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EP 215: Transnational Online Shinto and Educational YouTube w/Kaitlyn Ugoretz

The Classical Ideas Podcast

Release Date: 09/18/2021

EP 227: Meatpacking, Migration, and Faith w/Dr. Kristy Nabhan Warren & Dr. Arlene Sanchez Walsh show art EP 227: Meatpacking, Migration, and Faith w/Dr. Kristy Nabhan Warren & Dr. Arlene Sanchez Walsh

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Dr. Kristy Nabhan-Warren is the V. O. and Elizabeth Kahl Figge Chair of Catholic Studies and a professor in the Departments of Religious Studies and Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Iowa. She is the author, most recently, of Meatpacking America: How Migration, Work, and Faith Unite and Divide the Heartland, out now from the University of North Carolina Press. Follow Dr. Nabhan-Warren on Twitter: Arlene M. Sánchez-Walsh, PhD, is a professor of religious studies and the author of the award-winning book Latino Pentecostal Identity: Evangelical Faith, Self, and...

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EP 226: Jewish-Christian Dialogue w/Dr. Alana Vincent show art EP 226: Jewish-Christian Dialogue w/Dr. Alana Vincent

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Dr. Alana M. Vincent is Associate Professor of Jewish Philosophy, Religion and Imagination at the University of Chester. She works on post-Holocaust Jewish thought, Jewish-Christian dialogue, and popular culture (primarily science fiction and fantasy). Dr. Alana Vincent on Twitter: Visit Sacred Writes:

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EP 225: Catholic Library, Muslim Books w/NA Mansour show art EP 225: Catholic Library, Muslim Books w/NA Mansour

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N.A. Mansour is a historian and a PhD candidate at Princeton University’s Department of Near Eastern Studies, where she is writing a dissertation on the transition between manuscript and print in Arabic-language contexts. She produces podcasts for different venues, co-edits , and works for different museums and archives. She also writes for the general public on culture, Islam and history. Visit Sacred Writes:

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EP 224: Religious Pluralism in South Africa w/Dr. Lee Scharnick-Udemans show art EP 224: Religious Pluralism in South Africa w/Dr. Lee Scharnick-Udemans

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Dr. Lee-Shae Salma Scharnick-Udemans is the Senior Researcher in the Desmond Tutu Centre for Religion and Social Justice at the University of the Western Cape. With degrees in religious studies and media from the University of Cape Town, she also has extensive experience working in television production. Dr. Scharnick-Udemans researches, teaches, and supervises in the areas of religious diversity, pluralism, the political economy of religion, new religious movements, and the media. Twitter: Visit Sacred Writes:

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EP 223: Muslim Religious Spaces and the Lives of Muslim College Students w/Dr. Krista Riley show art EP 223: Muslim Religious Spaces and the Lives of Muslim College Students w/Dr. Krista Riley

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Dr. Krista Melanie Riley (she/her/hers) is a pedagogical advisor at a college in Montreal, Quebec. She holds a PhD in Communication Studies from Concordia University, where her research focused on discussions about gender, bodies, and sexuality on Muslim feminist blogs. She is the former Editor-in-Chief of .

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EP 222: Working Beyond the Academy w/Dr. Shannon Trosper Schorey show art EP 222: Working Beyond the Academy w/Dr. Shannon Trosper Schorey

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Dr. Shannon Trosper Schorey is a scholar, writer, and researcher in the tech industry. She is an expert in science and technology studies, American religious history, and new religious movements. After leaving higher education, she began working in the private sector and is focused on emerging and cloud technologies.

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EP 221: The Two Faces of Religious Freedom w/Dr. Jolyon Thomas show art EP 221: The Two Faces of Religious Freedom w/Dr. Jolyon Thomas

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(he/him/his) is assistant professor and interim graduate chair of religious studies at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of and . He is currently finishing a book on religion and public schooling in Japan and the United States, and his articles on religion and capitalism have appeared in and the . He also regularly writes for public-facing venues such as , , , , and . Follow Dr. Thomas on Twitter: Visit Sacred Writes:

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EP 220: Comedy and Islam w/Dr. Samah Choudhury show art EP 220: Comedy and Islam w/Dr. Samah Choudhury

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Dr. Samah Choudhury is an Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Ithaca College. She speaks and writes about Islam, humor, and the politics that accompany what it means to be socially legible in the United States. Her current book manuscript looks at the ways that Islam and Muslims are articulated through standup comedy and how they speak back to broader transnational practices and discourses of race, masculinity, and secularism. Visit Sacred Writes: Follow Dr. Samah Choudhury:

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EP 219: The Young Lords w/ Dr. Jorge J. Rodriguez V show art EP 219: The Young Lords w/ Dr. Jorge J. Rodriguez V

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Jorge Juan Rodríguez V, the son of two Puerto Rican migrants, was raised by his mother, father, grandmother, and uncle in a small affordable housing community outside of Hartford, Connecticut. He has completed degrees in Biblical Studies, Social Theory, and Liberation Theologies and is currently completing a PhD in History at Union Theological Seminary. In addition to his academic work which explores the intersections of religion and progressive social movements, Jorge serves as the Associate Director for Strategic Programming at the Hispanic Summer Program—an organization that creates...

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EP 218: Weddings, Marriage, and Divorce in Islam w/Dr. Kecia Ali show art EP 218: Weddings, Marriage, and Divorce in Islam w/Dr. Kecia Ali

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Kecia Ali (Ph.D., Religion, Duke University) is Professor of Religion at Boston University, where she teaches a range of classes on Islam. Her research focuses on Islamic law; women and gender; ethics; and biography. Her books include Sexual Ethics and Islam: Feminist Reflections on Qur’an, Hadith, and Jurisprudence (2006, expanded ed. 2016), Marriage and Slavery in Early Islam (2010), Imam Shafi‘i: Scholar and Saint (2011), and The Lives of Muhammad (2014), about modern Muslim and non-Muslim biographies of Islam’s prophet. She co-edited the revised edition of A Guide for Women in...

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Kaitlyn Ugoretz (she/her) is a digital anthropologist and Ph.D. candidate in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She earned a BA and MA in East Asian Languages and Civilizations from the University of Pennsylvania with a double concentration in Chinese and Japanese studies. Her research interests include Japanese religions, globalization, media, and digital technology. Supported by dissertation fellowships from the Social Science Research Council and Japan Foundation, she is conducting an ethnography of the growth of transnational, online Shinto communities based on social media. Kaitlyn hosts the educational YouTube channel Eat Pray Anime, which explores religion and history in Japanese pop culture, and writes on Asian religions for Religion For Breakfast.

Follow Kaitlyn Ugoretz on Twitter:  https://twitter.com/KaitlynUgoretz

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