Sep 1, 2015
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Featuring Willie James Jennings, PhD, Associate Professor of Systematic Theology and Africana Studies, Yale University
One of the foremost scholars of race and theology, Dr. Jennings is the recipient of the 2015 Grawemeyer Award for his work The Christian Imagination: Theology and the Origins of Race. He recently joined the Yale faculty after over two decades at Duke Divinity School. He has written numerous essays in the areas of Christology, critical race theory, cultural identity, and theological anthropology.
1–3 p.m.: Panel Discussion
A conversation on theology, art, and the body featuring Dr. Jennings; Chelle Stearns, PhD, Associate Professor of Theology, Seattle School of Theology and Psychology; and Laura Lasworth, MFA, Professor of Art, Seattle Pacific University
Demaray Hall, Room 150, Seattle Pacific University
Park in any SPU lot free of charge from 12-4 p.m. Parking pass is not required.
7–8:30 p.m.: Lecture
“Embodying the Artistic Spirit and the Prophetic Arts”
Thomson Hall, Room 101, University of Washington
Park for $5 after 5 p.m. in the Padelford parking lot (closest to Thomson Hall). Access this lot via Montlake Boulevard Northeast (opposite University Village). Proceed north on Montlake, get into the left lane, and turn toward campus at the light. After paying for parking at the gatehouse, the guard will give you a map to your lot. If the Padelford lot is full, park in the Central Garage for $10 after 5 p.m.
Hosted by Seattle Pacific Seminary and the University of Washington Comparative Religion Program. Presented by Literature and Theology.