Discussions About Race in the Classroom: Creating Constructive Conversations
Session II in our Faculty Seminar Series on Discussions About Race in the Classroom
Co-sponsored with the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning
Elizabeth Antus, Theology Department, Boston College
Gregory Fried, Philosophy Department, Boston College
Convener: Ruth Langer, Center for Christian-Jewish Learning and Theology Department, Boston College
Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Time: 4 - 5pm
Elizabeth Antus is an assistant professor of the practice in the theology department at Boston College. She is a Catholic systematic theologian writing about theological anthropology in relation to the topics of mental health, feminism, sexual violence, and disability. Among other projects, she is currently working on a book promoting a constructive Christian theological account of proper self-love entitled Steady My Soul: An Augustinian Feminist Account of Self-Love.
Gregory Fried has taught at the University of Chicago, Boston University, California State University Los Angeles, and Suffolk University. He teaches and publishes in political philosophy, with a particular interest in responses to challenges to liberal democracy and the rise of ethno-nationalism. He also works in philosophy of law, especially law and hermeneutics; philosophy and race; practical ethics, including just war theory; public philosophy; the history of ethics; Ancient philosophy; and 20th century Continental philosophy, especially Heidegger.