AuthorCast #36—This Month in Mormon Studies, November 2016 December 20 2016
Join co-hosts Brian Whitney (Greg Kofford Books) and Brandt Malone (Mormon News Report) in this lively look at the latest happenings in the field of Mormon studies, including news, blogs, new book releases, and events from the month of November!
Special guest: Stephanie Lauritzen from Signature Books.
In the News
Maxwell Institute Visiting Fellows
D. Todd Christofferson invocation on Senate floor
Retirement of "To Young Men Only" pamphlet
Revelations in Context Sunday School supplement
Gospel Topics Essays added to Sunday School lesson manual
On the Blogs
Ben Park, "2016 in Retrospect"
Christian Anderson, "Heavenly Parents at Conference"
Jessica Finnegan, Kari Waters, and Nancy Ross, "What are Mormon feminists trying to do?"
Nancy Ross review of One Hundred Birds Taught Me to Fly
Fair Mormon interviews:
Braving Isaiah with Joseph M. Spencer
Translating with Seer Stones with Michael Hubbard McKay
The Book of Mormon: A Closer Look with Brant Gardner
Emma Smith "An Elect Lady" with Matthew J. Grow
Steve Evans Book Review Roundup
Ashley Mae Hoiland "For many years my voice shook"
Johnathan Stapley, "Tools for teachers 2017"
Recent Book Releases
Donald Faber, James Jesse Strang: The Rise and Fall of Michigan's Mormon King (University of Michigan Press)
Scott Hales, The Garden of Enid: Adventures of a Weird Mormon Girl, Part One (Greg Kofford Books)
Richard S. Van Wagoner, Natural Born Seer: Joseph Smith, American Prophet: 1805–1830 (Smith-Pettit Foundation)
Recent and Upcoming Events
"Intellectual Life of Mormonism" final panel at University of Utah
Call for Papers
2017 Mormon Scholars in the Humanities