By Kate Stoltzfus When WATER began in the 1980s, according to co-founder Mary E. Hunt, its technological tools for a mission of feminist social justice in religion were equivalent to scratching in the sand with a stick. The Women’s Alliance for Theology, Ethics, and Ritual did not have computers or smartphones. The newsletter took shape by hand with a light table, a process of projecting words onto paper that took days to complete. More >
Feminist Studies in Religion
Feminist Studies in Religion, Inc. (FSR, Inc.) is a nonprofit organization whose goal is to foster feminist studies in religion in all its variety and diversity.
Fellowship: AAR-Luce Fellowships in Religion and International Affairs. Institutions: American Academy of Religion with the US Department of State (Franklin Fellows Program). Location: Washington DC. Deadline: 18 June 2015. Contact: aarlucefellow[at]aarweb.org. More >
Postion: Visiting Lecturer. Focus: Gender/Women's Studies. Department: Gender Studies. Institution: Indiana University Bloomington. Begins: Fall 2015. Deadline: 11 May 2015 (applications will be accepted until position is filled). Official Posting (http://static.ow.ly/docs/Lecturer2015_3hpu.pdf): More >
Violence comes in many forms. Like me, many of you are committed to anti-racist, feminist ways of being and, no doubt, have spent much energy this week engaged in challenging conversations in classrooms, faith communities and other environments. We insist that public discourse on “violence” in Baltimore be framed around police violence and white supremacist violence instead of the ways many of our students, colleagues and parishioners may want to frame it. More >