19 episodes

Welcome to “Feminists Talk Religion” where feminist voice, religion-talk, and honest conversation intersect. “Feminists Talk Religion” is a project of the CoLaboratory branch of Feminist Studies in Religion. The Lab fosters community through digital and in-person opportunities to connect with others navigating the complicated world of religious studies, identity, and activism. "Feminists Talk Religion” is a platform for feminist discussions about all things related to religion. It is an opportunity to hear from new and old voices, to be challenged to learn about and from the scholastic world of another, and to have discussions we might not have otherwise. It is a space where the historically marginalized, especially women, are taken seriously.

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    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Welcome to “Feminists Talk Religion” where feminist voice, religion-talk, and honest conversation intersect. “Feminists Talk Religion” is a project of the CoLaboratory branch of Feminist Studies in Religion. The Lab fosters community through digital and in-person opportunities to connect with others navigating the complicated world of religious studies, identity, and activism. "Feminists Talk Religion” is a platform for feminist discussions about all things related to religion. It is an opportunity to hear from new and old voices, to be challenged to learn about and from the scholastic world of another, and to have discussions we might not have otherwise. It is a space where the historically marginalized, especially women, are taken seriously.

    AAR 2020 Roundtable: Decolonizing our Fields – Women of Color on Transforming the Guild With Sailaja Krishnamurti, Merin Shobhana Xavier, Natalie Avalos, Oluwatomisin Oredein, Shana Sippy, and Deborah Rogers

    AAR 2020 Roundtable: Decolonizing our Fields – Women of Color on Transforming the Guild With Sailaja Krishnamurti, Merin Shobhana Xavier, Natalie Avalos, Oluwatomisin Oredein, Shana Sippy, and Deborah Rogers

    What does decolonization or even postcolonialism and anticolonialism mean for WOC in our respective fields? How can these concepts be used to explore shared goals or possibilities for solidarity and collective liberation? This episode debates how women of color are decolonizing their fields.

    • 1 hr 45 min
    AAR 2020 Panel - The Importance of Engaged Feminist Scholarship: A Cross-Disciplinary Discussion of Juliane Hammer's recent book, “Peaceful Families: American Muslim Efforts against Domestic Violence.” With Kayla Wheeler, Saadia Yacoob, Traci West,

    AAR 2020 Panel - The Importance of Engaged Feminist Scholarship: A Cross-Disciplinary Discussion of Juliane Hammer's recent book, “Peaceful Families: American Muslim Efforts against Domestic Violence.” With Kayla Wheeler, Saadia Yacoob, Traci West,

    What is the purpose of a feminist scholarship? Is it possible to write about gender-based violence without being an activist against it? How can feminist scholarship produce socially engaged works?
    Departing from Hammer`s book, this group of scholars debate engaged scholarship and feminist practices.

    • 1 hr 35 min
    "Feminism, Religion & Art Mini-Series | An Invitation to Transformation/"New Skin": Interview with storäe

    "Feminism, Religion & Art Mini-Series | An Invitation to Transformation/"New Skin": Interview with storäe

    In this episode, black queer femme performer, storäe michele (they/she), reflects on themes of uncomfortable truth-telling and intergenerational healing in their "practice in black femme freedom-making" through film. Learn more at www.storaemichele.com.

    • 18 min
    Feminism, Religion, and Mental Health Mini-series: Pursuing wellness, building resilience, and combatting stigma through the utilization of religious texts, rituals, and traditions: Interview with Dr. Celene Ibrahim by Susan Woolever

    Feminism, Religion, and Mental Health Mini-series: Pursuing wellness, building resilience, and combatting stigma through the utilization of religious texts, rituals, and traditions: Interview with Dr. Celene Ibrahim by Susan Woolever

    In this episode, Dr. Celene Ibrahim reflects on her experience as a chaplain, educator, and scholar. Ibrahim challenges us to combat stigma around mental health and pursue wellness through authentic and curious relationships--with religious texts and traditions as well as with our fellow persons and students.

    • 35 min
    Feminism, Religion & Art Mini-Series | An Invitation to Ancestral Healing: Interview with Isabel Mareş by Dr. Elyse Ambrose

    Feminism, Religion & Art Mini-Series | An Invitation to Ancestral Healing: Interview with Isabel Mareş by Dr. Elyse Ambrose

    In this episode, Isabel Mareş shares her passion for the arts, community engagement, religion, and storytelling with attentiveness to accessibility and grounding in nature.

    • 18 min
    Healing Work: The Work of Integration: Interview with Brittany Powell by Susan Woolever

    Healing Work: The Work of Integration: Interview with Brittany Powell by Susan Woolever

    In this episode, Reverend Brittany Powell shares her journey and insights into holistic being through empowered spirituality. Reverend Brittany helps us think about how family, faith, and culture are essential to facing our traumas and developing a more integrated self. 

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Moshe b Abraham ,

Beautiful, with all the Hiccups

This podcast carries a wonderful, warm, and timely discussion. It’s volume is a little low. And sometimes the timing or editing may be a little off. But the topics are positive while not fearing difficult subjects.

Keep up the great work!

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