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2017 Review

In 2017: We welcomed our first Postdoctoral Fellow and Lecturer in Mormon Studies, Katy Mohrman, who has been teaching courses on Mormonism, race and gender.…
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2018-2019 Postdoctoral Fellowship

The University of Virginia's Religious Studies Department invites applications for one full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate and Lecturer for the 2018-2019 academic year. The anticipated start…
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Global Mormon Studies

Mormonism in the twenty-first century is a global religious tradition with diverse manifestations in many nations, cultures, and languages. Yet the academic field of Mormon…
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Marlin K. Jensen Mormon Studies Scholar and Artist in Residence Program

The fellowship is flexible in terms of time commitment and tasks. Applicants are asked to submit a clear plan for their time as fellow, up…
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Graduate Fellowship in Mormon Studies, University of Utah

The fellowship encourages, in all facets, the scholarly explorations of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, its people, values, history, culture, and institutions. …
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Kathleen Flake to give Annual Neal A. Maxwell Lecture

Professor Flake will give the Annual Neal A. Maxwell Lecture on Oct. 21, 2017. Her address is entitled "By Study, Even By Religious Studies." Religious Studies…
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Amicus Brief Opposing Immigration Ban

Professor Kathleen Flake joined 20 other scholars in filing a brief in the United States Supreme Court, attacking President Trump’s ban on refugees and immigrants from…
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Professor Flake Speaks at Fudon University’s Center for American Studies, Shanghai

Professor Flake traveled to China to speak at the Pu Shi Institute for Social Science, in Beijing, during their Summer Training Program on Religion and…
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Biennial Conference on Religion and American Culture

Professor Flake spoke in answer to the question: Many of our conversations hinge on well-known organizing principles:  gender, race, class, tradition, institutions, centuries, etc.   How well…
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Polygamy’s Long Durée

Professor Flake presented at the Sandra Day O'Connor Law School. Her paper was entitled, "Polygamy's Long Durée," and began: "Latter-day Saint history of plural marriage…
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