Gender - K. Merinda Simmons

K. Merinda Simmons [+-]
University of Alabama
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K. Merinda Simmons is Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Graduate Director of the Religion in Culture MA Program at the University of Alabama. Her books include Changing the Subject: Writing Women across the African Diaspora (Ohio State UP, 2014), The Trouble with Post-Blackness (co-edited with Houston A. Baker, Jr., Columbia UP, 2015), and Race and New Modernisms (co-authored with James A. Crank, Bloomsbury, 2019). She is editor of the book series Concepts in the Study of Religion: Critical Primers (Equinox).
Craig Martin [+-]
St. Thomas Aquinas College
Craig Martin, Ph.D., is Professor of Religious Studies at St. Thomas Aquinas College. He writes on discourse analysis and ideology critique; his most recent books include Capitalizing Religion: Ideology and the Opiate of the Bourgeoisie (Bloomsbury, 2014) and A Critical Introduction to the Study of Religion, 2nd Edition (Routledge, 2017).


Our conclusion will be something of a visionary look ahead or manifesto for the future of scholarly discourse on gender and religion. Offering some examples of work that we have found most intellectually satisfying in our own classrooms, we will look at the state of the fields and offer new directions for thinking through “gender” and “religion” as co-constitutive categories.

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Simmons, K. Merinda; Martin, Craig. Conclusion. Gender. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. Oct 2024. ISBN 9781781795446. Date accessed: 22 Jan 2022 doi: 10.1558/equinox.31087. Oct 2024

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