News and Announcements
The 2020 Reynolda Conference, “Becoming American: Moravians and Their Neighbors, 1772-1822“ took place online September 23-26, 2020. The conference was funded by a grant for Engaged Humanities that Wake Forest University received from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and was also supported by many other WFU constituents including the Department for the Study of… Continue Reading Becoming Moravian Online Conference Draws More than 250 Attendees
Professor Nelly Van Doorn-Harder, Department for the Study of Religions, has received an award from the National Endowment for the Humanities with Jason Zaborowski, from Bradley University, to organize an NEH summer institute about Middle Eastern Christianity.
Junior Leilani Fletcher, a Religious Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies double major, is the recipient of this year’s WFU LGBTQ Scholarship. Funded by alumni and friends of the LGBTQ+ Center on campus, the scholarship recognizes students for their exceptional service to improving the campus climate and the wellbeing… Continue Reading Religious Studies Major Leilani Fletcher awarded Scholarship
This on-line conference offers a historical examination of the concept of ‘the neighbor’ and invites reflection on the first fifty years of Moravian-influenced change in the Piedmont. We will ask, who were the Moravians’s neighbors? And who did ‘the neighbor’ include and exclude, and how? How did the Moravian communities envision their… Continue Reading Becoming American: Moravians and their Neighbors, 1772-1822 Conference September 23rd to 26th
REL Alum Sarah Emanuel (MA, ’11) along with co-host Oluwatomisin “Tomi” Oredein recently interviewed Dr. Mary Foskett on the podcast, “Feminists Talk Religion“ for the recent episode, “Covid-19 and the Academy”. In this first episode of the show’s second season, Dr. Mary Foskett, Dr. Amy Derogatis (Michigan State University), and … Continue Reading Professor Mary Foskett Interviewed on Alum’s Podcast, “Feminists Talk Religion”
Emily Schemper (2013 BA in Religion, Politics & International Affairs) Director of Corporate Partnerships at Susan G. Komen in Dallas, Texas Tell us about your current job role/employer and what you’re currently working on. As Director of Corporate Partnerships for Susan G. Komen, I build new national corporate partnerships with companies… Continue Reading Alumni Personal & Career Development Center Deacon Spotlight: Emily Schemper