Liz Bucar

Public Scholarship on Religion: An Evening with Liz Bucar


March 29, 2022 | 5pm  | Swift Lecture Hall (3rd floor) | Livestream 

Join us for an evening with Liz Bucar in conversation with Brie Loskota, Executive Director of the Martin Marty Center for the Public Understanding of Religion. 

This event will be livestreamed and recorded for future viewing as well as being presented in person. 

Liz Bucar (Divinity AM'01, PhD'06)  is Professor of Religion, Dean’s Leadership Fellow, and Director of Sacred Writes at Northeastern University. An expert in comparative religious ethics, Bucar is a sought-after lecturer on topics ranging from gender reassignment surgery to the global politics of modest clothing. She is the author of four books and two edited collections, including the award-winning trade book, Pious Fashion: How Muslim Women Dress (Harvard, 2017) and Stealing My Religion: Not Just Any Cultural Appropriation (Harvard, summer 2022). Bucar’s public scholarship includes bylines in The Atlantic, The Los Angeles Times, and Teen Vogue, as well as several radio and podcast interviews. She has a PhD in religious ethics from the University of Chicago’s Divinity School.

This program is sponsored by The Martin Marty Center for the Public Understanding of Religion, the John C. and Jane Colman Program in the Craft of Teaching, Leadership, and Service, the Undergraduate Program in Religious Studies, and The Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality.