Past events

STUDENT WORKSHOP: RESEARCH DESIGN

Date: April 29, 2021

Location: Virtual (Zoom)

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This graduate student workshop will be led by NCF Collaborator Jennifer Selby (Memorial University of Newfoundland). It will focus on Research Design and discuss the steps, pitfalls and serendipities in conducting fieldwork, particularly in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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In this installment of our webinar series, authors Sheryl Reimer-Kirkham and Sonya Sharma will discuss their book Prayer as Transgression? The Social Relations of Prayer in Healthcare Settings (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2020).

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In this event presented by the BC Humanist Association, NCF Co-Investigator Peter Beyer will explore what it means to study nonreligion and discuss current NCF research projects, with special emphasis on a survey project that is about to be launched!

Details and RSVP here.

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In this installment of our webinar series, authors Brian Clarke and Stuart MacDonald discuss their book “Leaving Christianity: Changing Allegiances in Canada Since 1945” with panelists Callum Brown, Christine Mitchell and Peter Beyer.

View the event poster here. Watch here.

MEET THE AUTHOR – ZACH MUNRO

Date: February 10, 2021

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In this installment of our webinar series, author Zach Munro discusses his article “Introducing the Non-Religious in Alcoholics Anonymous.” Watch here.

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Guest Speaker: Jacqui Frost, Rice University

Seminar Series: Building Bridges

Watch the full talk here!

NSRN ANNUAL LECTURE (2020)

Date: December 10, 2020

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The NSRN 2020 Annual Lecture, titled “Going Godless: Black Feminism, Humanism, and Anti-Racism”, will be given by Dr. Sikivu Hutchinson on 10 December, 2020 (13:00 – 14:00 EST) as a free online event open to all. To attend, please RSVP with Vanessa Turyatunga at vturyatu@uottawa.ca. More information here.

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This is part of a series of workshops this fall targeting key questions linked to the study of nonreligion. This particular workshop discussed the different aspects and challenges of creating a survey to measure nonreligion.

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In this installment of our webinar series, author Christopher Cameron will discuss his book Black Freethinkers: A History of African American Secularism.

Watch here.

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In this installment of our webinar series, NCF collaborators Joel Thiessen & Sarah Wilkins-Laflamme discuss their book None of the Above: Nonreligious Identity in the US and Canada. Watch the webinar here.