Additional Religious Studies Events

In addition to the annual Religious Studies events (the Religion and Humanities Conference, the Mormon Studies Conference, and the Eugene England Memorial Lecture Series), the program hosts various lectures, conferences, symposia, and workshops:

 

  • "Latter-day Saints and Evangelicals in Conversation," Panel Discussion with Richard Mouw, President Emeritus of Fuller Theological Seminary, (November 15th, 2013)

  • "Religious Diversity: America's Strength and Challenge" Laurie Goodstein, National Religion Correspondent, New York Times, (October 23, 2013)

  • "Religious Faith and Social and Applied Sciences," (Woodbury School of Business), (October 10-12, 2013)

  • "Intersecting Convictions: Core Beliefs and Civil Dialogue," (March 1, 2013)

  • "Perspectives on the Mormon Moment," (February 13, 2013)

  • Film Screening and Panel: "Unresolvable: The Kingdom of God on Earth", (November 14, 2012)

  • Co-sponsor of the Film Screening and Panel: "First Freedom: The Fight for Religious Liberty", (with the Center for Constitutional Studies), (November 2, 2012)

  • B.H. Roberts Seminar (co-sponsored with the Society for Mormon Philosophy and Theology)

  • Ramadan Iftar Celebration, (August 9, 2012)

  • Bishop John Wester Student Workshop, (September 13, 2012)

  • Co-sponsor, "At the Crossroads Again: Mormon and Protestant Encounters," (February 24-5, 2012)

  • Co-sponsor, Cultural and Religious Pluraism: Diwali, A Festival of Lights, Music, and Unity (with the City Library), (November 29, 2012)

  • Co-sponsor of North American Interfaith Conference, Salt Lake City, (July, 2010)

  • Co-sponsor of the Mormon Engagement with the World Religions Conference, University of Southern California, (June 11-12, 2010)

  • Hosted Mormon Women's Literary Tour, (March 26, 2010)

  • Hosted Seventh Annual Conference of the Society for Mormon Philosophy and Theology, (March 25-27, 2010)

  • Panel discussion, "Helen Whitney's 'The Mormons'", (February 11, 2010)

  • Perspectives on a Massacre: A Panel Discussion on Mountain Meadows, (March 5, 2009)

  • "Thomas O'Dea's 'The Mormons: Reconsidered Fifty Years Later,'", (February 27, 2008)

  • Co-Sponsor, Mormonism and American Politics, Princeton University, (November 9-10, 2007)

  • Co-Sponsor, An Interfaith Conference on War and Peace: A Dialogue Between Christian, Islamic, & Latter-day Saint Perspectives, (October 6, 2007)

  • Religious Freedom in the Twenty-First Century (Panel discussion for Ethics Awareness Week, 2007 Michael Popich, Westminster College, Cole Durham, BYU, Linda Walton, UVSC Chaplain). Co-sponsored by the Interfaith Student Association, UVSC., (2007)

  • Religious Perspectives on the Death Penalty (Panel discussion at 2nd Annual Death Penalty Symposium), (September, 2006)

  • Discussion of LDS Statements Regarding Evolution (co-sponsored with the School of Science and Health)

  • Mormon Studies Brownbag, Richard Dutcher, (2005)

  • Mormon Studies Brownbag, David Pace, "Where Empty Armor Comes to Rest," (2005)

  • Religious Studies Abroad in Italy, (Catholic Responses to Religious Diversity), (2005)

  • Religious Diversity in a Homogenous Culture: A Community Roundtable, (2004)

  • Religious Studies Abroad in London, (course in religious diversity and religion and violence), (2004)

  • Religious Studies Brownbag, Peter Gardella, "The Pluralism Project," (2003)

  • Religious Studies Brownbag, Vanessa Ochs, University of Virginia, (2003)

  • "Plan 10 From Outer Space" Screening

  • Guest Lecture, Dennis Neuenschwander, Presidency of the Seventy, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (co-sponsored with the Office of International Affairs and Diplomacy)

  • Islam and the Western World Discussion Series, (co-sponsored with the Center for the Study of Ethics), (2001-02)

  • Richard Dutcher, "Ethics in Filmmaking," (2001)

  • National Endowment for the Humanities Mormon Studies Seminar, (2000-01)

  • Center for the Study of Ethics Faculty Summer Seminar on Religious Diversity, (2000)

  • Pedagogy and Faith Conference, (co-sponsored with the Writing Program), (2001)

  • Symposium on Plural Marriage, (1997)