Mormonism in the Academy: Teaching, Scholarship, & Faith A Scholars? Colloquium in Honor of Richard L. Bushman

By March 30, 2016

If you are in Utah this June after MHA, friends and colleagues of Richard Bushman are meeting to honor him and his work on Mormonism within the Academy. Dr. Bushman has been a friend, mentor, adviser, and role model to all those that study Mormonism in its religious and historic contexts. The schedule for the Colloquium can be found below.

You can see the schedule and original press release at the Maxwell Institute?s Website.

Mormonism in the Academy: Teaching, Scholarship, & Faith

A Scholars? Colloquium in Honor of Richard L. Bushman

Brigham Young University
June 17?18, 2016

Dr. Richard Bushman

Dr. Richard Bushman


Philip Barlow
Utah State University

Brian Birch
Utah Valley University

Matthew Bowman
Henderson State University

Terryl Givens
University of Richmond

Deirdre Green
Independent Scholar

Matthew Grow
LDS Church History Library

Jared Hickman

Johns Hopkins University

Kate Holbrook
LDS Church History Library


David Holland
Harvard Divinity School

Melissa Inouye
University of Auckland

Adam Miller
Collin College

Mauro Properzi
Brigham Young University

Armand Mauss
Washington State University, emeritus

Jana Riess
Religion News Service

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
Harvard University

Grant Underwood
Brigham Young University


Colloquium Commentators:

Richard D. Brown
University of Connecticut

Robert A. Goldberg
University of Utah

David D. Hall
Harvard Divinity School

Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp
Washington University-St. Louis

Ann Taves
University of California-Santa Barbara

Additional Festschrift Authors:

Tona Hangen
Worcester State University

Patrick Mason
Claremont Graduate University


Organizers and Editors:

J. Spencer Fluhman
Brigham Young University

Kathleen Flake
University of Virginia

Jed Woodworth
LDS Church History Library


Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship and the Laura F. Willes Center for Book of Mormon Studies
Brigham Young University

Richard Lyman Bushman Professorship of Mormon Studies
University of Virginia

Leonard J. Arrington Chair of Mormon History and Culture
Utah State University

Obert C. & Grace A. Tanner Humanities Center
University of Utah

Howard W. Hunter Chair of Mormon Studies
Claremont Graduate University

Charles Redd Center for Western Studies
Brigham Young University

Religious Education
Brigham Young University

Religious Studies Program
Utah Valley University



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