Black History Lecture

St. Bede Theater, Saint Meinrad Archabbey


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2/12/19

ENDS

2/12/19

7:00 pm

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2019-02-12 19:00:00 2019-02-12 00:00:00 America/Indiana/Indianapolis Black History Lecture

Dr. Shannen Dee Williams will deliver, “The Real Sister Act: Black Catholic Sisters in the United States,” for the annual Black History Lecture at Saint Meinrad Archabbey St. Bede Theater.

She is currently revising the manuscript for her first book, Subversive Habits: The Untold Stories of Black Catholic Sisters in the United States, to be published by Duke University Press.

Her research has been supported by a host of awards and fellowships, including a Scholar-in-Residence Fellowship from the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York City, a Charlotte W. Newcombe Fellowship for Religion and Ethics from the Woodrow Wilson National Foundation, and the John Tracy Ellis Dissertation Award from the American Catholic Historical Association.

In 2016, Williams began a three-year term as a Distinguished Lecturer for the Organization of American Historians. In September 2018, she received the inaugural Sister Christine Schenk Award for Young Catholic Leadership from Future Church for using history to foster racial justice and reconciliation in religious congregations of women.

Parking is available at St. Bede Hall and in the Guest House and student parking lots. This event is free and open to the public.

St. Bede Theater, Saint Meinrad Archabbey

Dr. Shannen Dee Williams will deliver, “The Real Sister Act: Black Catholic Sisters in the United States,” for the annual Black History Lecture at Saint Meinrad Archabbey St. Bede Theater.

She is currently revising the manuscript for her first book, Subversive Habits: The Untold Stories of Black Catholic Sisters in the United States, to be published by Duke University Press.

Her research has been supported by a host of awards and fellowships, including a Scholar-in-Residence Fellowship from the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York City, a Charlotte W. Newcombe Fellowship for Religion and Ethics from the Woodrow Wilson National Foundation, and the John Tracy Ellis Dissertation Award from the American Catholic Historical Association.

In 2016, Williams began a three-year term as a Distinguished Lecturer for the Organization of American Historians. In September 2018, she received the inaugural Sister Christine Schenk Award for Young Catholic Leadership from Future Church for using history to foster racial justice and reconciliation in religious congregations of women.

Parking is available at St. Bede Hall and in the Guest House and student parking lots. This event is free and open to the public.

Admission fee: Free

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St. Bede Theater, Saint Meinrad Archabbey
200 Hill Drive
St. Meinrad, Indiana 47577
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Mary Jeanne Schumacher
(812) 357-6501
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