Parks-King Lecture: Keri Day, Alisha Lola Jones, and Jeremy Williams, “From Where We Stand: Envisioning the Future of Black Theology”

Event time: 
Friday, February 24, 2023 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Sterling Divinity Quadrangle (SDQ ), Marquand Chapel See map
409 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Calendar Speaker/Performer: 
Dr. Keri Day, Dr. Alisha Lola Jones, Dr. Jeremy L. Williams
Event description: 

A panel of three distinguished alum scholars— Keri Day, Alisha Lola Jones, and Jeremy Williams—will present this year’s Parks-King Lecture at Yale Divinity School.
The event—titled “From Where We Stand: Envisioning the Future of Black Theology”—will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, February 24, in Niebuhr Hall. Professor Willie James Jennings will moderate.
The panelists will offer their reflections on the present and future of Black theology and its many publics from their disciplinary and personal vantage points. The emergence and establishment of Black theology in the theological academy remains an astounding development in the history of Western education. This panel of leading scholars will invite the audience to think through the continued significance of Black theology for intellectual formation in the theological academy and beyond.
Dr. Keri Day ’04 M.A.R. is Associate Professor of Constructive Theology and African American Religion at Princeton Theological Seminary.
Dr. Alisha Lola Jones ’07 M.Div. is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Music at the University of Cambridge in the U.K.
Dr. Jeremy L. Williams ’16 M.Div. is Assistant Professor of New Testament at Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University.


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