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Dr. Gregory C. Ellison II of Candler School of Theology, Emory
degrees from Emory University and Princeton Theological Seminary, where he
received his Master of Divinity degree and Ph.D. in Pastoral Theology. Ten
years after graduating, he returned to Emory to join the faculty of Candler
School of Theology. He is currently an associate professor of pastoral care and
counseling. In his second year of teaching at Candler (2010-2011), he was
awarded Faculty Person of the Year. Three years later, he received the Emory
Williams Distinguished Teaching Award, Emory University’s most prestigious
faculty teaching honor. He is author of Cut
Dead But Still Alive: Caring for African American Young Men and Fearless Dialogues: A New Movement for
Justice. He is an ordained Baptist minister who has served on the ministerial
staffs at both Methodist and Presbyterian churches.
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Hendrix College welcomes Dr. Ira Helfand of the International Campaign
to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) for a public lecture. Helfand is the
recipient of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize and co-President
of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, the
founding partner of ICAN and itself the recipient of the 1985 Nobel
Peace Prize. He is also Co-Founder and Past President of Physicians for
Social Responsibility, IPPNW’s U.S. affiliate.
He represented ICAN at the Oslo and Nayarit Conferences on the
Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear War, and in September of 2015 he
addressed a special session of the United Nations General Assembly. In
May 2016, he led the session on the humanitarian consequences
of nuclear war at the United Nations Open Ended Working Group meeting in
Geneva that led to the successful negotiation of the Treaty on the
Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in the summer of 2017, and on September
20, 2017, he represented IPPNW at the signing
ceremony for the Treaty. He has published studies on the medical
consequences of nuclear war in the New England Journal of Medicine, the British Medical Journal, the Lancet and the World Medical Journal, and has lectured worldwide
on the health effects of nuclear weapons.
A free and informal educational session presented by Hendrix College professors Gina Bergfeld and Lyle Rupert.Accessible and visitor-designated parking is available at the Dawkins Welcome Center.No registration necessary, but if you let us know you plan to come, we’ll be sure to have enough cookies and handouts! RSVP to email@example.com or 501-505-1540.The AGEC is funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program under grant #U1QHP28723.
Feminist art historian and printmaker Dr. Rachel Epp Buller will deliver a lecture Thursday, March 19, at 4:10 p.m. Reception to follow.
Celebrating 20 years of music
making, the Grammy-nominated Imani Winds has led both a
revolution and the evolution of the wind quintet through their dynamic
playing, adventurous programming, imaginative collaborations,
and outreach endeavors that have inspired audiences of all ages
and backgrounds. The Hendrix College Department of Music is proud to present Imani Winds in concert Thursday, April 16, 2020, at 7:30 p.m. in Reves Recital Hall, Trieschmann Fine Arts Building. Part of the Harold
Thompson Concert Series.