- When: November 5, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
20 COOPER SQUARE, 4TH FLOOR
- Summary: The NYU Center for Religion and Media series on RELIGION AND VIOLENCE presents THEORY ON THE GROUND: Religion and spirituality, repressing and redeeming the struggles for justice. A conversation about how religion, race, gender, and sexuality intersect in the battle to resist state violence.
Discussants: NYLE FORT (Princeton University), DEON HAYWOOD (Executive Director of Women With A Vision, Inc.), JOSEF SORETT (Columbia University, Assistant Professor of Religion and African-American Studies, Associate Director of the Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life Founding Director of the Center on African American Religion, Sexual Politics and Social Justice). Moderated by LAURA MCTIGHE (Columbia University).
You can read more about them here.
CO-SPONSORS: NYU PRISON EDUCATION PROGRAM AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Poster Artwork: “Study” by Pete Yahnke Railand
You can watch a video of the event below.