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Shannon Lecturer M. Shawn Copeland, April 14

  • Published: April 05, 2011

Highlights

  • Thursday, April 14, at 7 p.m. in the Shults Center Forum
  • This event is free and open to the public

For More Information

Contact Dr. Christine Bochen at (585) 389-2728

Shannon Lecturer M. Shawn Copeland, April 14

The William H. Shannon Chair in Catholic Studies at Nazareth College proudly presents a talk by M. Shawn Copeland, an influential voice for African American Catholics in North America. Copeland’s lecture, Waiting with the Spirit, is on Thursday, April 14, at 7 p.m. This lecture is free and open to the public and takes place in the Forum of the Otto Shults Community Center at Nazareth College, 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, N.Y. 14618. Copeland will also present, Body Matters, on Friday, April 15, at 1:30 p.m. in the Golisano Academic Center on the ground floor, room 38 at Nazareth College. For further information, contact Dr. Christine Bochen, the William H. Shannon Chair in Catholic Studies, at (585) 389-2728.

M. Shawn Copeland, former president of the Catholic Theological Society of America, is one of the most influential voices in North America drawing attention to issues surrounding African American Catholics. She has taught at Marquette University and Yale Divinity School. Copeland, a professor at Boston College, is a systematic theologian and scholar of African-American Catholicism.

Copeland is the author of Enfleshing Freedom: Body, Race, and Being (2010) and The Subversive Power of Love: The Vision of Henriette Delille (2009) and the editor of Uncommon Faithfulness: The Experience of Black Catholics (2009). In addition, she is the co-editor with Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza of two volumes on feminist theology.

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