The 2018 Blandy Lectures, at the Seminary of the Southwest, in Austin, Texas, will be held November 8-10, 2018.
The featured speaker for Thursday, November 8, at 7:30pm, is Ray Suarez, who will address “The Fragmentation of Authority in Contemporary Culture.” Suarez will deliver a candid and authoritative examination of society, politics, and the broad impacts of America’s demographic shift to a “minority majority”. The Thursday evening address is FREE and open to the public. Registration is requested.
Suarez is known for his work with Al Jazeera America and PBS NewsHour. He is the current John J. McCloy Visiting Professor of American Studies at Amherst College. Please register online at https://ssw.edu/event/2018-blandy-lectures-and-alumni-convocation/ for this and other presentations during the November 8-10 lecture series. There is a registration fee for other lectures, which are: “Gender and Sexual Orientation in the 21st Century” and “Navigating Difficult Conversations in a Polarized World.”
The Seminary of the Southwest (SSW) is located at 501 E. 32nd Street, Austin, Texas 78705. The Lutheran Seminary Program in the Southwest is located on the campus of SSW.