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Guest Lecture with Dr. Alyssa Maldonado-Estrada

When: Friday, May 27, 2022
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Central

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Graduate Students

Contact: Religious Studies GSA   (847) 491-3611

Group: Religious Studies Graduate Students Events

Category: Academic


Alyssa Maldonado-Estrada is Assistant Professor of Religion at Kalamazoo College where she holds the Marlene Crandell Francis Chair in the Humanities. She is the author of Lifeblood of the Parish: Men and Catholic Devotion in Williamsburg, Brooklyn (NYU Press, 2020), an ethnography about masculinity and men’s devotional lives in a gentrified neighborhood in New York City. She is currently working on a project about devotional technologies that explores Catholic entrepreneurs and innovation. She is editor of the journal Material Religion: The Journal of Art, Objects and Belief and co-chair of the Men and Masculinities Unit at the American Academy of Religion. She serves on the editorial board of the journal American Religion and was chosen for 2020-2022 cohort of Young Scholars in American Religion at IUPUI’s Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture. She received her Ph.D. and M.A. in Religion from Princeton University and her B.A. in Sociology and Religion from Vassar College.

The event is organized by Religious Studies Graduate Students Association (GSA).

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