The Distinguished Lecture in Religious Studies is an annual lecture that brings some of the exciting new scholarship in the field to our campus and community.
Associate Professor of African American Religious Studies
Harvard Divinity School
"A Black Church Burned: Sanctuary, Loss, and Place-Making in Knoxville"
February 16, 2023
Lindsay Young Auditorium (Hodges Library 101)
Cosponsors: Anthropology, AFST, History, Geography
Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Religion and Culture
Emory University, Candler School of Theology
February 10, 2022
"The Schools of Former Slaves and the Schools of Former Slave Owners: Religion, Race and the Struggle for Education”