Schedule

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Location: Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Chapel of the Unnamed Faithful, 2121 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60201

9:30am to 9:50am Opening and Welcome
9:50am to 10:35am Opening Address
10:35am to 10:45am Break
10:45am to 11:45am

Panel One
Criminality and Incarceration

Panelists:

  • Nolan Shaw
  • Marlon Chamberlain
  • Maria Moon
 11:45am to 1:00pm Lunch
 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Panel Two
Economic Injustice

Panelists:

  • Black Church Center for Justice and Equality
2:00pm to 2:10pm Break
2:10pm to 3:10pm

Discussion
Gun Violence

Facilitators:

  • Danielle Buhurro
  • Chico Tilman
3:15pm to 4:00pm Closing Address
4:15pm

Conclusion

Taurean J. Webb, Director, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
Center for the Church and the Black Experience

 

 

Friday, November 1, 2019

Location: Northwestern University, Rebecca Crown Center, Hardin Hall, 633 Clark Street, Evanston, IL 60208

8am to 9am Registration and Continental Breakfast
9am to 10:15am Workshop ONE
Cone in Global Contexts
10:15am Break
10:30am Opening and Introduction
10:45am to 12:45pm

Panel ONE
James Cone and the Expressive Arts

Panelists:
  • J. Kameron Carter, Professor of Religious Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington
  • Yolanda Pierce, Professor of Religion and Literature and Dean of the Howard University School of Divinity
  • Ashon Crawley, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and African American and African Studies, University of Virginia
  • Robert Beckford, Professor of Decoloniality and Theology, Queens Ecumenical Foundation, and Visiting Professor of Black Politics and Religion, Birmingham City University

Moderator:
Anne Wohnee Joh, Professor of Theology and Culture, Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary

12:45pm to 2:30pm Lunch
1:15pm to 2:30pm Workshop TWO
Cone and Gender and Sexuality
2:30pm to 4:30 pm

Panel TWO
The Political and Black Theology

Panelists:
  • Andrea White,  Associate Professor of Theology and Culture, Union Theological Seminary
  • Stephen Ray, President and Professor of Theology, Chicago Theological Seminary
  • Michelle Gonzalez-Maldonado, Professor of Religious Studies and Assistant Provost of Undergraduate Education, University of Miami
  • An Yountae,  Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Central American Studies, California State University Northridge

Moderator:
Barnor Hesse, Associate Professor of African American Studies, Political Science and Sociology, Northwestern University

4:30 pm Break
5pm

KEYNOTE Address

Eddie Glaude Jr., James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor and chair of African American Studies at Princeton University

6:30pm Reception

 

 

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Northwestern University, Harris Hall, 107-108, 1881 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208

8am to 9am Registration and Continental Breakfast
9am to 10:15am Workshop THREE
James Cone and the Expressive Arts
10:15am to 12:30pm

Panel THREE
James Cone in Global Contexts

Panelists:

Moderator:
Larry Perry, Visiting Assistant Professor of American Religions, Northwestern University

12:30pm to 2:15pm Lunch
1:00pm to 2:15pm Workshop FOUR
The Political and Black Theology
2:15pm to 4:15pm

Panel FOUR
James Cone, Gender and Sexuality

Panelists:
  • Tamura Lomax, Founder of The Feminist Wire
  • Eboni Marshall-Turman, Assistant Professor of Theology and African American Religion, Yale Divinity School
  • Jeffrey McCune, Associate Professor of African and African American Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Washington University in St. Louis
  • Calvin Warren, Assistant Professor of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Emory University

Moderator:
Marquis Bey, Assistant Professor of African American Studies, Northwestern University

4:15pm Break
4:45pm

KEYNOTE Address

Melissa Harris-Perry, Maya Angelou University Chair, Wake Forest University

6:15pm Reception
7:00pm Evening Arts & Music Concert