard Club of New York City.  The Roundtable brought together representatives from diverse schools, groups, and organizations engaged in building religious literacy. Research Director Ellie Pierce, as well as two Pluralism Project alumnae, Dr. Marcia Beauchamp (now of the Tony Blair ... Read more about Religious Literacy Roundtable
2013 Apr 09

Pluralism Project and Center for the Study of World Religions Co-Host Film Night on Sikhism

(All day)

Location: 

42 Francis Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
On April 9th, the Pluralism Project and the Center for the Study of World Religions host a screening of Tragedy in Oak Creek and Dastaar: Defending the Sikh Identity. In Tragedy in Oak Creek filmmaker Valarie Kaur visits the Sikh community of Oak Creek, Wisconsin in the days after the tragic shooting in August 2012 that left six worshippers murdered and the gunman dead. The film Dastaar: Defending the Sikh Identity is a brief documentary that explores the ways in which the Sikh community have responded to discrimination they have faced as a visible... Read more about Pluralism Project and Center for the Study of World Religions Co-Host Film Night on Sikhism

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