2023 Conference Program

The full Program for our upcoming 2023 Regional Meeting is officially live!

Join us at Queen’s University (Kingston, ON) for a range of papers, roundtables, and workshops on this year’s theme: The Other, Persecution & Response.

Dr. Megan Goodwin will kick off the event Friday May 5 @ 5:30 PM with her Keynote Address “Against Charisma: Cults, Koolaid, and the Pornographic Afterlife of Peoples Temple.” The conference wraps up Sunday afternoon with an EIR Presidential Roundtable. Dr. Abrahim Khan and panelists from across the region engage in a conversation with Dr. Donald Wiebe about his recent book An Argument in Defence of a Strictly Scientific Study of Religion.


And don’t forget to register for the event through Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/523713119037. Registration will remain open until the day of the event, but Early Bird rates expire April 17.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the EIR at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We look forward to connecting with everyone in May!