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Coffee Chat with Wendy Cadge

Discussion with Wendy Cadge *02, Professor of Sociology, Brandeis University, on her current research into airport chapels and chaplaincies and port chaplains.

Attendance limited to Princeton University faculty, fellows, and students.  Please email Jenny Legath to receive a copy of the […]

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Black Religion, Racial Identity, and Politics During the Great Migration

Crossroads of Religion and Politics Lunchtime Discussion with Judith Weisenfeld, Agate Brown and George L. Collord Professor of Religion, Princeton University.

Judith Weisenfeld is the author of the forthcoming New World A-Coming: Black Religion and Racial Identity during the Great Migration.  Focusing […]

Coffee Chat with Robert Orsi on Doing Ethnography of Religion

Robert Orsi is visiting Princeton as the 2016-2017 Stewart Fellow in Religion. Orsi is Professor of Religious Studies and History and Grace Craddock Nagle Chair in Catholic Studies at Northwestern University. He researches, writes, and teaches about religion in the United […]

Coffee Chat with David Voas

David Voas was elected to a Simon Research Fellowship at the University of Manchester in 2003 and appointed to a chair in the Institute for Social Change in 2007. He previously held a lectureship at the University of Sheffield and […]

The Texas Textbook Controversy: Crossroads Discussion with Jennifer Graber

Last year, along with academics across Texas, Professor Jennifer Graber signed on to a report circulated by the Texas Freedom Network pointing to imbalance and bias in the new Texas history textbooks’ representations of non-Christian religions, as well as misleading statements […]

The Battle for Yellowstone: Morality and Environmental Conflict

A Crossroads of Religion and Politics Discussion with Justin Farrell

Justin Farrell argues that the battle for Yellowstone has deep moral, cultural, and spiritual roots that until now have been obscured by the supposedly rational and technical nature of the conflict. […]

The Hero’s Fight: Religion, Poverty and the State in West Baltimore

Crossroads of Religion and Politics Discussion with Patricia Fernández-Kelly

Patricia Fernández-Kelly is the author of The Hero’s Fight: African Americans in West Baltimore and the Shadow of the State. 

Drawing on her own uniquely immersive brand of fieldwork, conducted over the […]

If I Give My Soul: Film Screening with Andrew Johnson

Film Screening and Discussion of “If I Give My Soul: Pentecostalism in Rio’s Prisons” with filmmaker Andrew Johnson

The documentary “If I Give My Soul” began the day co-director Andrew Johnson checked into a Brazilian prison, where he would spend two […]

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Coffee Chat with Sister Simone Campbell

CSR invites students and faculty to a Coffee Chat with Sister Simone Campbell, author of A Nun on the Bus: How All of Us Can Create Hope, Change, and Community. 

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The Overnighters: A Screening and Discussion with Director Jesse Moss

Filmmaker Jesse Moss brings his award-winning documentary The Overnighters to Princeton. In the tiny town of Williston, North Dakota, tens of thousands of unemployed hopefuls show up looking for work, lured by the oil boom’s promise of plentiful jobs and […]

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