Chair Lectures and Activities

The Most American Religion w/ McKay Coppins & Kathleen Flake
Season 2, Episode 8

February 6, 2021

Hosted by Stephen Betts.

“Today on Scholars & Saints, we’re chatting with McKay Coppins, a Latter-day Saint journalist who has covered American politics for Newsweek, Buzzfeed, and The…

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Mormons, Secularism, & Biopolitics w/ Peter Coviello & Kathleen Flake
Season 2, Episode 5

January 5, 2021

Hosted by Stephen Betts. 

“On this episode of Scholars & Saints, we’re chatting about Mormons and secularism. In his recent book Make Yourselves Gods: Mormons…

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Mormons & American Politics w/ David Campbell & Kathleen Flake:
Season 1, Episode 3

October 12, 2020

Hosted by Stephen Betts. 

“From the early days of Joseph Smith’s religious movement, Mormons have creatively navigated tensions with American culture and government through political…

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Postponed – The First Vision, Then and Now: A Bicentennial Observance

March 20, 2020

The “The First Vision, Then and Now: A Bicentennial Observance” is postponed and the date is to be determined. More information will be forthcoming.

Invited…

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Scripture and Literature in the Nineteenth-Century United States

March 6, 2020

“Scripture and Literature in the Nineteenth-Century United States”, is an interdisciplinary symposium to be held at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland,…

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J. Reuben Clark Law Society 2020 Annual Conference

February 28, 2020

Kathleen Flake will speak at the Annual Conference of the. J. Reuben Clark Law Society, held February 27-29, 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona at ASU’s…

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The First Vision of Joseph Smith, Jr.: 200 Years On

January 24, 2020

“The First Vision of Joseph Smith, Jr: 200 Years On”, is a two-day conference to be held at The Huntington Library in…

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American Academy of Religion Presentation

November 23, 2019

Kathleen Flake, the Richard Lyman Bushman Professor of Mormon Studies at the University of Virginia, will give a presentation at the American Academy of…

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Workshop: Scripture and Romance Literature in 19th Century United States

June 12, 2019

Several scholars of literary and religious texts met at the University of Virginia in mid-June to discuss the co-constitution of literature and scripture in…

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’Civil Religion’ Fifty Years Later

February 13, 2018

At Fordham University’s Center on Religion and Culture, Professor Flake delivered a paper entitled “’Civil Religion’ Fifty Years Later.”

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