I'm so happy to share that the Journal of Hate Studies' special issue on Hate and Heritage is out now! I was privileged to serve as the guest editor for this issue, the 13th volume of the journal, which is supported by Gonzaga University's Institute for Hate Studies. JHS is a rare peer-reviewed open-access journal that is supported through donation... Continue Reading →
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q90eBYHMZg0 "Faith on the Picket Line: Westboro Baptist Church's Hateful Use of the First Amendment," a talk I shared with Texas A & M University, is available on YouTube. Thanks to Dr. Andrew Sanders for making this visit possible and so very enjoyable!
Proposals are due July 1st for the University of Kentucky's Gender & Women's Studies Conference, to be held in Louisville in September. UK's GWS faculty (Cristina Alcalde, Srmati Basu, Susan Bordo, Joan Callahan, Patricia Cooper, Chamara Jewel Kwakye, Carol Mason, Ellen Riggle, Melissa Stein, Karen Tice, and Charlie Yi Zhang) is outstanding, and I'm sure... Continue Reading →
I don't usually share sermons here, but I wanted to share this on the occasion on the one-year anniversary of the Pulse shooting for my friends who might find it useful. I delivered it at Stahl Mennonite Church in Johnstown, Pennsylvania the Sunday after the deadliest mass shooting in US history, a hate crime both... Continue Reading →
Events in June: 01 June: Alberta Hate Crimes Committee: Public Presentation and Dialogue, Discussion, Edmonton, Canada. 02 June: No More Summit 2017, Conference, Vancouver, WA, USA. 09 June: Call for papers: Interdisciplinary conference on hate speech: Definitions, interpretations and practices, Conference, Nicosia, Cyprus. 10 June: Combating Anti-Muslim Oppression: Part 2, Workshop, St. Louis, MO, USA.... Continue Reading →
This week marks the one-year anniversary of the release of God Hates: Westboro Baptist Church, American Nationalism, and the Religious Right--a good reminder of the many people who have supported my work for many, many years. If you haven't read God Hates, Amazon is selling the hardcover for just $18.15 right now. (Thank you, KU Press, for keeping... Continue Reading →