FOCLIS Annual Meeting 2023 (Face-to-Face at ALA/Chicago)

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June 23, 2023 (Friday), 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Everyone is welcome to attend! Membership not required!

Location: Hyatt McCormick, DuSable C Room

Address: 2233 S Martin Luther King Drive

Program Title: Liberation Theology’s Impact on US Religious Thinking

Dr. Dwight Hopkins will provide a historical perspective on black liberation theology and discuss the liberation theology’s impact on United States’ religious thinking.

Featured Speaker:

Dwight N. Hopkins is passionate about the education profession and practice. Through the process and journey of education, black Americans and others can accumulate the knowledge and resources needed.

Among other texts, he has authored (1) Black Theology: Essays on Global Perspectives; (2) Black Theology: Essays on Gender Perspectives; (3) Down, Up & Over: slave religion and black theology; (4) Liberation Theologies, Post-Modernity, and the Americas; (5) Shoes That Fit Our Feet: sources for a constructive black theology, and (6) Being Human: race, culture, and religion. 

Hopkins holds the Alexander Campbell Professor Chair at the University of Chicago and teaches classes on the humanities and wealth. He, in his practical commitments, works with young people establishing educational technology startups. Also, he founded and managed a 14-country network centered on youth/student education and women’s advocacy. The countries consisted of Hawaii, Fiji, Japan, Australia, India, England, South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Cuba, Jamaica, Brazil, and the USA.

Dr. Hopkins has a BA (Harvard University); MBA (Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University); Ph.D. (Union Theological Seminary, New York City); and Ph.D. (University of Cape Town, South Africa).

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Contact: Jo Monahan for further information