Taline Cox is a program assistant for the SSRC program on Religion and the Public Sphere. She graduated from Bryn Mawr College with a B.A. in History with a focus on American Cold War studies and spent several months post-graduation working with UNESCO in Dakar, Senegal before coming to work at the Council.
Posts by Taline Cox:
Last week at The New Republic, Carlos Eire reviewed the Pope’s recent visit to Cuba.Read the rest of Pope Benedict XVI’s trip to Cuba.
Lila Abu-Lughod and Anumpama Rao—editors of Women’s Rights, Muslim Family Law, and the Politics of Consent, a special issue of SocialDifference-Online—sat down for a conversation with the editors of Jadaliyya.Read the rest of Women’s Rights, Muslim Family Law, and the Politics of Consent.
On February 7, 2012, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that California’s 2008 Proposition 8- a referendum banning same-sex marriage- violated the U.S. Constitution’s guarantee of equal protection under the law and was therefore unconstitutional.Read the rest of Changing religious attitudes towards gay marriage.
The Religious Studies Project has disseminated a Call for Papers on behalf of Per Smith in the hope of creating a group within the American Academy of Religion yearly program that discusses topics such as irreligion, nonreligion, and secularism.Read the rest of CFP: Irreligion, Secularism and Social Change.