DU Lecture on Human Dignity
Date of Event: October 14, 2009
Posted: October 6, 2009
Denison University presents a lecture by Beverly Mitchell, professor of historical theology, on “The Struggle for Human Dignity,” sponsored by the Goodspeed Lecture Series, the Black Studies Program and the Denison campus-wide theme “Consumption” at 4:30 p.m., on Wednesday, Oct. 14, in the Slayter Hall Auditorium (200 Ridge Road). The event is free and open to the public.
A professor at Wesley Theological Seminary, Mitchell teaches courses in systematic theology, course history, African American religious history, and human rights. Mitchell also has taught at Boston College, receiving the Donald J. White Graduate Teaching Award. She worked as a part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture for a number of years, prior to her academic career.
Mitchell recently published two books: “Black Abolitionism: A Quest for Human Dignity” and “Plantations and Death Camps: Religion, Ideology, and Human Dignity.”
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville — Goodspeed Lecture Series speaker Beverly Mitchell at 4:30 p.m., on Wed., Oct. 14, in the Slayter Hall Auditorium (200 Ridge Road). Free and open to the public. For more information, contact 740-587-6241 or visit www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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