Dr McPhillips' seminar: Religion on Trial: State Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Religious Organisations

Sociology and Anthropology seminar

Start Date Thursday, 5 June 2014, 04:00 pm
End Date Thursday, 5 June 2014, 05:00 pm
Description

The Sociology and Anthropology Seminar Series, hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Science, is designed to showcase the exciting social science research being conducted by staff and PhD students across the University of Newcastle. 

It also regularly brings high profile social scientists from other institutions to Newcastle to present their latest work.


Dr Kathleen McPhillips seminar

Dr Kathleen McPhillips is a researcher in the School of Humanities and Social Science at University of Newcastle. Her research covers the fields of religion, gender and social theory. In particular, her focus is on constructions of gender and feminine subjectivity in accounts of religiosity and social theory, including feminine constructions of the sacred, queer theory/theology, and women's experience of religion.

Dr McPhillips' seminar topic is: Religion on Trial: State Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Religious Organisations

Talks are followed by lively discussion and afternoon tea, and all members of the University and the community are welcome.


Location Room W301a, Behavioural Sciences Building, Callaghan Campus, University of Newcastle
Contact Caragh.Brosnan@newcastle.edu.au
RSVP Thursday. 5 June 2014