Dr. Molly Bassett participated in a roundtable focused on reinstating Indigenous vocabularies in the arts of the Americas at the meeting of the American Society for Ethnohistory in Lawrence, KS. In September, Indigenous Religious Traditions in Five Minutes was published by Equinox Press. Dr. Bassett co-edited the volume with Dr. Natalie Avalos (Ethnic Studies, CU Boulder), and GSU history professor Dr. Ras Michael Brown contributed a chapter. In mid-September, she was a panelist on IUPUI’s Center for the Study of Religion in America’s “Religion &” webinar series focused on “Religion & the Future of Religious Studies Departments.” In October, she presented research on tlaquimilolli (sacred bundles) as an alternative model for understanding Mexica (Aztec) visual culture at a Dumbarton Oaks symposium in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Monique Moultrie was awarded a Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning Peer Mentoring grant for African American Women Faculty Cultivating and Directing Grant Programs. She gave interviews to the Washington Post and Capital B News in late summer. During the fall, she presented at Morehouse College, for the GSU Center for Ethics, and gave two papers at the American Academy of Religion in November 2022. Dr. Moultrie will have a book chapter included in a volume released in December 2022.
Dr. Ashlyn Strozier gave a talk titled "Black Women's Reproductive Health Crisis in Atlanta," as part of the Speakers Series: "Considerations of Intersectionality," hosted by the Institute for Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Georgia State University in October 2022.
Dr. Andrew Walker-Cornetta participated in the annual gathering of “emerging scholars” at Indiana University’s Center for Religion and the Human for a week of workshops, readings, and viewings. In October, he led a colloquium as part of Boston University’s Health Humanities Project entitled “Wanting: Eliza Suggs, Religion, and the Good Disabled Subject.” He also served on the selection committee for the based disability-led art collective Ikouii’s upcoming show with the theme “intersections of spirituality, religion, and disability.” In November, he will be presenting at the American Academy of Religion’s Annual Meeting on a roundtable about religion and health humanities and, at the beginning of the new year, he will present papers at annual meetings for both the American Catholic Historical Association (for a panel he organized on “Disability and the Catholic Imagination”) and the American Society of Church History in Philadelphia.