Jornal do Brasil: Um golpe parlamentar e a volta reacionária da religião, da família, de Deus e contra a corrupção

Leornardo Boff | Jornal do Brasil (Brasil) Observando o comportamento dos parlamentares nos três dias em que discutiram a admissibilidade do impedimento da presidenta Dilma Rousseff parecia-nos ver criançolas se …Continue reading »

Distinguished Lecture: Lois Lorentzen — Keeping America Pure: The State, the Church, and the Migrant Body

September 24, 2015 Hemispheric Institute 20 Cooper Square The U.S./Mexico border is the world’s most militarized border between two supposedly “friendly” countries. Along the same border, religious groups offer aid …Continue reading »

Symposium: Religión en la esfera pública–Ley, derechos y la lucha por el cuerpo

JUNE 18-19, 2015 Congreso de la Nación & NYU Buenos Aires Buenos Aires, Argentina This conference took place June 18-19, 2015 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and was organized in collaboration …Continue reading »

Working Group: Religion and Politics in the Americas

June 21-28, 2014 CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY MONTRÉAL, CANADA   This permanent work group convenes participants from a multi-year initiative on Religion and Politics in the Americas supported by the Luce Foundation. The …Continue reading »

Forum: Religious Freedom “versus” Equal Rights? Emerging Dilemmas in Law and Policy Across the Americas

HEMISPHERIC INSTITUTE NEW YORK, USA April 24, 2014 2-6PM This symposium will consider the tensions—real and alleged—between religious freedom and social equality. These disputes across the Americas reveal the fractures …Continue reading »

Distinguished Lecture: Manuel A Vásquez — Pneumatic Religions in the Americas: Toward a Transnational, Post-Colonial Phenomenology of the Spirit

March 27, 2014 Hemispheric Institute of Performance & Politics New York, USA video platform video management video solutionsvideo player Professor Vásquez examines the explosive diversification and expansion of “pneumatic” religions …Continue reading »

Panel Discussion: Jill Stevenson & Anthony Petro — Affecting Performances: The Media & Embodied Politics of Contemporary Christianity

November 14, 2013 HEMISPHERIC INSTITUTE OF PERFORMANCE & POLITICS NEW YORK, USA In her recently published book, Sensational Devotion: Evangelical Performance in 21st-Century America, Jill Stevenson looks to biblical theme …Continue reading »

Symposium: Religious Exemptions, Sexual Freedom, and the Biopolitics of U.S. Healthcare

October 5, 2012 Hemispheric Institute New York, USA  In the immediate aftermath of Roe v Wade and the legalization of abortion nation-wide, in 1973, the US Congress passed the first …Continue reading »

Working Group: Religion, Sex, and the Neoliberal State: Performing the New Biopolitics of Citizenship in the Americas

January 12-19, 2013 Universidade de São Paulo São Paulo, Brazil In January 2013, the project convened an intensive 5-day meeting of members of our work group on Religion and Politics …Continue reading »

Symposium: A Nova Conquista Espiritual das Américas

January 9, 2012 Conservatório UFMG Belo Horizonte, Brazil “A Nova Conquista Espiritual das Américas” (The New Spiritual Conquest of the Américas) was a one-day symposium that took place on January …Continue reading »

Symposium: Ciudadanías del Cuerpo: Emplazamientos al Estado y a la Iglesia

October 20-21, 2011 Auditorio de la Facultad de Arquitectura y Urbanismo Universidad de Chile Portugal, No. 84, Santiago, Chile “Ciudadanías del Cuerpo: Emplazamientos al Estado y a la Iglesia” (Citizens …Continue reading »