The Center for Media, Religion and Culture hosts regular events for students, faculty and members of the community, such as lectures with scholars and media professionals, film series and discussions, as well as local and international conferences.

Since 2006, the center has hosted a biennial international conference on media and religion. Past themes have included fundamentalism, Islam and the media, digital religion, global religion, and gender. The center has also hosted two biennial conferences of the International Society for Media, Religion, and Culture (ISMRC), including the recent 2018 conference of the International Society for Media, Religion and Culture. In January 2020, the center hosted it's ninth biennial international conference: Imagined Borders, Epistemic Freedoms: The Challenge of Social Imaginaries in Media, Art, Religion and Decoloniality.

The center has organized seminars and panel sessions at academic conferences, featuring the research work of center fellows. Through these events, the center promotes dialogue between scholars, media professionals and the public about significant topics related to the transformation of media, religion, spirituality and culture in the current moment.