Leading creatively at the intersection of Scholarship, Spirituality & the Arts

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2021

 

June 4 

"When the Metaphor Sings: Engaging Sonic Metaphors in Theology"

Religion & Spirituality in Society International Conference

University of Cordoba, Spain

April 27, May 6 & 13, 7pm

"The Spirituality of World Religions Part 1: Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism"

St. Barnabas in the Desert Episcopal Church, Scottdale, AZ

Zoom

January 17th to February 14th, Sundays, 9 to 10am

"Epiphany and Joy in the World - Expanding our Life with God in 2021"

St. Barnabas in the Desert Episcopal Church, Scottdale, AZ

Zoom

2020

 

December 2 11am-1pm ET

"Publishing New Books on Gender and Religion" - Panel Presentation 

American Academy of Religion Annual Conference 

Zoom, virtual conference to replace Boston MA

November 11, 7pm

"The Bible and Art: Images of God"

Fran Park Center, Project Bible Series

Pinnacle Peak Presbyterian Church, Scottsdale, AZ

Zoom

October 29, 7pm

Facebook Live Concert

Arizona State University, BEAMS Series

Facebook Live, YouTube

           

October 22

1000 Women in Religion: Wiki-editathon

Zoom, Parliament of World Religions, Chicago, IL

September 1

"Spiritual Leadership" Lecture

CIIS Women and World Religions class

Zoom, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA

June 24

"Exploring Your Leadership Style" Guest lecture

Phillips Seminary Ministerial Leadership DMin class

Zoom, Phillips Seminary, Tulsa, OK

May 13

"Exploring Your Leadership Style" Guest lecture

Brite Seminary Ministerial Leadership DMin class

Zoom, Brite Seminary, Fort Worth, TX

April

"WATER Tea Zoom Music Performance" Lecture and performance

Zoom, WATER, Silver Springs, MD

March 18

"Dignity of Women in World Wisdom" 90-minute webinar

Parliament of World Religions webinar for Women's History Month

2019

November 24

"Art and Theology - Miriam and Mary" 

American Academy of Religion Annual Conference, San Diego, CA

November 19

"Issues in Pedagogy for Teaching Religious Studies Today"

Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

October 25

"A Concert of Gratitude" Elizabeth Ursic with Jesse Kalu

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Sedona AZ

 

October 18 to 20

Musician for World Community for Christian Meditators

National Conference, Scottsdale, AZ

March 12

"Women, Ritual and Power: Dr. Elizabeth Ursic in Conversation with Dr. Mara Keller"

California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA

 

February 5

"Hildegard of Bingen: Artist, Theologian, and Mystic"

St. Bridget Church, Mesa, AZ

 

2018

 

November 17

"Response-Ability of Scholars Researching Women and Religion in the Public Sphere"

American Academy of Religion Annual Conference, Denver, CO

 

November 3

Parliament of World Religions Women's Assembly

Toronto Convention Center, Toronto, Canada

 

March 16

UN CSW63 Interfaith Service of Remembrance and Gratitude

Tillman Chapel, Church Center, New York, NY

 

March 15

"Made in God's Image: Female Imagery of God in Christian Worship"

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY

2017

 

June 23

"And Let Your Light Shine: Imagination and Theology"

University of Winchester, England 2017

 

June 10

“How and Why American Artists Create New Art Forms”

Beijing 798 Art District, China, 2017

 

April 24

Book Talk: Women, Ritual, and Power

Meaningful Voices Webinar Book Club, FaithTrust Institute 2017

2016

October 18

“Rights Require Rites: Women, Ritual, and Power”

Parliament of World Religions, Salt Lake City, UT

June 7

"Living in Wisdom's Embrace"

Daughters of Wisdom Provincial House, Islip, NY

 

April 1

"Activism Within the Academy: The AAR/SBL Women's Caucuses"

American Academy of Religion Western Regional Conference

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

 

March 5

"A Call to Holy Newness" Theresean Morning of Reflection

St. Patrick's Church, Scottsdale, AZ

2015

 

December 20

Quintessence:  Chants and Songs of the Season

Winter's Light Annual Storytelling Event, Community Christian Church, Tempe, AZ

           

November 19

"Making Things Rite: The Importance of Ritual in Feminist Liberation Theologies"

Panel Presentation: Feminist Liberation Theologies Network

American Academy of Religion Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA

November 5

"Teaching about Women and Islam in a Women and World Religions Survey Class" Community College Humanities Association Annual Conference, Phoenix, AZ

 

October 24

"Jung and the Spiritual Quest"

The Jung Institute, Franciscan Renewal Center, Scottsdale, AZ

 

October 15 to 18

"Rights Require Rites: Female Imagery of God in Christian Worship" Workshop

"Building an Interfaith Coalition" Panel Presentation

Parliament of World Religions, Salt Lake City, UT                              

 

October 3

"Cornerstone: 20 Years and Growing"

Day of Reflection and Celebration of the Cornerstone Contemplative Center

Franciscan Renewal Center, Scottsdale, AZ

 

August 12

Soloist for Midday Prayer

Rosslyn Chapel, Edinburgh, Scotland

August 9

Church Alive Book Event: Women, Ritual, and Power: Placing Female Imagery of God in Christian Worship 

Honoring Anne Hepburn and the book chapter on the Church of Scotland

St. Andrew's and St. George's West, Edinburgh, Scotland

 

August 7

"The Mixology of 'Miss' placed Theology" Unofficial Edinburgh Fringe Festival Community Performance of the 1980s "Motherhood of God Controversy"

Letters to the Editors published in the Glasgow Herald and The Scotsman

 John McIntyre Center, University of Edinburgh        

 

August 5

“Gender Theory, Practice, and Power: A View from Ritual Studies”

Symposium: Can or Should We Still Use the ‘F’ Word?

University of Chester, Chester, England

 

July 9

"In What Ways is Lady Wisdom in the Bible an Expression of Changing Woman in Navajo Tradition?" Navajo Lutheran Mission, Rock Point, AZ

March 7

"Dignity of Women" Presentation for Theresean Morning of Reflection

Solidarity Against Trafficking of Women and Girls, St. Patrick's Church

 

February 22

"The Life and Lessons of Desert Father Antony of Egypt"

A Cornerstone Contemplative Retreat, Franciscan Renewal Center, Scottsdale, AZ

 

2014 

 

December 21

Quintessence: Chants and Songs of the Season

Winter's Light Annual Storytelling Event, Community Christian Church, Tempe, AZ

 

November 23

Taking Root: Publishing New Books on Gender and Religion

Panel Presentation, American Academy of Religion Annual Conference, San Diego, CA

 

November 14

"Holy Listening: Noticing God in Everyday Life" Twilight Retreat 

"Five ways of noticing the divine in our daily lives" Lecture

Franciscan Renewal Center, Scottsdale, AZ​ 

 

November 14

Author Reception and Book Signing

National Women's Studies Association Annual Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico