Speaking


RECORDED TALKS:

“Diversity and Power in Global Christian Communities,” Center for Race and Gender, UC Berkeley, April 18, 2019


UPCOMING TALKS:

“Roundtable: Religious Pathways to/through Democracy,” Organization of American Historians annual meeting, Chicago, IL, April 16, 2021

“Protestant Hegemony in US Higher Education: Historical Battles over ‘Rights’ and ‘Freedoms,’” Critical Religious Studies in Higher Education Network, May 10, 2021

“Global Politics of Sexual Purity: American Evangelicals’ AIDS Activism,” American Academy of Religion annual meeting, San Antonio, TX, November 20-23, 2021


PAST TALKS:

“Promoting AIDS Work in the US and Abroad: Evangelical Theological and Secularized Discourses of Development,” American Academy of Religion annual meeting, Boston, MA, December 8, 2020

“Missionaries and Failed Missionaries: The Shifting Politics of American Evangelicals and Ex-vangelicals,” American Academy of Religion annual meeting, Boston, MA, December 2, 2020

“The Missionary Majority: American Evangelicals and Power in a Postcolonial World,” Obama Institute for Transnational American Studies, University of Mainz, Germany, November 26, 2020

“’Across the Street or around the World, the Mission’s Still the Same’: The Transnational History of the American Culture Wars,” Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History, Harvard University, October 23, 2020

“The Transnational Politics of Sex: AIDS, Activism, and American Evangelicals,” Newberry Library, Religion and Culture in the Americas Seminar, October 9, 2020

“Putting God into Public Schools around the World: An American Culture War’s Transnational History,” North American Religions Colloquium, Harvard University, September 8, 2020

“Missionary Positions: How American Evangelicals Learned to Love Global AIDS Relief,” Organization of American Historians annual meeting, Washington, D.C., April 2-4, 2020

“No More Missionaries: Decolonization and the Struggle over Saving the World,” Boston University, School of Theology, February 7, 2020

“Saving Former Soviets: US Missionary Work in the Post-Cold War Era,” American Historical Association annual meeting, Chicago, IL, January 3-6, 2019

“Missionary, Go Home: Diversity and Power in the Global Christian Community,” Harvard Divinity School “Ways of Knowing” conference, Harvard University, October 26-27, 2018

“Seizing the Moment: American Missionary Campaigns in Post-Cold War Russia,” Russian History Kruzhok, UC Berkeley, September 20, 2018

“Decolonizing Mission: Challenging the Power of American Missionaries across the Global South,” Historians without Borders Conference, University of California Davis, May 4-6, 2018

“Embracing Diversity: American Evangelicals and Power in a Postcolonial World,” American Academy of Religion Western Region annual meeting, Berkeley, CA, March 23-25, 2018

“The Missionary Majority: How American Evangelicals Engaged a Postcolonial World,” Louisville Institute for the Study of American Religion winter seminar, Louisville, KY, January 24-26, 2018

“White Feelings, Black Lives: US Missionaries and Racial Justice at Home and Abroad,” American Studies Association meeting, Denver, CO, November 17-20, 2016

“To the Ends of the Earth: The Politics of American Evangelical Missionaries,” American Studies Association annual meeting, Washington, D.C., November 21-24, 2013

“Democracy and the Great Commission: American Global Missions and Postwar Foreign Relations,” Harvard University “New Histories of Transnational Christianity” conference, Cambridge, MA, February 7, 2013