Distinguished Lecture

Tuesday, November 13

Shepard and Ruth K. Broad Center for the Performing Arts

9:00 am – Coffee/Juice will be served
9:30 am – 11:00 am – Lecture
11:00 am – 11:30 am – Book Signing Enfleshing Freedom: Body, Race, and Being.
Book will be available for sale.

Barry University is pleased to welcome Dr. M. Shawn Copeland from Boston College as the 2012 Founders’ Week Distinguished Lecturer.

This year’s lecture, The Body Matters: Theology, Ethics and Power will explore the social, cultural and religious implications that all of humanity confronts. Copeland’s work encourages interdisciplinary dialogue related to issues of ethics, power and the meaning of being human. The presentation will draw on concrete examples from The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, as well as other literary and contemporary sources. 

Dr. Copeland - Bio
Dr. Copeland - Recent Publications
Dr. Copeland - Curriculum Vitae
Dr. Copeland - Library Resource Guide

Roundtable Discussion with Dr. Copeland

Tuesday, November 13

Andreas 111

1:00 – 2:00pm

Continue the dialogue with Dr. Copeland, students, faculty and staff. Light refreshments will be provided. 

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