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By Madelyn Birmingham
Content Writer, Siena Heights University
October 20, 2022, Adrian, Michigan – Artist Laura Earle will present an artist talk, followed by questions and answers, about the exhibit Unraveling Racism: Seeing White at 7:00 p.m. Monday, October 24, 2022, in Siena Heights University’s Rueckert Auditorium. The event is sponsored by the Ethnic and Gender Studies Institute and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Siena Heights University.
Unraveling Racism: Seeing White is an interdisciplinary, collaborative exhibition curated by Laura Earle that zeroes in on racial disparity in America. It features the works of 17 dynamic artists who turned the lens around to examine whiteness in America. Gathering regularly to uncover the true impact of whiteness in this country, the artists discussed their findings in depth, developing artwork while in conversation with each other. For further information, visit https://www.unravelracism.com/catalog.
The exhibit is on display at the INAI Gallery adjacent to the Weber Retreat and Conference Center on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters and will run through Saturday, January 28, 2023. The gallery is open from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily, or by appointment. In addition, part of the exhibit will be on display at Siena Heights University's Klemm Gallery.
For any questions about the event on artist talk, please contact Julie Barst at email@example.com or Chris Carter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 14, 2022, Adrian, Michigan – John F. Haught, PhD, takes participants on a virtual exploration of The New Cosmic Story and the Meaning of Faith from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, November 5, 2022. The day will include a break for lunch.
The program, offered via live stream, explores religious faith in the context of our new scientific story of the universe. The focus will be on the significance of religious – and especially Christian – faith for our understanding of the universe and vice-versa.
A Distinguished Research Professor at Georgetown University and former Professor and Chair of the Department of Theology at Georgetown, John specializes in systematic theology. His focus is on areas pertaining to science, cosmology, evolution, ecology, and religion.
Participants are encouraged but not required to read one or both of John’s many books: The Cosmic Vision of Teilhard de Chardin (Orbis, 2021) and God After Einstein (Yale University Press, 2022).
The cost is $45. Registration is required to receive the live stream link. Registration is available at www.webercenter.org; click on “programs.” Registrations may also be made by calling 517-266-4000 or emailing email@example.com. Limited scholarships are available.