Response 1: Deborah Whitehead

Associate Professor of Religious Studies, University of Colorado-Boulder
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Dr. Whitehead speaks from her expertise in religion and popular culture, gender and sexuality on how seminar participants research on religious identity within media contexts speaks to current discussion on how religious identity is negotiated in our increasingly mediated culture.

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Response 2: Pauline Hope Cheong

Associate Professor of Communication, Arizona State University
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As an expert in the complex interactions between communication technologies and different cultural communities around the world, Dr. Cheong provides insights into how seminar's members work on religious authority and the media contributes to current dialogues on authority within studies of Media, Religion & Culture.