Dr Dawn Llewellyn is Senior Lecturer in Christian Studies and Deputy Director, Institute of Gender Studies at the University of Chester, UK. Her research focuses on gender and contemporary Christianity and spiritualities. While grounded in qualitative approaches in the study of religion, she also draws on feminist theologies and hermeneutics; sociology of religion; and feminist theory. Her current project examines the interactions between Christian women’s identities, motherhood and voluntary childlessness, and she recently published a monograph entitled Reading, Feminism, and Spirituality: Troubling the Waves with Palgrave Macmillan in 2015.
Selected Other Publications
The idea for this roundtable was that it would follow on directly from this week's interview on religion and literature, but expand the discussion to cover a variety of points relating to narrative, autobiography and (auto)ethnography in the study of religion. Featuring Dr Wendy Dossett, Prof. Elaine Graham, Dr Dawn Llewellyn, Ethan Quillen, and Dr Alana Vincent.
'Religion' and 'Feminism' are two concepts that have a complex relationship in the popular imaginary. But what do academics mean by these two concepts? And how can we study their interrelationship? What can we say about 'religion and feminism', about the academic study of 'religion and feminism', ...
As has now become traditional (how many times must something be repeated to become ‘tradition’? And does this make it ‘religious’?), we are delighted to end 2017 on a more light-hearted note and present our ‘Christmas’ special gameshow,
Vivian Asimos and Theodora Wildcroft took the opportunity to ask the delegates of BASR 2019 what inspired them about the conference theme, their opinion about major trends in the discipline, and how they were personally feeling about REF 2021.