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06:00PM 08:00PM Panel Discussion: “Black Church, Religion, and Politics”: University Event Topic: Religion & EthicsSchool: School of TheologyDepartment / Organization: Candler School of TheologyMeeting Organizer/Sponsor: Candler Black Church StudiesEvent Open To: All (Public)Cost: FreeRegistration / R.S.V.P. link: https://bit.ly/blackchurch-religion-politics2021Contact Name: Nichole PhillipsContact Email: nichole.r.phillips@emory.eduLink: https://bit.ly/bcs-spring-eventsModerated by Associate Professor in the Practice of Sociology of Religion and Culture and Director of Black Church Studies Nichole R. Phillips, this panel discussion will consider the historical reality of an institution designed to resist intractable social forces by way of its racial justice orientation and involvement with political activism which spawned social moments and movements from its invisible inception in America—then and now.Panelists will include: -Gregory C. Ellison II 99C, associate professor of pastoral care and counseling at Candler and co-founder of Fearless Dialogues -Ray A. Hammond, founder and pastor of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Boston, chairman and co-founder of the Ten Point Coalition -Reginald Thomas Jackson, presiding prelate of the Sixth Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, former chairman of the Social Action Commission, and current chairman of the Commission on Colleges, Universities and Seminaries -R. Drew Smith, professor of urban ministry and Metro-Urban Institute director at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, co-convener of the Transatlantic Roundtable on Religion and Race -Traci de Von Blackmon, associate general minister of justice and local church ministries for The United Church of Church, appointee to the Ferguson Commission, and board member of the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference -Kyndra Frazier 10T, ordained Baptist clergywoman, licensed clinician, and founder and CEO of KYND Consulting, Inc. -Jamal Harrison-Bryant, third generation minister, senior pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Georgia, and former national youth and college director of the NAACP. + online Campus Events
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06:00PM 08:00PM Panel Discussion: “Black Church, Religion, and Politics”: University Event Topic: Religion & EthicsSchool: School of TheologyDepartment / Organization: Candler School of TheologyMeeting Organizer/Sponsor: Candler Black Church StudiesEvent Open To: All (Public)Cost: FreeRegistration / R.S.V.P. link: https://bit.ly/blackchurch-religion-politics2021Contact Name: Nichole PhillipsContact Email: nichole.r.phillips@emory.eduLink: https://bit.ly/bcs-spring-eventsModerated by Associate Professor in the Practice of Sociology of Religion and Culture and Director of Black Church Studies Nichole R. Phillips, this panel discussion will consider the historical reality of an institution designed to resist intractable social forces by way of its racial justice orientation and involvement with political activism which spawned social moments and movements from its invisible inception in America—then and now.Panelists will include: -Gregory C. Ellison II 99C, associate professor of pastoral care and counseling at Candler and co-founder of Fearless Dialogues -Ray A. Hammond, founder and pastor of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Boston, chairman and co-founder of the Ten Point Coalition -Reginald Thomas Jackson, presiding prelate of the Sixth Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, former chairman of the Social Action Commission, and current chairman of the Commission on Colleges, Universities and Seminaries -R. Drew Smith, professor of urban ministry and Metro-Urban Institute director at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, co-convener of the Transatlantic Roundtable on Religion and Race -Traci de Von Blackmon, associate general minister of justice and local church ministries for The United Church of Church, appointee to the Ferguson Commission, and board member of the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference -Kyndra Frazier 10T, ordained Baptist clergywoman, licensed clinician, and founder and CEO of KYND Consulting, Inc. -Jamal Harrison-Bryant, third generation minister, senior pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Georgia, and former national youth and college director of the NAACP. + online Campus Events
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06:30PM 07:30PM The Raymond Danowski Poetry Library Reading Series: A virtual poetry reading by Douglas Kearney and videos by Laura Iancu: University Event Topic: Arts,Diversity,Entertainment,Lectures & MeetingsDepartment / Organization: Creative Writing,Film & Media Studies,Rose Library,Woodruff LibraryBuilding/Room: Virtual RoomRegistration / R.S.V.P. link: http://emorylib.info/poetry-kearney-iancuSpeaker/Presenter: Douglas KearneyCost: FreeContact Name: Nick TwemlowContact Email: nick.twemlow@emory.eduContact Phone: 404-727-9048Venue: Virtual / OnlineWoodruff Library - Wayfinding Location: OTHERLink: rose.library.emory.eduThe Rose Library is excited to host a virtual reading featuring poet, performer, and librettist Douglas Kearney, and a video screening of works by visual artist Laura Iancu on Thursday, April 15, at 6:30 pm. Registrants will receive a private link prior to the event. These innovative artists will hold a Q&A right after the event. Link to the Q&A will be posted in the YouTube Live chat during the event. Kearney will read from his brand new book, Sho (Wave Books). He is the author of six previous collections and is the recipient of a Whiting Writer’s Award and a Foundation for Contemporary Arts Cy Twombly Award for Poetry. He dropped Fodder (Fonograf Editions), his first album (vinyl & digital), in collaboration with Val Jeanty, in March. douglaskearney.com Visual artist Laura Iancu works primarily in hybrid video forms and immersive 3D animation and gaming. Her multimedia work has been exhibited in galleries and theatres around the world. lauraiancu.comPlease register for the event here.   Presented by the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library with sponsorship by the Hightower Fund, and co-sponsorship by Emory’s Department of Film and Media. All events and exhibitions are free and open to the public. + Virtual / Online via Zoom Campus Events
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07:30PM 07:30PM Lecture by Alex Zamalin: Beyond Civility: The White Supremacist Roots of Civility in the U.S.: School: Oxford CollegeDepartment / Organization: Oxford CollegeCost: FreeContact Name: Brenna ValentineContact Email: brenna.a.valentine@emory.eduAlex Zamalin will speak on "Beyond Civility: The White Supremacist Roots of Civility in the U.S." His talk will be based upon his newest book "Against Civility: The Hidden Racism with Our Obsession with Civility" (Beacon 2021) in which he argues that “citizens who care about racial and socioeconomic injustice need to abandon the concept of discreet politeness and more fully support disruptive actions and calls for liberation.” Zamalin is Director of the African American Studies Program and Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Detroit Mercy. His areas of expertise include African American political thought, American politics, and political theory. He is the author of "African American Political Thought and American Culture: The Nation’s Struggle for Racial Justice" (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), "Struggle on Their Minds: The Political Thought of African American Resistance" (New York: Columbia University Press, 2017), "Antiracism: An Introduction" (New York University Press, 2019) and "Black Utopia: The History of an Idea from Black Nationalism to Afrofuturism" (Columbia University Press, 2019). In addition, he is the co-editor of "American Political Thought: An Alternative View" (New York: Routledge, 2017). His work on race, political theory and social justice has appeared in New Political Science and Women’s Studies Quarterly. Access the Zoom link. This is an Oxford Studies event presented by the Lyceum Committee as part of the lecture series "Toward a Social Justice Spring," co-sponsored by Oxford's WGSS program and Emory's Studies in Sexualities program. This lecture is also co-sponsored by Emory College's Department of Political Science. This event is open to all students, faculty, and staff at Emory University. + Virtual by Zoom Campus Events
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