ONLINE Luce-Hartford Conference: The Agency and Vital Voices of Women | Hartford Seminary

ONLINE Luce-Hartford Conference: The Agency and Vital Voices of Women

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the fourth annual Luce-Hartford Conference in Christian-Muslim Relations will be held online on June 8, 9, and 10, 2020. Zoom webinars will be held each of the three nights from 7-8:30 p.m. The webinars will be free, and Zoom links will be sent before the conference to those who register.

7-8:30 p.m., Monday, June 8 

Women, Agency, and Diversity in the Early Church and Beyond

Katherine A. Shaner, Associate Professor of New Testament, Wake Forest University, Divinity School

Muslima Peacemaking and Social Justice

Najeeba Syeed, Associate Professor of Interreligious Education, Claremont School of Theology

7-8:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 9

Engaged Resistance: Muslim Women Responding to and Challenging Islamophobia

Jasmin ZineProfessor, Sociology/Religion & Culture/Muslim Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University

Womanist Voices in the Academy

Shively T. J. SmithAssistant Professor of New Testament, Boston University

7-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 10

Panel Discussion: The challenges and  opportunities of women’s leadership

Dr. Jane Smith, Emerita, Hartford Seminary, past Director of the Macdonald Center

Dr. Fatma Antar, Past President of the Islamic Council of New England (ICNE); Founder and a Trustee of the Islamic Association of the Greater Hartford (IAGH)

The Rev. Patricia Davenport, Bishop of the South-East PA Synod, ELCA

Ms. Lauren Schrieber, Executive Director of Center DC

For more information, visit this webpage.

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