CIVIC THURSDAY MEETING - Bernard Schlager | 06-03-2021

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06/03/2021 12:30 PM 06/03/2021 01:30 PM America/Los_Angeles CIVIC THURSDAY MEETING - Bernard Schlager
Via Zoom and Facebook Live

Via Zoom and Facebook Live


Thursday, June 3rd, 2021 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Dr. Bernard Schlager, Associate Professor of Historical & Cultural Studies, Pacific School of Religion (PSR) and Executive Director, The Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies in Religion (CLGS) , received his PhD from Yale University in the history of medieval and Latin American Christianity. He has taught at the University of New Hampshire, Trinity College, Middlebury College, and Yale.

Professor Schlager was one of the original staff members of CLGS when it was founded in 2000. Since then he has held a number of positions at the Center, including program director and interim deputy director, before becoming executive director in 2009. In addition, he currently directs the development and advancement work of CLGS and directs PSR’s Certificate in Sexuality and Religion Program (CSR).

Dr. Schlager’s research interests include queer studies, the history of Christianity, LGBTQ pastoral care, and medieval social and religious history. He has published numerous articles on ancient church history, medieval hagiography, the history of sexuality, and the history of education. He recently co-authored a book with David Kundtz: Ministry Among God’s Queer Folk: LGBTQ Pastoral Care (Second Edition: Cascade Books, 2019).

Jun 3, 2021
12:30PM to 1:30PM