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.



Mormonism and its Money

December 23, 2019

This is a power struggle, not a moral or even fiscal conundrum, and one that we’ve seen before.


Mormon Scholars in the Humanities – Call for Papers

September 23, 2019

Conference on March 26-28, 202


5th Annual Joseph Smith Lecture by Senator Jeff Flake

September 13, 2019

Senator Jeff Flake will deliver the 2019 Joseph Smith Lecture on Religious Liberty on September 13th. His…


Welcoming Postdoc Carolyn Howarter

August 15, 2019

We are pleased to announce Carolyn Howarter as our 2019-2020 Postdoctoral Fellow and Lecturer in Mormon Studies.


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

August 5, 2019

The workshop was held June 12-13, 2019 at the University of Virginia.


A Conversation with Mark Denninghoff

April 1, 2019

On Friday, April 5th at 10am in Gibson 441 on UVA Campus, Mormon Studies postdoc Mark Denninghoff will discuss a chapter of his dissertation, “Political Order in…


Democracy, Religion, and the Market: A Conference

March 26, 2019

Democracy & Religion Graduate Conference

March 26, 2019

LDS Political Leaders and China-US Relations

March 6, 2019

Dr. Hongmeng Cheng, Visiting Scholar in Mormon Studies at UVA, gave a presentation on March 6 at Utah…