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Dean’s Forum: Racial Struggles on the Christian Campus

February 28 @ 12:00 pm1:15 pm EST

Join us on Tuesday, February 28 for this spring’s first Dean’s Forum!

In this forum, Dr. George Yancey will touch upon some of his previous research that explored the racial challenges faced by students and administrators on Christian college campuses. He will look at how efforts to promote better race relations have failed, but he will also touch on some reforms that show promise. Yancey will build on those promising efforts to argue that the promotion of collaborative conversations can lead to better race relations at a Christian institution of higher education.

This event will livestream on Facebook and at gcts.edu/live with limited seating available in-person on the Hamilton campus. Lunch will be provided to those who will be attending in person. Registration opens January 23 and closes on February 20 for in-person attendance.

Learn more about Dean’s Forums and RSVP by visiting the Dean’s Forum page.


ABOUT THE SPEAKERS

Dr. George Yancey is a Professor of Sociology at Baylor University. He has published several research articles on the topics of institutional racial diversity, racial identity, academic bias, progressive Christians and anti-Christian hostility. His books include Compromising Scholarship (Baylor University Press) a book that explores religious and political biases in academia, What Motivates Cultural Progressives (Baylor University Press) a book that examines activists who oppose the Christian Right, There is no God (Rowman and Littlefield) a book that investigates atheism in the United States, and So Many Christians, So Few Lions (Rowman and Littlefield) a book that assess Christianophobia in the United States.

Dr. Nicholas Rowe, Kenneth and Jean Hansen Associate Professor of Leadership, will give a response.

Details

Date:
February 28
Time:
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm EST
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Website:
https://www.gordonconwell.edu/deans-forum/

Venue

Hamilton Campus: Alumni Hall
130 Essex St.
South Hamilton, MA 01982 United States
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