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Calendar Item: Eighth Annual Distinguished Lecture on Religion and Public Life to Focus on African American Religious History

April 12th, 2016

Story Contact: Jeff Sossamon, 573-882-3346, sossamonj@missouri.edu

By Molly Peterson

WHAT: The MU Department of Religious Studies will host the eighth annual Distinguished Lecture on Religion and Public Life on April 12. Guest speaker, Judith Weisenfeld, the Agate Brown and George L. Collard Professor of Religion at Princeton University, will present, “Apostles of Race: Religion and Black Racial Identity in the Great Migration.”

WHO: The lecture is free and open to the public

WHERE: Jesse Wrench Auditorium, Memorial Union, MU Campus

WHEN: 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 12

NOTE: A reception will follow the lecture.

For more information, please see: “Apostles of Race: Religion and Black Racial Identity in the Great Migration.”

Speaker information can be found here: http://religiousstudies.missouri.edu/events/religion-publiclife

The annual lecture is hosted by the MU Department of Religious Studies and features distinguished scholars who present on topics of relevance for the general public as well as religion scholars.

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