Joseph A. Brown, S.J., director of black American studies at Southern Illinois University, is talking about African-American spirituality, history and culture on Sunday, Jan. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cintas Center. Brown, author of A Retreat with Thea Bowman and Bede Adams: Learning on the Lord and To Stand on the Rock: Meditations on Black Catholic Theology begins the spring portion of the ethics/religion and society lecture series.
The lecture series is a part of the ethics/religion and society program, which strives to provide substantive opportunities for the ethical and/or religious analysis of socially significant issues. Upcoming events include the Fisk University Jubilee Singers on Feb. 2, law professor and columnist Patricia J. Williams on Feb. 9, television journalist Richard Rodriguez on March 23 and a town hall meeting on April 14.
Except for the $10 cost of the Fisk Singers concert, all events are free and open to the public. For more information about the lecture series, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 513 745-2021.