Seminars and Conferences

Max Mueller on Race and the Making of the Mormon People

February 21, 2018

We look forward to welcoming Prof. Max Mueller to address the Virginia Colloquium in American Religion on his recent book Race and the Making…

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Thomas Jefferson’s Legacy and Religious Freedom

October 11, 2017

Professor Flake will take part in a panel on the state of religious freedom around the world, at UVA’s Miller Center.

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Workshop: “Polygamy Debates”

July 28, 2016

By invitation, Professor Flake will participate in a workshop which will “bring together scholars working in the fields of history, religious studies,…

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Panel: The Council of Fifty Minutes

September 8, 2016

In conjunction with our 2016 Joseph Smith Lecture, a panel entitled “’We, the people of the Kingdom of God,’ the Mormon Alternative…

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Panel: Religions and the State in Refugee Relief

September 21, 2017

In conjunction with our third annual Joseph Smith Lecture on Religious Liberty, a distinguished panel discussed the moral and legal dynamics inherent in religion’s…

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Seminar: Professor John Turner

March 16, 2017

John Turner, Associate Professor of American Religion, will speak to doctoral students on his forays into Mormon Studies, as well as his most recent…

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Lecture: Elder Larry Echo Hawk on Public Service

November 11, 2016

Elder Larry Echo Hawk, presently a General Authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is an attorney, legal scholar and former…

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Colloquium in Honor of Richard L. Bushman

June 17, 2016

Professor Flake will chair two sessions of “A Scholars’ Colloquium in Honor of Richard L. Bushman” at the Brigham Young University Maxwell…

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Seminar: A Conversation with Prof. Alan Taylor

April 22, 2016

Professor Alan Taylor, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Chair, UVA Corcoran Department of History, will meet with graduate students to discuss how to write…

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Colloquium: Joseph Smith Papers Web Design

April 8, 2016

The Joseph Smith Papers Project web team, hosted by Professor Flake and William B. Kurtz, Digital Historian and Archivist for UVA’s Nau Center for…

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