Eleanor Craig

Eleanor Craig

Administrative and Program Director
Eleanor Craig

ELEANOR CRAIG holds a doctoral degree in Religion and Society from Harvard Divinity School, with a secondary field completed under Harvard's Committee on Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality. In addition to teaching the theories and methods class "Power, Knowledge, Identity," Eleanor directs EMR's programs, advises secondary field students, and supervises the activities of the working groups.

Dr. Craig is working on a book project entitled Fated Falls: Racial Religious Imaginaries in the Study of Trauma and is part of the inaugural cohort of Emerging Scholars in Political Theology.

Eleanor gives seminars on critical pedagogies and classroom power dynamics with the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning. Outside of Harvard, Eleanor is a core member of Boston's Asian American Resource Workshop and a political education trainer with the Sticky Rice Project.

Current Teaching - EMR 133/WGS 1204: Power, Knowledge, Identity: Critical Approaches to Race and Ethnicity 


Contributing co-editor with An Yountae of Beyond Man: Race, Coloniality, and Philosophy of Religion (Duke University Press, forthcoming). Introduction, with An Yountae: "Challenging Modernity/Coloniality in Philosophy of Religion." Chapter: "We Have Never Been Human/e: The Laws of Burgos and the Philosophy of Coloniality in the Americas."

Contributing co-editor with Amy Hollywood, Niklaus Largier, and Kris Trujillo of "Practices of Devotion" special issue in Representations 153 (Winter 2021). Introduction, with Amy Hollywood and Kris Trujillo: "The Poetics of Prayer and Devotion to Literature." Article: "The Ambiguity of Devotion: Complicity and Resistance in Theresa Hak Kyung Cha's DICTEE."

Online Symposia

With An Yountae, "Decoloniality and Philosophy of Religion" for Decolonizing Continental Philosophy of Religion series, Contending Modernities: https://contendingmodernities.nd.edu/decoloniality/decoloniality-philoso...

"Rethinking Genealogy, Rethinking Race," for Genealogy in the Present symposium, Political Theology Network: https://politicaltheology.com/rethinking-genealogy-rethinking-race/


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