Dr. Anna Sun, HDS Berggruen Fellow and Associate Professor of Sociology and Asian Studies at Kenyon College gives a lecture based on her research project for the year, “The Logic of Prayer in Contemporary China.”
Anna Sun, Associate Professor of Sociology and Asian Studies at Kenyon College, is Harvard Divinity School’s second Berggruen Fellow. Her research focuses on the revival of Confucianism as a religion in contemporary China. She also works on larger conceptual and methodological issues in the study of Chinese religions, as well as the relationship between religion and politics. Read more about Resurfacing Religion in Contemporary China
"I started studying religion more fully and more broadly when I went to college. I realized that as a Muslim woman, my voice and my experience was being used to perpetuate a discourse that didn’t include me on either side."—Alizeh Ahmad, MTS ’18
The idea that Muslim women are more oppressed than women of other religions is a common belief in the U.S. today, but this wasn't the case 20 years ago. World Policy On Air speaks with Professor Leila Ahmed.