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Check back here for updates on conferences and events related to Fletcher Studies, Wesleyan and Methodist Studies, and other relevant subjects. If you would like to have your event or conference advertised here, please send an email to the site director stating the title of the conference, conference dates, and other relevant details (fliers or calls for papers may be attached to emails as pdf or MS Word files).


10-12 February 2011 'The Bible Tells Me So' - Wesley Center Conference, Northwest Nazarene University
Nampa, Idaho

This conference will not only include 40 speakers addressing the theme of the Bible in the Wesleyan and Methodist Traditions, but will include an online simulcast for those unable to attend. From the NNU/Wesley Center Website: 'Conference sessions will be simulcast online and made available at no charge. Check NNU's mainpage (www.nnu.edu) on or just before the first day of the conference for a link to the simulcast.'

27 June 2011 'Art and Religion' - Ecclesiastical History Colloquium, Oxford Centre for Methodism and Church History Westminster Institute of Education, Oxford, England

You are cordially invited to the annual Ecclesiastical History Colloquium of the Oxford Centre for Methodism and Church History at Westminster Institute of Education, Oxford Brookes University. The programme will run from 3:00pm, concluding with a buffet dinner from  6:30-8:00pm. The programme emphasis will be 'Art and Religion', featuring  presentations by Dr Peter Forsaith, Dr Albrecht Geck, and Dr Nigel Aston. A flier may be downloaded by clicking here.

19-22 November 2011 American Academy of Religion Annual Conference
San Francisco, California


(TBD) May 2012 First Annual Meeting of the Fletcher HIstorical and Theological Society

17-20 November 2012 American Academy of Religion Annual Conference
Chicago, Illinois


23-26 November 2013 American Academy of Religion Annual Conference
Baltimore, Maryland


Check Back Regularly for Updates


Summer 2015 Church, Methodism and Community: A Conference Comemorating the Bicentennial of the Death of Mary Bosanquet Fletcher (1739-1815)
Manchester, England

The date of the conference is to be determined, but will be sometime during the summer of 2015, Manchester, England. The conference run four days and will have excursions to Cross Hall, near Leeds, Yorkshire (where Mary Bosanquet re-established herself and a community of women after her departure from Leytonstone, Essex with her companions Sarah Ryan, Sarah Crosby, and her friend Richard Taylor in June, 1768). A special exhibition concerning Mary Bosanquet Fletcher and her family is planned to be held at the John Rylands University Library of Manchester. Depending upon interest, additional excursions may be planned to Madeley, Shropshire, where Mrs. Fletcher spent the last thirty years of her life ministering to that parish.  Papers presented at the conference will be published in a conference volume. Those interested in receiving updates regarding this conference should send an email to us at  MBFConf2015@thefletcherpage.org. A call for papers may be downloaded by clicking here.

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