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THIS WEEK @ the Humanities Institute, October 5-9:

Monday, October 5
“Oral Histories of Black Catholics in the Protestant Bible Belt: Documenting and Writing the History of St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Church, School, and Community”

A Humanities Institute Winston-Salem Partners in the Humanities Project, made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities
Z. Smith Reynolds Auditorium (Room 404)
Michele Gillespie (Dean of the College, Presidential Endowed Chair of Southern History, and Professor of History)
Dr. Betty Alexander (St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Church, Chair of the History Committee)
Alexis Slater (WFU History Seminar 391A Student)
Tanya Zanish-Belcher (Director of Special Collections and Archivist, Z. Smith Reynolds Library)

Tuesday, October 6
Laudato Si (“Praised Be”): The Impact of Pope Francis’ Encyclical and Reflections on Our Common Home

7:00pm to 8:30pm
Porter Byrum Welcome Center, Kulynych Auditorium
Free and open to the public. RSVP required:
This event is sponsored by the School of Divinity’s Food, Faith, and Religious Leadership Initiative and co-sponsored by the Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability and the Humanities Institute.