Changing Times, Changing Minds, Changing Faiths:
Religions in Transition at Home and Abroad
An Undergraduate Discussion Lunch with
Professor of Sociology of Religion at Lancaster University
Wednesday, April 3, 12:30-2 p.m.
Harlos House (1331 E. Tenth St.)
SIGN-UP REQUIRED: See details below
people in this and other countries losing or leaving
religions but becoming more spiritual? What are the rights and roles of
religion? How do the shifts in
social, economic, political, and
technological advances in globalization relate to the way
people practice religion?
Woodhead, a professor of sociology of religion at
Lancaster University, studies these and numerous other questions related
to religion and its
wider social and political implications, including religion and
identity, human rights, sex and gender, politics, the media, and
more. Woodhead's work has been widely
her books include Religion and Change in Modern Britain, A Sociology
of Religious Emotions, An Introduction to Christianity, and The
Spiritual Revolution: Why Religion is Giving Way to Spirituality.
She devised and organizes the Westminster Faith Debates with Charles
Clarke, and, between 2007 and 2013, she has been directing the Arts and
Humanities Research Council's and the Economic and Social Research
Council's Religion and
Society Programme, a £12m research
investment that embraces 75 separate projects.
Join Professor Woodhead for lunch and a discussion of her work
on religion. The conversation can range as widely as your interests!
SIGN-UP INFO: If you are interested in attending
undergraduate lunch, please check your schedule to make sure you are
for the entire event and e-mail Anna Duquaine (firstname.lastname@example.org),
you wish to sign up for the "Woodhead" program and include your
name, e-mail address, year in school, and field(s) of study. Space is
limited so we will let you know by e-mail if a space was available when
you replied. The lunch is co-sponsored by the Wells Scholars Program.
Linda Woodhead will also speak as
Global Perspective Speakers Series of the School of Global and
-"God has a Purpose for You: The Global Transformation of Religion
Since the 1980s
Tuesday, April 2, 4-5:30 p.m., Bridgewaters Lounge,
Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center
information click here.