UNC Charlotte’s 2017 Witherspoon Lecture will focus on how Jewish, Christian and Muslim societies interact with and think about each other, from their origins to today. The lecture will be delivered by David Nirenberg, Deborah R. and Edgar D. Jannotta Distinguished Service Professor of Social Thought and History, and Dean of the Social Sciences Division, at the University of Chicago.
The Loy H. Witherspoon Lectures in Religious Studies, the oldest and most prestigious endowed lecture series at UNC Charlotte, was established in 1984 to honor the distinguished career and service of Professor Loy H. Witherspoon, the first chairperson of the Department of Religious Studies at UNC Charlotte. He is currently Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Religion in the Department of Religious Studies.
Monday, February 6, 2017
A reception will begin at 6:00 PM, and the lecture will follow at 7:00 PM.
Location: UNC Charlotte Center City (320 E. 9th Street, Charlotte 28202)
RSVPs: JennaCBaker@uncc.edu or call 704-687-5187
Parking: Complimentary parking is available with a special permit in the lot at 420 E. 9th St., directly across Brevard from UNC Charlotte Center City. Instructions for obtaining a permit will be sent to RSVPs before the lecture.