Religion and the U.S. Presidential Election
Please join us for a roundtable with UBC scholars discussing Religion and the 2020 Presidential Election in the United States, followed by a moderated Q&A. This event may be recorded and posted publicly.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
3:00 – 4:30 pm Pacific Time
Co-sponsored by the UBC Public Humanities Hub, Program in the Study of Religion, and Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions at the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs
Introduction to Panel (5 min.)
- Moderator: Paul Quirk, Political Science
- Leslie Paris, History: “Young Adult Voters, Religion, and the Culture Wars” (10 min.)
- Richard Menkis, History: “Antisemitism in the Age of Trump” (10 min.)
- Sunera Thobani, Asian Studies: “Islamophobia: The Politics of Hate in the U.S. Elections” (10 min.)
- Tony Keddie, Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies: “Trumpvangelicals, the Bible, and Christian Nationalism” (10 min.)
- Sabina Magliocco, Anthropology, Director of Program in the Study of Religion: “Magic and Politics in the 2020 Election” (10 min.)
Moderated Q&A (approx. 20-30 min.)
This event is being broadcast from the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.