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Guest Lecturer: Danielle Allen

Danielle Allen is UPS foundation Professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, N. J. She is a political theorist who has published broadly in democratic theory, political sociology and the history of political thought.  Widely known for her work on justice and citizenship in both ancient Athens and modern America, Allen is the author of "Talking to Strangers: Anxieties of Citizenship since Brown vs. the Board of Education;" "Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality," among others. She is the co-editor of the award-winning "Education, Justice, and Democracy" and "From Voice to Influence: Understanding Citizenship in the Digital Age." She is a recipient of the so-called “genius award,”, i.e., the MacArthur Fellowship.

 

Erica Littlewolf: The Loss of Turtle Island

Erica Littlewolf is from the Northern Cheyenne tribe of southeastern Montana and currently lives in Albuquerque, N.M. She works for the Mennonite Central Committee (Central States) with the Indigenous Visions Center, where she is committed to the work of decolonization, authentic relationship, and healing. She has a B.S. in Psychology and American Indian Studies, and applies her schooling to social justice issues and Indigenous people.  

She is a member of the White River Cheyenne Mennonite Church which is located in Busby, Mont. She currently serves on the MC USA Women in Leadership Steering Committee, MC USA Peace and Justice Support Network Accountability Council, Return to the Earth Committee, and Roots of Justice Accountability Circle. She has also served on numerous other committees and boards throughout the broader Mennonite community since 1999. 

Littlewolf revisits us; last year, she participated as a presenter for the Waterloo/Cedar Falls Human Rights Conference.

 

Erica Littlewolf: The Loss of Turtle Island Exercise

Erica Littlewolf is from the Northern Cheyenne tribe of southeastern Montana and currently lives in Albuquerque, N.M. She works for the Mennonite Central Committee (Central States) with the Indigenous Visions Center, where she is committed to the work of decolonization, authentic relationship, and healing. She has a B.S. in Psychology and American Indian Studies, and applies her schooling to social justice issues and Indigenous people.  

She is a member of the White River Cheyenne Mennonite Church which is located in Busby, Mont. She currently serves on the MC USA Women in Leadership Steering Committee, MC USA Peace and Justice Support Network Accountability Council, Return to the Earth Committee, and Roots of Justice Accountability Circle. She has also served on numerous other committees and boards throughout the broader Mennonite community since 1999. 

Littlewolf revisits us; last year, she participated as a presenter for the Waterloo/Cedar Falls Human Rights Conference.

 

AFTERDARK

This dynamic one night event couples an incredible concert by Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors and a performance by hip-hop artist Thi'sl along with a captivating presentation by Joe White asking the question "Is Jesus Relevant Today?" Admission is free and seating is first come, first served.

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