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Wanting to learn with Dr. Richard Newton this year? Mark your calendars for the following events (updated as booked): 


13 — “The African American Bible and James Weldon Johnson,” Introduction to Literature Class with Dr. Brian Nail, Florida State College.


8 — “Y2K: Debugging Millennial Education,” Alpha Lambda Delta Induction Ceremony, Elizabethtown College.

11— “Adding a Digital Accent to “Old School” Teaching Strategies,” Elizabethtown College: Teaching and Technology Expo.

16— “The Spooky Politics of Dark Truths: Religion, Race, and the Right to Remain Silent,” Pi Sigma Alpha Banquet, Elizabethtown College.


13— “God’s Money Problem,” Elizabethtown Church of the Brethren.


15-28—“The Bible and Race,” Shenandoah Youth Theology Institute.


16—“Teaching and Traumatic Events,” co-led with Dr. Ella Johnson, Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion, Annual Meetings of the American Academy of Religion and Society of Biblical Literature, Denver, CO.

17— “Signifying ‘Der Rassist’ in Religious Studies and the Axes of Social Difference,” North American Association for the Study of Religion, Denver, CO. 

17— Responding to Re-Thinking the Teaching of Theories and Methods: A Discussion of Cultural Approaches to the Study of Religion (Bloomsbury, 2018) and The Bloomsbury Reader for Cultural Approaches to the Study of Religion (2018), American Academy of Religion, Denver, CO.

18–-“A Conversation about Pedagogy: Reading Of Education, Fishbowls, and Rabbit Holes: Rethinking Teaching and Liberal Education for an Interconnected World (Stylus Publishing, 2016),” American Academy of Religion and Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Religion and Theology, Denver, CO.

18—“Politics and Pedagogy” Panel, Society of Biblical Literature Student Advisory Board, Denver, CO.

19—Respondent to “The World Needs Us: Serving the Public Sphere through the Study of Religion” Panel, American Academy of Religion Graduate Student Committee, Denver, CO.