Hiram College

2018 OREON E. SCOTT LECTURE IN RELIGION

In remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the 50th anniversary year of his passing, the Oreon E. Scott Foundation and the Department of Religious Studies present:

Dr. Juan Floyd-Thomas, Associate Professor of African American Religious History, Vanderbilt University Divinity School.

At the Edge of the Promised Land:

Martin Luther King Jr., Protest Movements,

and the

Struggle for Grassroots Democracy in America

Dr. Juan Floyd-Thomas

Dr. Juan Floyd-Thomas, Associate Professor of African American Religious History, Vanderbilt University Divinity School.

All events are free and open to the public.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

  • 5 – 6:30 p.m. Complimentary dinner for the first 200 registered guests. Everyone welcome, young and old. Community and religious leaders, alumni, interested citizens, and students of all ages are all encouraged to attend. Advance registration required.
  • 7 p.m. Lecture by Dr. Juan Floyd-Thomas, Vanderbilt University Divinity School.
  • 8:30 p.m. Join Dr. Floyd-Thomas for a reception and book signing of his book, “Liberating Black Church History: Making It Plain.”

Juan FloydThomas, Ph.D.

SPEAKER: Juan Floyd Thomas, Ph.D. Juan Floyd-Thomas, Ph.D., associate professor of African American Religious History at Vanderbilt University Divinity School, will present this free lecture in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and in honor of the 50th anniversary of his assassination. Presented by the Oreon E. Scott Foundation and the Department of Religious Studies.

Lecture Location

  • Hayden Auditorium in Bates Hall at Hiram College
    11715 Garfield Road
    Hiram, Ohio 44234

Dinner and Reception Location

  • Kennedy Center at Hiram College
    2nd Floor
    11730 Garfield Road
    Hiram, Ohio 44234

Note: The dinner and reception are full. 

For more information, contact Professor Kerry Martin Skora via email at skorakm@hiram.edu.