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Throughout the year we offer easy to access webinars that explore some of the most pressing topics in higher education and civic life – whether it be integrating interfaith cooperation and racial equity, issues of free speech on campus, promoting pluralism during divisive times, or new research into student development. Join us in conversation with leaders from higher education, religion, and other areas as we explore the important questions of living in a diverse democracy. Upcoming webinars are updated below along with our library of recorded past webinars. 

 

Upcoming Webinars

Teaching Interfaith Studies Online

Aug 11, 2020 11:00 AM CST

Eboo Patel and Laurie Patton will discuss teaching Interfaith Studies courses online. They will reflect on effective pedagogy, common challenges, and potential advantages of the virtual engagement of the field.

Racial Justice and Interfaith Cooperation in the Age of Black Lives Matter

Aug 27, 2020 12:00 PM CST

Racial Justice and Interfaith Cooperation in the Age of Black Lives Matter seeks to explore the intersection of Black and Womanist Theology, Black/African-American Religions and Interfaith Studies. This webinar explores the role of Black Religions and Theology in the movement for racial justice and equity in the 21st century.

Black Leaders & the Future of Higher Education

Sep 9, 2020 12:00 PM CST

U.S. Higher Education is among the nation's most important achievements. Colleges and universities not only nurture the next generation of educated people, but their leaders also serve an important role in American civic life. Join Eboo Patel in conversation with three Black Higher Education leaders to discuss their civic role and vision in this moment.

Recorded Webinar Library


View the below and access the wider library of past, recorded webinars covering interfaith cooperation on campus, higher education research, best practice sharing, and more.

Teaching Diversity Online - A Chronicle Webinar

Dr. Paul LeBlanc, President of Southern New Hampshire University & Suzanne Gibbs Howard, Founder of IDEO U speak to Goldie Blumenstyk at the Chronicle of Higher Education about teaching about diversity in virtual classrooms.

What Interfaith Leadership Looks Like Online

Amanda Quraishi, Joshua Stanton, Simran Jeet Singh share essential elements of online interfaith leadership including: using technology for religious literacy and careful use of digital meetings spaces for meaningful discussions.

Faculty Insights for Teaching Interfaith Online

Faculty members, Barbara McGraw, Dawn Moore, Younus Mirza, and Hans Gustafson discuss challenges, opportunities, and best practices for teaching interfaith topics virtually.

Interfaith Studies & Racial Equity: A Conversation

Laurie L. Patton, Eboo Patel, and Calvin Taylor present on how the intersection of interfaith engagement and racial equity can be explored in the classroom.

 

More Online Programs & Learning Opportunities


 

Online Communities

IFYC is offering four online learning communities for specific sets of universities: public universities, historically black colleges and universities, and Christ-centered colleges and universities. Each group will gather peers to share ideas, connect with IFYC staff, and discuss best practices for interfaith work in their common sector.

Interfaith Leadership Video Series

We partnered with Dominican University to build an eight-lesson curriculum exploring the fundamentals of Interfaith Leadership through generous funding from the Henry Luce Foundation. The world today requires interfaith leaders. This course offers a comprehensive and academically rigorous examination of the concept.

Browse Our Resource Library

Over the years we’ve published articles, training templates, podcasts, and more, drawing on insights and research from college and university campuses across the country.

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