Diana L. Hayes, Ph.D.

Biography: Diana Lynn Hayes is Emerita Professor of Systematic Theology at Georgetown University. She holds the Juris Doctor (law), Doctor of Philosophy (Religious Studies), and Doctor of Sacred Theology degrees as well as 3 Honorary doctorates. Dr. Hayes has published over 75 articles and is the author/editor of 9 books, most recently No Crystal Stair: … Continue reading Diana L. Hayes, Ph.D.

November – Events, Resources, Opportunities and Methodology

Here are some ongoing items M2M would like to share with you. Methodology - Methodology is an important part of our scholarship and it also is important in the way we contribute to religious leadership. What is the moral compass? Who presents a history and canon of faith and of scholarship for us? We will … Continue reading November – Events, Resources, Opportunities and Methodology

Black Women’s History Series

University of North Carolina Press. https://hammerandhope.org/?s=03 Many womanist scholars seek to re-center the lives of African descended women in their work. This makes knowing the history very important. Please read this exciting post which invites you to consider working with the UNC Press (one of many outstanding university press publishers). This is an exciting opportunity … Continue reading Black Women’s History Series

Methodology: Toni Morrison’s “White Gaze”

https://youtu.be/oP_-m7V58_I Perhaps one of the best ways to understand the perniciousness and also the deadly power of the "White Gaze" is when we see it internalized. In The Bluest Eye, the point of the story was that there was a Black girl who saw herself as lacking beauty without a symbol of inherited Whiteness: blue eyes. So … Continue reading Methodology: Toni Morrison’s “White Gaze”

Black Women and the Glass Cliff: ‘I Was Supposed to Bring Some Kind of Black Girl Magic’

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/black-women-glass-cliff-supposed-130000665.html?guccounter=1 L'Oreal Thompson Payton Sun, November 6, 2022 at 1:00 PM·9 min readIllustration by Carmen Deñó In 2009, Minda Harts was promoted into a senior-level role in fundraising at a university. It felt like a big accomplishment, and she was eager to leave her mark. Only Harts wasn’t aware how much work she’d need to do to … Continue reading Black Women and the Glass Cliff: ‘I Was Supposed to Bring Some Kind of Black Girl Magic’

Mellon Scholars Program in African American History

Please see the Mellon Scholars Program in African American History provides many funding opportunities below including for postdoctoral candidates, short-term fellowships, dissertation writing and more. Because many of us do contextual work, it is important to be aware of these types of resources. There are two programs, the first has a Jan 15, 2023 deadline. … Continue reading Mellon Scholars Program in African American History

Funding Call for Visiting Fellows – Due Dec 7, 2022

Funding call – Visiting Fellowships 2023                 The British Academy has revised the deadline for applications for the Visiting Fellowships 2023.      The deadline for applications is now 17:00 (GMT) on Wednesday 7 December 2022.         Purpose of the schemeVisiting Fellowships illustrate the British Academy’s profound and on-going commitment to international engagement. The aim of this programme is to ensure that the … Continue reading Funding Call for Visiting Fellows – Due Dec 7, 2022