Pitts Theology Library will be closed Monday, June 20th, in recognition of Juneteenth. In the meantime, check out this webinar by Candler’s own The Rev. Dr. Gregory C. Ellison II to explore the day and its significance!
Observing Juneteenth: The Long Arc of Justice
A Conversation with The Rev. Dr. Gregory C. Ellison II
Thursday, June 18, 10:00 a.m. EDT, Zoom Webinar
The Rev. Dr. Greg Ellison II, Associate Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling in the Candler School of Theology, and author of Cut Dead But Still Alive: Caring for African American Young Men and Fearless Dialogues: A New Movement for Justice, will speak with Dr. Carol E. Henderson, Emory’s Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer about the importance of Juneteenth, its significance for our current moment and its importance in reflecting on our own personal histories. Dr. Ellison’s research focuses on caring with marginalized populations, pastoral care as social activism, and 20th and 21st century mysticism.
Sponsored by the Emory University Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and the Office of Spiritual and Religious Life.