Jeanine Viau

Jeanine Viau, Ph.D.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Theology, Ethics from Loyola University Chicago (2014)
  • M.A. in Biblical Languages and Literature from Loyola University Chicago (2007)
  • B.A. in English, Minor: Religious Studies from University of North Florida (2004)

Research Interests

Catholicism in America, Christian social ethics, feminist theology, queer studies in religion, ethnographic methods in the study of religion, religion and fashion 

Selected Publications

Edited Collections

  • Forthcoming Otto von Busch and Jeanine Viau, eds., Silhouettes of the Soul: Meditations on Fashion, Religion, and Subjectivity (Bloomsbury Academic, forthcoming February 2022)

Articles/Essays

  • “‘Everybody Being Themselves Real Hard’ – A Serious Conversation about Theology and Fashion with Linn Tonstad,” The Revealer, Center for Religion and Media at New York University, September 3, 2020, https://therevealer.org/everybody-being-themselves-real-hard-a-serious-conversation-about-theology-and-fashion-with-linn-tonstad/.
  • “Reparative Tendencies and ‘A Warm Heart for the Cold,’” Syndicate, A Special Symposium: Ferguson and Theology, August 27, 2014.

  • “Listening and Speaking as Two Sides of the Same Coin: Negotiating Dualisms in Intercultural Feminist Collaboration,” with Eunice Kamaara and Elisabeth Vasko, Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion 28.2 (2012), 49-67.

  • “Listening to Experience, Looking Towards Flourishing: Ethnography as a Global Feminist Theo/ethical Practice,” with Edith Chamwama, Eunice Kamaara, Sussy Gumo Kurgat, Damaris Parsitau, Emily Reimer-Barry, Elisabeth Vasko, and Jeanine Viau, Practical Matters, May 2010.

Book Sections/Chapters

  • “Calling Out in the Wilderness: Queer Youth and American Catholicism,” in More than a Monologue: Sexual Diversity and the Catholic Church, Volume I: Voices of Our Times, edited by Christine Firer Hinze and J. Patrick Hornbeck II (New York: Fordham University Press, 2014), 124-137.

Book Reviews

  • Lynn S. Neal. Religion in Vogue: Christianity and Fashion in America. Elizabeth Bucar. Pious Fashion: How Muslim Women Dress. Journal of the American Academy of Religion 89 (1): 372-376, https://doi.org/10.1093/jaarel/lfab021. Book review, National.
  • Carol P. Christ and Judith Plaskow. Goddess and God in the World: Conversations in Embodied Theology. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2016. 364 pp. Philosophy, Theology and the Sciences 6 (1):101. Book review, International.
  • “Toward a ‘Radical Reordering of Esteemed Values,’” Syndicate, Symposium in response to Elisabeth Vasko’s Beyond Apathy: A Theology for Bystanders, October 23, 2017.
  • Peter Nynäs & Andrew Kam-Tuck Yip, Religion, Gender and Sexuality in Everyday Life (Farnham & Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2012) in Journal of Contemporary Religion 29.3 (2014), 571-572.    

Conference Papers/Presentations

  • “Post*feminist and/or F-ing Queer: ‘A Permanent Exercise of Serious Doubting’” accepted for presentation at the Annual Conference of the American Academy of Religion, San Diego, CA, November 24, 2014.

  • Panelist, “Ethnography, Ethics, and Graduate Studies,” Fieldwork and Christian Ethics interest group, the Annual Meeting of the Society of Christian Ethics, Seattle, WA, January 11, 2014.

  • “Calling Out in the Wilderness: Is 'Nones' an Appropriate Designation?” Annual Conference of the American Academy of Religion, Baltimore, MD, November 26, 2013.    
  • de rigueur: A Preliminary Study of Terms,” Ethics and Sexualities working group, the Annual Meeting of the Society of Christian Ethics, Chicago, IL, January 4, 2013.

  • “Does It Get Better? Considering the ‘Capacity to Persevere in a [Queer and] Livable Life,’” Annual Conference of the American Academy of Religion, Chicago, IL, November 20, 2012.

  • “Breaking the Silence, Living Resurrection: A Study of LGBTQ Youth Activists at Two Urban Catholic Universities,” the Annual Meeting of the Society of Christian Ethics, Washington, DC, January 7, 2012.    
  • “‘With Her Hands on the Threshold’: Examining Judges 19-21, Sexual Violence, and Magisterial Culpability,” Annual Conference of the American Academy of Religion, San Francisco, CA, November 19, 2011.    

Courses

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
10922 HUM2020 Encountering the Humanities Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) Tu 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM Unavailable
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10841 PHI3033 Philosophy Religion & Envt Web-Based (W) Unavailable
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10294 REL2300 World Religions Web-Based (W) Unavailable
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81262 HUM2020 Encountering the Humanities Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) Tu 03:00 PM - 04:15 PM Unavailable
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92318 HUM2020 Encountering the Humanities Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) Th 03:00 PM - 04:15 PM Unavailable
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81281 PHI3033 Philosophy Religion & Envt Web-Based (W) Unavailable
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81324 REL3403 Christianity Web-Based (W) Unavailable
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50551 REL2300 World Religions Web-Based (W) B Unavailable
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11222 HUM2020 Encountering the Humanities Web-Based (W) Available
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20702 HUM2020 Encountering the Humanities Web-Based (W) Available
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11109 PHI3033 Philosophy Religion & Envt Web-Based (W) Available
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19540 WST4349 Ecofeminism Web-Based (W) Available
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Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
81645 HUM2020 Encountering the Humanities Web-Based (W) Available
No Description Available
80482 HUM2210 Humanistic Tradition Ⅰ Web-Based (W) Available
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81664 PHI3033 Philosophy Religion & Envt Web-Based (W) Available
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81707 REL3403 Christianity Web-Based (W) Available
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51076 REL2300 World Religions Web-Based (W) A Unavailable
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Updated: Jul 29, 2021