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Feminist Theologies: Past, Present, and Future

Published on Wednesday, January 25, 2012

February 7, 2012 reception at 6:00 and panel discussion at 7:00 

On February 7th, 2012 in the Board of Trustees Room in Harper Hall at Claremont Graduate University, the foremost feminist theologians will gather to talk about Feminist Theologies: Past, Present, and Future.  The panel will feature Grace Kao, Associate Professor of Ethics at Claremont School of Theology in the Claremont Lincoln Consortium, Karen Torjesen, the Margo L. Goldsmith Professor of Women’s Studies in Religion and former Dean of the School of Religion, Rosemary Radford Ruether, the Carpenter Emerita Profess of Feminist Theology at Pacific School of Religion, Georgia Harkness Emerita Professor of Applied Theology at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary and Visiting Professor of Religion at Claremont School of Theology and Claremont Graduate University, Gina Messina-Dysert, Visiting Professor of Religion at Loyola Marymount University and Co-Founder of the Feminism and Religion Project, Sheila Briggs, Associate Professor of Religion and Gender Studies at the University of Southern California, and Zayn Kassam, Professor of Religious Studies at Pomona College. 

The panel is comprised of some of the foremothers of Feminist Theology and leading scholars in the field.  Each panelist will discuss feminist theology from their specific religious tradition in regards to how they viewed the field in the past, the opinions on its current state and their hopes for the future of feminist theology.

This is a rare and monumental event that will feature the leading scholars and foremothers of feminist theology on the same panel so make sure not to miss it.  The event is free and open to the public and will feature a dessert reception prior to the panel at 6:00 pm in the Board of Trustees room. 



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