Whittney Barth, Miami '08, assistant director of the Pluralism Project at Harvard University, will speak at Miami University on Jan. 30 and 31.
Barth earned a bachelor’s degree in American studies and comparative religion and received her master’s degree in divinity at Harvard University.
Harvard’s Pluralism Project is a research initiative that focuses on the new religious diversity in the United States and the challenges of creating religious pluralism both for religious communities and public institutions.
Barth will be speaking in an open session about the project, as well as the best practices to develop a healthy interfaith community at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 31, in the Shriver Center multi-purpose room A.
The event is sponsored by the Ford Family Initiative on Spirituality, Meaning and Purpose and the comparative religion department.