Black Mama Trauma: Managing Ongoing Grief in the Work of Justice

Posted on: September 18th, 2013

From our partners at SCUPE, the Seminary Consortium for Urban Pastoral Education:

Join the Center for African American Studies (CAATS) and the rest of the SCUPE family for the 2013 JEREMIAH A. WRIGHT, Jr. Lecture featuring the Rev. Dr. Valerie Bridgeman on Friday, September 20th, 2013.

Dr. Bridgeman is a poet, peace activist and an interdisciplinary scholar in the areas of the Hebrew bible, worship, preaching, and art.  Formerly a tenured associate professor of Hebrew Bible and the Homiletics & Worship at Lancaster Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania, she left her position in the academy to pursue her passion for teaching the church’s leaders.  On Friday, September 20th she will deliver her lecture: Black Mama Trauma: Managing Ongoing Grief in the Work of Justice.

Friday, September 20th

Trinity United Church of Christ
4oo West 95th Place
Chicago, IL 60628
Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III, Senior Pastor

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6pm – 7pm
Fellowship Hall

7pm – 8:45pm


Rev. Dr. Valerie Bridgeman

Rev. Dr. Valerie Bridgeman


The lecture is free and open to the public. At the event, a free-will offering will be taken towards scholarships for CAATS students.

This event is sponsored by the Center for African American Theological Studies (CAATS), a program of SCUPE which is rooted in a partnership between the African American church, community, and the academy.

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