Annual Gros Memorial Event

Peace Teach-In

Creating a Better Future

An Interfaith Conversation

Date: October 14, 2020
Time: 7pm - 8:30pm (Central Time US and Canada)

Co-sponsored by Lewis University's Gros Institute and Catholic Theological Union.

On Wednesday evening, five women scholars of different faiths will gather virtually for the second time to discuss how the pandemic and racial inequalities have been changing academic scholarship, religious life, and women’s leadership. Along with participants at the event, panelists will consider new opportunities for interfaith healing and dialogue. This presentation will be online (registration is required). 


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Panelists

Dr. Mehnaz Afridi

Dr. Mehnaz Afridi
Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Director of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Interfaith Education Center at Manhattan College


Dr. Nicole Martin

Rev. Dr. Nicole Martin
Vice President of Church Engagement and the Executive Director of Trauma Healing for American Bible Society



Maharat Rori Picker Neiss

Maharat Rori Picker Neiss
Executive Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of St Louis


Dr. C. Vanessa White

Dr. C. Vanessa White
Associate Professor of Spirituality and Ministry at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago



MODERATOR

Dr. Malka Simkovich

Dr. Malka Simkovich
Crown-Ryan Chair of Jewish Studies and the director of the Catholic-Jewish Studies program at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago