The Gumbe

January 16, 2021

Scripturalization and the Performance of the Scriptural

Why is the mimetically scriptural presumed to be good, asks Vincent Wimbush in this response to the Religious Studies Project’s interview with Richard Newton on “Roots as Scripture and Scriptures as Roots.” Read more at: https://www.religiousstudiesproject.com/response/scripturalization-and-the-performance-of-scriptural/
October 11, 2020

In Memoriam

IN MEMORY OFAND IN GRATITUDE TOCONSTANCE H BUCHANANWHO AS SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER, FORD FOUNDATIONWAS FIERCE SUPPORTER AND FRIEND OFISS https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/10/04/metro/constance-hall-buchanan-pioneering-leader-womens-studies-religion-harvard-dies-73/
October 4, 2020

ISS Annual Meeting 2021

The Annual Meeting-2021 of the ISS will move to an online format. Our conversation at this meeting will focus on the “Constitution,” a theme that underscores much of the current cultural politics around the world. In order to ensure access to the meeting, we encourage […]
September 7, 2020

#ScholarStrike

Professors are planning a work stoppage and virtual, public teach-in on police violence and racism next month. Read more about this at https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2020/08/28/professors-plan-strike-racial-justice For more information:Website: Scholarstrike.comTwitter:@Scholarstrike@antheabutler@TheTattooedProfYouTube Channel: ScholarStrikeFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/Scholarstrike2020Instagram: ScholarStrike