Hiring – Post-doctoral Research Associate Position

June 2, 2021

The Department of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia invites candidates to apply for a post-doctoral Research Associate position.


“What is Mormon Thought?” – Mormon Scholars in the Humanities

April 25, 2021

A Conversation with Kristine Haglund, Michael Austin, and George Handley
Wed. Apr. 28, 6:00-7:30PM MST


2020 Joseph Smith Papers Conference

July 28, 2020

Conference on September 28, 2020
Salt Lake City, Utah


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, 2020


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