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Dr. Anne E. Streaty Wimberly and Dr. Almeda M. Wright on Memory

May 3, 2017, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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“Memory and Joy”

The lecture by Dr. Anne E. Streaty Wimberly and Dr. Almeda Wright provides historical material and pedagogical perspectives on nourishing youths’ joy by connecting them with the past in ways that foster truth-telling, communal and personal identity formation, agency, lament, and a vital life of faith and hope. The lecture draws on findings from research undertaken by the lecturers entitled “Finding Joy in Adolescence: African-American Stories from the Past for the Present.”

 

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