Religious Pluralism in Tennessee
An NEH Bridging Cultures at Community Colleges Program

 

July 28 - 29, 2016

Summer Summit: Bringing the Outside In

 

 The following video contains the personal narrative of refugee Ms. Kasar Abdullah as
it was presented at the Bridging Culture 2016 event.
 

Invited Speakers


George Mehaffy  DR. GEORGE L. MEHAFFY


Vice President for Academic Leadership and Change,
American Association of State Colleges and Universities/AASCU
 
Original image via nau.edu


Dr. Caryn Mctighe Musil   DR. CARYN McTIGHE MUSIL


Director of Civic Learning and Democracy Initiatives    
Association of American Colleges and Universities/AAC&U
 
Click to view Dr. McTighe Musil's 2016 Presentation

Original image via aacu.org

 

Nancy Thomas   DR. NANCY L. THOMAS


Director, Institute for Democracy and Higher Education/IDHE,
Tufts University
Director, National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement/NSLVE

Original image via activecitizen.tufts.edu


Emily Sohmer Tai  DR. EMILY SOHMER TAI

 
2015-2016 National Distinguished Humanities Educator,
Community College Humanities Association/CCHA
Mentor in Religion in Community College Humanities Courses,
NEH Bridging Cultures in Community Colleges Program
Associate Professor of History,
Queensborough Community College, CUNY
 
Click to view Dr. Sohmer Tai's 2016 Presentation
 

Original image via cuny.edu

 

Ronald Messier  DR. JOHN D. REIFF


Director, Civic Learning and Engagement,
Massachusetts Department of Higher Education

Original image via contemplativeminds.org

 

Bridging Cultures Community College Presentations

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July 2015

July 13 - 17, 2015  || Creating a More Perfect Union in the Bible Belt:

Building Community and Cultural Understanding through the Study of Religion and Civil Society

 

Invited Speakers


Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp  LAURIE F. MAFFLY-KIPP


  Archer Alexander Distinguished Professor
  John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics
  Washington University in St. Louis

Original image by WUSTL Photos/Sid Hastings via rap.wustl.edu


M. Christian Green   M. CHRISTIAN GREEN


  Senior Research Fellow
  Center for the Study of Law and Religion
  Emory University School of Law

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Carlos Fraenkel   CARLOS FRAENKEL


  James McGill Professor of Philosophy and Jewish Studies
  McGill University


Original image via carlosfraenkel.com


Emily Auerbach  EMILY AUERBACH
 

  Professor of English
  Director, Odyssey Project
  University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Ronald Messier  RONALD MESSIER


  Professor Emeritus of History
  Middle Tennessee State University


Original image via archaeological.org

 
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Jackson State Community College          Middle Tennessee State University         Cleveland State Community College

 

 

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