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Nashville, TN 37240 United States

November 2016

Howard Harrod Lecture: “Beyond Gandhi: African American Women, Empire and Empowerment in India, 1935-1952”

November 10, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Vanderbilt Divinity School, Reading Room, 411 21st Ave S
Nashville, TN 37240 United States
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Vanderbilt University Divinity School announces the 2016 Harrod Lecture to be delivered by Dennis C. Dickerson James M. Lawson, Jr. Professor of History Beyond Gandhi: African American Women, Empire and Empowerment in India, 1935-1952 Thursday, November 10 7:00 P.M. Reading Room African American women encountered Mohandas K. Gandhi in India in the 1930s and 1940s and influenced others whom they mentored to engage with nonviolence as a strategy both to liberate blacks and colonized peoples. Specifically, they advocated female empowerment in…

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Howard Harrod Lecture: “Beyond Gandhi: African American Women, Empire and Empowerment in India, 1935-1952”

November 10, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Vanderbilt Divinity School, Reading Room, 411 21st Ave S
Nashville, TN 37240 United States
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Vanderbilt University Divinity School announces the 2016 Harrod Lecture to be delivered by Dennis C. Dickerson James M. Lawson, Jr. Professor of History Beyond Gandhi: African American Women, Empire and Empowerment in India, 1935-1952 Thursday, November 10 7:00 P.M. Reading Room African American women encountered Mohandas K. Gandhi in India in the 1930s and 1940s and influenced others whom they mentored to engage with nonviolence as a strategy both to liberate blacks and colonized peoples. Specifically, they advocated female empowerment in…

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December 2016

Transformative Justice: Relevant Religion Series with Rev. Dr. Emilie M. Townes & Dr. Jocelyn D. Briddell at Scarritt-Bennett Centert Religion Series

December 3, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Vanderbilt Divinity School, Reading Room, 411 21st Ave S
Nashville, TN 37240 United States
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$15

Relevant Religion Series with Rev. Dr. Emilie M. Townes & Dr. Jocelyn D. Briddell at Scarritt-Bennett Center Transformative Justice: What do the faithful have to say about sustaining movements for social change? From Gulf Coast communities resisting climate change to cities all over the U.S. resisting police brutality, people are rising up to transform society. In this time of change, how do we sustain movements for racial and economic justice that center the need for healing, wellness and connection? The…

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Transformative Justice: Relevant Religion Series with Rev. Dr. Emilie M. Townes & Dr. Jocelyn D. Briddell at Scarritt-Bennett Centert Religion Series

December 3, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Vanderbilt Divinity School, Reading Room, 411 21st Ave S
Nashville, TN 37240 United States
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$15

Relevant Religion Series with Rev. Dr. Emilie M. Townes & Dr. Jocelyn D. Briddell at Scarritt-Bennett Center Transformative Justice: What do the faithful have to say about sustaining movements for social change? From Gulf Coast communities resisting climate change to cities all over the U.S. resisting police brutality, people are rising up to transform society. In this time of change, how do we sustain movements for racial and economic justice that center the need for healing, wellness and connection? The…

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March 2017

Responding Faithfully in the Trump Era – Storytelling for Social Action: Immigration

March 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - March 12, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Vanderbilt Divinity School, Reading Room, 411 21st Ave S
Nashville, TN 37240 United States
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              Ours is a nation divided. In many parts of the country, entire communities and families have been divided over issues of injustice and inequity. As activists and allies in different contexts call for and make change, one area that provides unique opportunities–and tensions–to engage in justice work are communities of faith. In light of the most recent presidential election, some faith communities have struggled to find the tools to amplify their voices about…

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Responding Faithfully in the Trump Era – Storytelling for Social Action: Immigration

March 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - March 12, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Vanderbilt Divinity School, Reading Room, 411 21st Ave S
Nashville, TN 37240 United States
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              Ours is a nation divided. In many parts of the country, entire communities and families have been divided over issues of injustice and inequity. As activists and allies in different contexts call for and make change, one area that provides unique opportunities–and tensions–to engage in justice work are communities of faith. In light of the most recent presidential election, some faith communities have struggled to find the tools to amplify their voices about…

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