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Contemporary Conversations in Christianity: Khyati Y. Joshi

Date

Feb 15 2023

Time

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location

Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room

153 Rubenstein Library, Duke's West Campus Quad

headshots of Khyati Joshi and Elizabeth Schrader Polczer

Contemporary Conversations in Christianity: Christianity and Whiteness

with Khyati Y. Joshi and Elizabeth Schrader Polczer

Join us on Wednesday, February 15, at 4:00 p.m. in the Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room as we welcome Khyati Y. Joshi,  for a conversation about Christianity and whiteness.

Dr. Joshi is a public intellectual whose social science research and community connections inform policy-makers, educators, and everyday people about race, religion, and immigration in 21st century America. Her most recent book is White Christian Privilege: The Illusion of Religious Equality in America (NYU Press, 2020).

Dr. Joshi will be in conversation with Elizabeth Schrader Polczer, doctoral candidate in Religious Studies at Duke and the 2022-23 Anne Firor Scott Public Scholarship Fellow. This is the third in Polczer's four-part series, "Contemporary Conversations in Christianity."

A light reception will follow this conversation, and copies of Dr. Joshi's most recent book will be available for purchase.

Free and open to the public. Support for this event comes from the Forum for Scholars and Publics, with additional assistance from the Office of Student Affairs, the Graduate Program in Religion, Duke Chapel, the Graduate School, and the John Hope Franklin Institute at Duke University.

This is an in-person only event. We encourage attendees to wear masks in order to keep our community safe.

To help us meet the needs of our community, we request that you register for this event. Registration will help ensure that we have ample parking and support for the event.

Contemporary Conversations in Christianity

 

#1: Christianity and its Future
Diana Butler Bass, Ph.D.

Wed, Oct 12, 4 pm Goodson Chapel

#2: Christianity and Women
Beth Allison Barr, Ph.D.

Wed, Nov 16, 4 pm Goodson Chapel

#3: Christianity and Whiteness
Khyati Joshi, ED.D.

Wed, Feb 15, 4 pm Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room

#4: Christianity and the LGBTQ Community
James Martin, S.J.

Wed, Apr 5, 4 pm

 

Speakers

Elizabeth Schrader Polczer

Duke University

Elizabeth Schrader Polczer is a doctoral candidate in Early Christianity in the Graduate Program in Religion. Her research interests include textual criticism, the New Testament Gospels, the Nag Hammadi corpus, and Mary Magdalene. She holds an M.A. and an S.T.M. from the General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church. Her work…...

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Khyati Y. Joshi

Dr. Khyati Y. Joshi is a public intellectual whose social science research and community connections inform policy-makers, educators, and everyday people about race, religion, and immigration in 21st century America. Her most recent book is White Christian Privilege: The Illusion of Religious Equality in America (NYU Press, 2020). She is…...

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