Planning for the 2016 Ways of Knowing Conference is underway!

The 2016 Ways of Knowing conference will take place October 27-29, 2016, on the campus of the Harvard Divinity School.

Submission of Module Proposals are due May 1, 2016. The Call for Modules is here.


The full conference program is now available!

We are happy to welcome you to Ways of Knowing 2015. All events are free and open to the public. 

Our keynote speaker will be Kathryn Lofton, Professor of Religious Studies at Yale University. Her talk is entitled "A Problem of Culture: Goldman Sachs in Crisis," and will take place on Thursday, October 22 at 6:15 pm, in the Sperry Room in Andover Hall.

Our featured faculty panel is entitled "Scholars of Religion and the Media," with Professors Stephen Prothero of Boston University, Ayesha Chaudhry of the University of British Columbia, and Cameron Partridge of Harvard Divinity School, as well as Kalpana Jain, Senior Editor at The Conversation. The faculty panel will take place Friday, October 23, 5:15 pm in the Sperry Room, Andover Hall.

Our Professionalization Roundtable Series will include three panels: "Applying to Ph.D. Programs" on Thursday, October 22; "Building a Family and an Academic Career" on Friday, October 23; and "Academic Job Markets" on Saturday, October 24. All Roundtable events will be held from 1:00pm-3:00pm in Andover Chapel, Andover Hall.

Contact Conference Coordinator Kirsten Wesselhoeft at gradreligionconference@hds.harvard.edu with any inquiries.


October 22-24, 2015

Harvard Divinity School
Andover Hall
45 Francis Ave, Cambridge, MA


The Science, Religion, and Culture Program at Harvard Divinity School is hosting the Fourth Annual Graduate Conference on Religion.