Sterling College Undergraduate Humanities Conference features Jemar Tisby

Sterling College hosted speaker Jemar Tisby, president of The Witness: A Black Christian Collective, as the plenary speaker for their second annual Undergraduate Humanities Conference on Saturday, March 24, 2018. With a theme of “Reformations,” four stude
Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The second annual Undergraduate Humanities Conference at Sterling College will take place March 24 in Cooper Hall. This year’s conference is themed “Reformations,” with plenary speaker Jemar Tisby, president of The Witness: A Black Christian Collective. The morning will include four undergraduate presentations titled “Reformations in Approaching God,” “Reformations in Racial Issues,” “Reformations in Literature,” and “Reformations in America.” The public is invited to all presentations.

Tisby writes about race, religion and culture for The Witness and co-hosts “Pass The Mic” podcast, a podcast that amplifies dynamic voices for a diverse church. His writing has been featured in “The Washington Post,” CNN, Vox, and “The New York Times.” He has spoken nationwide at conferences on racial reconciliation, U.S. history, and the church. Jemar is a Ph.D. student in history at the University of Mississippi studying race, religion and social movements in the 20th century.

All presentations will take place in Cooper Hall.

10 a.m.

“Reformations in Approaching God”  Incubation Lab 1

“Reformations in Racial Issues”  Incubation Lab 2

11:15 a.m.

“Reformations in Literature”   Incubation Lab 1

“Reformations in America”  Incubation Lab 2

1:30 p.m.

Jemar Tisby  Heritage Hall

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