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
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.