Third International Conference on Religion and Spirituality in Society

  • 8–9 March 2013
  • Arizona State University, Tempe, USA

At a Glance...

2

Days of paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters, and colloquia.

120+

Delegates from all over the world who attended the Third International Conference on Religion and Spirituality in Society.

26

Countries represented.

Plenary Speakers

The Third International Conference on Religion and Spirituality in Society featured plenary sessions by some of the world’s leading thinkers and innovators in the field.

Tracy Fessenden

Tracy Fessenden

Associate Professor of Gender and Religion, Arizona State University, USA

"UnSpirituality”

Mohammad Hassan Khalil

Mohammad Hassan Khalil

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Adjunct Professor of Law, Michigan State University, USA

"Islam and the Fate of Others: The Salvation Question”

Norbert M. Samuelson

Norbert M. Samuelson

Grossman Chair of Jewish Studies, Arizona State University, USA

"“Religion and Science in Dialogue -- A Brief Survey of the History of the Scientific Conception of
'Light' and the Religious Hope of 'Enlightenment'"

Graduate Scholar Awardees

For each conference, a small number of Graduate Scholar Awards are given to outstanding graduate students who have an active academic interest in the conference area. The Award with its accompanying responsibilities provides a strong professional development opportunity for graduate students at this stage in their academic careers. The 2013 Graduate Scholar Awardees are listed below.

Roman Briggs

Roman Briggs

University of Arkansas, US

Richard Kent Evans

Richard Kent Evans

Texas Tech University, US

Sandra Lee Flores

Sandra Lee Flores

Our Lady of the Lake University, US

Melissa Forstrom

Melissa Forstrom

University of Westminster, US

Courtney Goodheart

Courtney Goodheart

University of Colorado, US

Joosil Kim

Joosil Kim

Arizona State University, US

Laura Randall

Laura Randall

University of Washington, USA

Kevin Whitesides

Kevin Whitesides

Humboldt State University, US