Faculty Lecture

Tuesday, May 8 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Lone Mountain Main - LM 100 - Handlery Room

TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2018

The Spring Faculty Lecture will be given by Kim Connor, Ph.D. Kimberly Rae Connor is the author of "Conversions and Visions in the Writings of African American Women" (Tennessee, 1994) and "Imagining Grace: Liberating Theologies in the Slave Narrative Tradition" (Illinois, 2000), which was selected by Choice as an outstanding academic title for 2000. She has written extensively on African American religious life and cultural production and multicultural and Ignatian pedagogy. Connor has also been active as an editor for Oxford University Press and in service to the American Academy of Religion. She is a weekly field trip leader at 826 Valencia, an organization dedicated to helping children and young adults develop writing skills. Although trained in the humanities, Connor has brought to the School of Management an appreciation for how literary and philosophical inquiry can help develop the careers of students in management. She blogs for The Huffington Post on the same topic.

Past lecturers in this series have included Stephen Privett, S.J., and Dean Judith Karshmer discussing their own spiritual journeys. Join the USF community over lunch and engage in spiritual dialogue spurred by great USF speakers. Faculty and staff of all beliefs are welcomed and encouraged to attend.