Breann Fallon

Dr Breann Fallon joined the Religious Studies Project in 2015, and is currently managing co-editor of the RSP. She lectures at the Sydney Jewish Museum full-time in numerous areas including religion, genocide, the Holocaust, and Human Rights. Prior to joining the Museum, Breann taught in the Studies in Religion department at the University of Sydney.  Her research interests lie in the area of religion and violence, particularly in relation to genocide. She has published on sundry topics including religious violence, genocidal sexual violence, religious film, religious art, and civil religion. Breann has appeared on 2SER radio as well as ABC Radio National programs 'Religion and Ethics,' 'God Forbid' and 'Earshot.'

email: bfallon@sjm.com.au | twitter: @bre_fallon

Contributions by Breann Fallon

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Sacred Trees: Belief, Mythology, and Practice

In this episode, RSP co-editor Breann Fallon talks to Professor Carole Cusack about trees in religious mythology, belief, and practice.

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Thanks for Listening! Celebrating 10 Years of the RSP

10 years in the making! Celebrate our decade of scholarship with this special episode, "Thanks for listening!"

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Roots as Scripture and Scripture as Roots

Since its release in 1976, Alex Haley's "Roots" has been a source of inspiration for generations of Americans. For Assistant Professor Richard Newton, Haley's novel reveals the way that scriptures play critical roles in rooting, uprooting, and routing our lives. Listen now to this fascinating discussion with Dr. Newton about his new book "Identifying Roots: Alex Haley and the Anthropology of Scriptures" with RSP Co-Host Breann Fallon.

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The Fetish Revisited: Objects, Hierarchies, and BDSM

In this episode, Breann Fallon talks to Professor J. Lorand Matory about his book "The Fetish Revisited" and his more recent work on white American BDSM as an Afro-Atlantic spiritual practice.

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Developing a Critical Study of Non-Religion

Can discourse analysis help scholars avoid the pitfalls of studying non-religion? In his new book, RSP Co-Founder Christopher R. Cotter argues it can. Speaking with co-host Breann Fallon, this interview highlights the challenges of studying non-religion while celebrating the promise of new methodologies.

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