Selling Diversity, Unity & Social Justice

Just before the Star-Spangled Banner ceremonially started Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta, a minute long commercial with a message of “unity and positivity” kicked off one of the most commercialized events on the planet. No, the NFL did not welcome back Colin Kaepernick. And PETA did not join forces with Tom Brady to promote veganism … Continue reading Selling Diversity, Unity & Social Justice

Value, Values And Religion in the Contemporary World Workshop

I recently had the great opportunity to participate in a very engaging, productive, and stimulating workshop on the concept of value at the The Center for Contemporary Buddhist Studies (CCBS) – located in the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. The center, Directed by Trine Brox, has held a continual stream of … Continue reading Value, Values And Religion in the Contemporary World Workshop

Welcome

Welcome to the personal website of Jason WM Ellsworth! I am a doctoral student in the Sociology & Social Anthropology Department at Dalhousie University, and often a Sessional Lecturer in the departments of Religious Studies and Sociology & Anthropology at the University of Prince Edward Island. Within the following pages you can find information on … Continue reading Welcome