Judith Weisenfeld joined the Princeton faculty in 2007. Her field is American religious history, with emphasis on 20th century African American religious history; religion, race, and gender; and religion in American film and popular culture. She is the author of New World A-Coming: Black Religion and Racial Identity during the Great Migration (NYU, 2017), Hollywood Be Thy Name: African American Religion in American Film, 1929-1949 (California, 2007), and African American Women and Christian Activism: New York’s Black YWCA, 1905-1945 (Harvard, 1997). She is also a co-editor of the journal Religion and American Culture. Her current research examines the intersections of psychiatry, race, and African American religion in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
In addition to her appointment in Religion, she is affiliated with the Department of African American Studies and the Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies. She serves on the Executive Committees of the Program in American Studies and the Center for the Study of Religion. Professor Weisenfeld will be on leave the 2018-2019 academic year.
Courses – Fall 2019
Studies in the Religions of the Americas
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1:30 pm-4:20 T
Religion in the Americas Workshop */aud
3:00 pm-4:20 Th
Courses – Spring 2018
REL 505 */AUD
Studies in the Religions of the Americas – Twentieth-Century American Religious History
9:00 am – 11:50 am T
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Women and American Religion
1:30 pm – 4:20 pm W
Department Area Requirement: Religion in the Americas