Mercy Mondays: Upcoming April events with the McAuley Institute for Mercy Education
The McAuley Institute for Mercy Education seeks to foster an ethic of reflection, dialogue and action around the critical concerns of mercy, and many rich events have been offered to the Salve Regina community this 2021-22 academic year.
Please join the McAuley Institute for Mercy Education’s the final events of the semester.
Confronting a Silenced Past: Black Catholic Nuns in the United States History
Tuesday, April 5 from 4 – 5:15 p.m.
On Tuesday, April 5, Dr. Shannen Dee Williams, associate professor of history at the University of Dayton will offer the next Critical Concern Lecture and Dialogue virtually on “Confronting a Silenced Past: Black Catholic Nuns in the United States History.”
In this talk, Dr. Williams will consider how the master narratives of women’s religious life and Catholic participation in the Black freedom struggle fundamentally change when the lives and experiences of African American nuns are taken seriously. Dr. Timothy Neary, chair of the Department of History, will be the McAuley Institute’s Faculty Respondent.
Dr. Williams is an historian of the African American experience with research and teaching specializations in women’s religious and Black freedom movement history. She is the author of the forthcoming book “Subversive Habits: Black Catholic Nuns in the Long African American Freedom Struggle” from Duke University Press.
To register for the virtual event, click here.
Voices of Mercy: What Matters to Me and Why? Luncheon Speaker Series
Wednesday, April 6 at Noon
State Dining Room in Ochre Court
The luncheon speaker series continues with its fourth and final speaker, Dr. Kelli Armstrong, president of Salve Regina, on Wednesday, April 6. This luncheon will be held in the State Dining Room of Ochre Court at noon.
“‘Voices of Mercy: What Matters to Me and Why?’ offers the University community a glimpse into the interior movements of one’s heart and journey,” said Salve Regina community member. “It is a true testament to listening to the small voice of vocation and saying yes to becoming more than one imagines.”
To register for lunch with Dr. Kelli Armstrong, go here.
Mercy Critical Concern Faculty Collaborative on Earth
Thursday, April 21 at 4 p.m.
After the success of the Mercy Critical Concern Faculty Collaborative on Race panel discussion in March, the Collaborative on Earth will also offer a panel in-person during Earth Week.
On Thursday, April 21 at 4 p.m., the Earth Collaborative will be offering a panel discussion featuring the research, teaching and University initiatives of McAuley Scholars: Dr. Tom Arruda, Dr. Heather Axen, Dr. Jim Chace, Dr. Craig Condella, Dr. Jen McClanaghan, and Jodie Goodnough.
Topics include raising energy awareness at Salve Regina, arboretum planning, environmental justice on Rose Island, and more.
To register for this event, go here.
If anyone is interested in attending any of these events with one’s class or department, please email email@example.com.
This post is part of an ongoing series called Mercy Mondays that highlights Salve Regina’s dedication to its Mercy Mission. Search the tag Mercy Mission for more updates on the Mercy branches of Salve Regina.