Institute on Theology and Disability

Boston College, Boston MA
June 17-20 2024

The 2024 conference will be offered as a hybrid event, hosted by ITD at Boston College from June 17-20, 2024.

Paper and workshop proposals are due by January 31, 2024 (link below). General registration will be live soon! Be sure to follow along with us on Facebook and sign up for email announcements further down on this page.

The countdown is on!








ITD logo with "2022," graphical elements, "June 6-9 / Delaware, OH and "hosted by MTSO"

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About the Institute

Our Mission is to foster diverse and authentic interfaith conversations at the intersection of theology and disability.

Our Vision is that international theological learning and religious practices embrace the gifts, needs, and contributions of people with disabilities and their families.

We work to achieve our vision through collaboratively hosting an accessible and inclusive four-day institute that gathers together leading scholars, writers, faith leaders, advocates, and others committed to advancing inclusive ministries and faith supports.

The Institute celebrates, explores, and investigates the ways that:


  • Disability impacts all major theological disciplines as well as the many dimensions of religious life and faith community practices.
  • Theology and practice mutually inform and support one another.
  • Diverse perspectives enrich and inform theological formation and religious practice.

You can learn more about the Summer Institute on Theology and Disability and its history by visiting our “About Us” page or by downloading the Ten-Year-Snapshot document prepared in 2019.