- Jordan will be joining Jeremy McLellan on his podcast, Holy Wars in late April.
- In early June, Jordan will be in Toronto for speaking engagements. If you’d like to bring her to your parish or institution to speak, use the contact form to be in touch.
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Details on past speaking engagements and interviews below:
PAST SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
Breakout session at the (Re)Imagining Catholic Vocation Conference, New York City | March 2019
Jordan hosted a breakout session on the call to interreligious engagement at the (Re)imagining Catholic Vocation Conference, hosted at Union Theological Seminary.
Public Lecture at the Center for Islam in the Contemporary World, Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA | March 2019
Jordan gave the inaugural public lecture at the Center for Islam in the Contemporary World at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia. Her talk about Finding Jesus among Muslims was followed by a question and answer period with students, faculty an local community members.
Conversation with Georgetown University’s Muslim Students Association, Washington, DC | March 2019
Jordan spoke in a public conversation with Youssef Osman about Finding Jesus among Muslims, Islamophobia, and interfaith dialogue. The event was hosted by Georgetown’s Muslim student group.
Book talk: Church of the Redeemer, Bethesda, MD | March 2019
Jordan spoke about her book and signed copies at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer on March 3. Details.
Webinar: Teaching about Islam in Catholic Schools | Feb. 2019
Jordan presented a webinar hosted by the National Catholic Educational Association on Feb. 13, 2019. She focused on Church teaching on Muslims, Islam, and interreligious dialogue more generally. More details.
Middle East Books and More, Washington, DC | November 2018
Parish discussion, St. Pius X Parish, Indianapolis, Indiana | November 2018
Jordan spoke to a group of Catholic and Protestant Christians about Finding Jesus among Muslims.
Brebeuf Jesuit, Indianapolis, Indiana | November 2018
In a series of talks organized by the Religion Department at Brebeuf Jesuit, Jordan spoke to over 100 students at the high school she attended in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Book talk, University of Scranton, Pennsylvania | September 2018
Book talk, Catholic University, Washington, D.C. | September 2018
Jordan spoke about her book at the first CUA on Tap event of the year, hosted by Catholic University’s Campus Ministry. Event details.
Book talk: Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Indianapolis, Indiana | August 2018
Jordan spoke to parishioners and guests at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in a program called “Islam and Interreligious Dialogue: How Our Catholic Faith Calls Us to Dialogue and Action.” The talk and Q&A were followed by a book signing. Event details.
Book talk: Center for Interfaith Cooperation, Indianapolis, Indiana | August 2018
Jordan spoke to a multi-religious audience at the Indiana Interchurch Center in Indianapolis, hosted by the Center for Interfaith Cooperation. A book signing followed the talk and Q&A. Event details.
Radio Interview on “Things Not Seen” | May 2018
Jordan joined host David Dault on his radio show “Things Not Seen” to discuss the book. Listen to the episode here.
Public lecture at Seattle University, Seattle, Washington | May 2018
For Seattle University’s Catholic Heritage Lectures, hosted by the Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture, Jordan discussed the report she authored with the Bridge Initiative on Catholic attitudes towards Muslims and Catholic media portrayals of Islam.
School Assembly: Academy of the Holy Cross, Kensington, MD | April 2018
Jordan spoke about the Catholic Church’s call to participate in interreligious dialogue to an all-school religion assembly at the Academy of the Holy Cross, a Catholic women’s high school in the Washington, D.C. area.
Panel: A Pope Francis Lexicon, Washington, D.C. | March 2018
Jordan spoke on a panel of Catholic writers whose essays appeared in the book A Pope Francis Lexicon. They were hosted by the Center for Concern and Liturgical Press in Washington, D.C. to celebrate the five year anniversary of the election of Pope Francis. Jordan’s essay is about the pope, youth, and vocation.
Parish talk: St. John the Baptist, Silver Spring, Maryland | March 2018
Jordan spoke at St. John the Baptist parish’s Lenten Supper Series about Islamophobia and what Catholics can do to respond.
Conversation with Chicago’s ‘weale group | March 2018
Jordan joined a Chicago reading group via Skype to talk about Chapter 2 of Finding Jesus among Muslims. It was hosted by Commonweal magazine and Catholic Theological Union.
“Jesuitical” podcast interview, America Media | Feb. 2018
In February 2018, Jordan spoke to Olga Segura, Zac Davis, and Ashley McKinless on their leading podcast for American Millennial Catholics. Listen here.
“Radio Islam” interview | Jan. 2018
Jordan spoke to Tariq El-Amin, host of Radio Islam, a Chicago-based program. Listen here.
Book launch, Georgetown University, Washington, DC | Jan. 2018
Georgetown Campus Ministry hosted a book launch for Finding Jesus among Muslims, where the author spoke about the book, answered questions, and signed copies.