Category Archives: Opportunities

RMIG members support each others’ projects

A big thank you from Joe Grimm to Joel Campbell, associate professor of journalism in the School of Communications at Brigham Young University and Michael Longinow of Biola University. Campbell wrote the foreword for “100 Questions and Answers About Latter-day Saints,” an upcoming guide in the Michigan State University School of Journalism’s Bias Busters series. […]

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Wanted: Allies/critics on beginning religion series

By Joe Grimm Put your knowledge and scholarship behind a print and digital religion guide. Since 2014, Michigan State University’s School of Journalism has been publishing guides to greater cultural competence. Our latest, out this spring, answers 100 questions about Chaldeans. Not widely dispersed or known in the United States, Chaldeans are Catholic Iraqis who […]

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Junior scholar call for May 6-10 workshop in Boulder

The research project “Religion and Public Scholarship in the Media Age,” announces a call for applications from Junior Scholars (early-career faculty, post-docs, or dissertation-level doctoral students) to participate in a four-day collaboration and mentoring workshop. It is called “Public Scholarship of Religion in an Age of Hypermediation” Participants will take part in a series of […]

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Michigan State religion guides win MC&S Service Learning Award

AEJMC’s Mass Communication and Society group has announced its Service Learning Award will go to help Michigan State University students reach out to religious and spiritual groups for which they will publish 100-question Bias Busters guides. The cultural competence series now has 17 guides in print and digital formats, and the MC&S award will help Michigan State […]

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Bias Busters needed: Be a critic/ally on a religion guide

By Joe Grimm Here is an opportunity to put your scholarship to work on a print and digital religion guide. Since 2014, Michigan State University’s School of Journalism has been publishing guides to greater cultural competence. Our latest, out this spring, answers 100 questions about Chaldeans. Not widely dispersed or known in the United States, […]

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New digital magazine platform to showcase religion reporting

By Paul Glader With fewer newspapers employing religion reporters and publishing religion reporting, how do journalists interested in religion land bylines and publish their work? ReligionUnplugged.com is a new, non-profit journalism platform designed to help develop a new ecosystem for religion reporting in the U.S. and the world. The site publishes at least one story […]

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An Opportunity for Your Students in NYC

By Paul Glader Are your students ready for a journalism experience in New York City with a religion and media studies component? Wall Street Journal veteran Paul Glader and former New York Daily News editor Clemente Lisi co-direct a program called the NYC Semester in Journalism (NYCJ) at The King’s College in lower Manhattan. Current […]

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Career and research opportunities

Faculty openings: Bucknell: visiting assistant professor, with emphasis on Hinduism and South Asia Cal State-Northridge: assistant professor of religious studies, with emphasis on Central America, the Catholic Church and politics, and liberation theology Claremont McKenna: visiting faculty in African-American religions Denison: visiting assistant professor in Asian religions Habib: faculty in the humanities core and comparative […]

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