Religious Responses to Covid-19 in the US Roundtable

Friday, February 12, 2021
10:30 a.m.–noon
Religious Responses to Covid-19 in the US Roundtable

You are invited for a timely roundtable discussion on religion and COVID-19. Scholars will address pressing questions about the role religion has played in an array of responses to the pandemic within Muslim, Jewish, Evangelical, Native American, and African American communities in the United States. Details are below. Please share widely and encourage your students to attend.


Brenda Child (University of Minnesota), “When Native Art is Medicine”

Travis Cooper (Butler University), “Evangelicals in Quarantine: Pandemic Responses Mainstream and Marginal”

Marcia Hermansen (Loyola University Chicago), “American Muslim Negotiations of Authority in a Time of Coronavirus Precarity”

Terri Laws (University of Michigan -Dearborn), “Black Coronavirus Vaccine Hesitancy?”

Shaul Magid (Dartmouth), “Politics and Fear: Jewish Responses to COVID-19"

Virtual Event