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Grade 6-14 Teacher Workshop: “Biblical Women Across Abrahamic Religions”

Ruth Tsoffar, Juan Cole, Deirdre de la Cruz, Jamie Lee Andreson, Darin Stockdill

In this virtual workshop, educators will learn about key biblical women in Abrahamic religions across regions of the world, with special emphasis on the figure of Mary, from scholars distinguished in their respective fields.

To gain a full understanding of this subject, attendance throughout the workshop is encouraged, but not required. Michigan educators are eligible for SCECH credits.


9:00-10:00 am: Women in the Hebrew Bible

10:00 - 11:00 am: Mary in Islam (across regions)

11:15 am - 12:15 pm: Catholic Mary in Southeast Asia

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Mary in Latin America

2:00-3:00 pm: How to Teach this New Content

“Biblical Women Across Abrahamic Religions” is funded in part by four Title VI National Resource Center grants from the US Department of Education.

For additional info and speaker bios.

Co-sponsors: Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Center for South Asian Studies, Center for Middle Eastern & North African Studies, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, International Institute, the Center for Education Design, Evaluation, & Research, at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.