Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall
Mar 28, 2017 | 6:30PM

The Real Sister Act: Black Catholic Nuns and the Long Struggle to Desegregate U.S. Religious Life

Shannen Dee Williams

The Religion Department at Barnard College is thrilled to host a lecture with Shannen Dee Williams, Assistant Professor of History at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, on the epic journey of Black Catholic sisters in the United States from their fiercely contested beginnings in the 19th century to the present day. In this lecture, Williams will […]

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Black Catholic Diaspora, Black history, Catholicism, Desegregation, Nuns, religion