The program for Women's Studies in Religion affirms the Graduate Theological Union's long-standing commitment to women's studies in theology and religion. It builds upon the network of academic and community centers, as well as initiatives established by GTU member schools and affiliates, for the study and support of women in religion. The program recognizes the innovative work contributed by women faculty in theological and religious disciplines.
Introducing the New Chair of the Women's Studies in Religion program
Welcome Dr. Mahjabeen Dhala
WSR is delighted welcome Dr. Mahjabeen Dhala, incoming chair of the WSR program at the GTU. Dr. Dhala is Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies and Director of the Madrasa-Midrasha program. Her work explores the voices of premodern Muslim female theologians and scholar-activists and their impact on the lived experiences of contemporary Muslim women. She represents and advances GTU’s commitment to interreligious study and support of women in religion as member of the organizing committee of the Women’s Caucus at the American Academy of Religion/ Society for Biblical Languages. Her publications draw on the WSR seminar to highlight embodied and transformational feminist pedagogies.
Celebrating Women Scholars of the GTU
GTU Women's Voices Campaign
WSR Panel: "Raising Our Voices in a Turbulent Time"
Know Your Why
Read Our Spring 2019 Issue Online
Skylight Celebrates Interreligious Teaching Team
Annual WSR Mentoring Event
Annual GTU Student Conferences on Women and Religion
WSR sponsors GTU Graduate Student Conference on Women and Religion
Who: This graduate student conference is open to students at all stages of programs at the Graduate Theological Union (GTU) and its member schools.
What: Please submit a paper proposal that includes a title, an abstract (150 words), and an overview (1,500 words). Please use 12-point, Times New Roman or Arial font, double space your proposal, and follow the 9th Edition of the Turabian Manual of Style.
Proposals focusing on gender and religion from any GTU discipline will be considered. Topics include but are not limited to feminist theologies, womanist theologies,...