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Tanner Lecture on Human Values welcomes Anita Hill

We are thrilled to welcome Professor Anita Hill as our speaker for the 2018 Tanner Lecture on Human Values on September 26 at the Alumni House. Her public testimony in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee prior to Clarence Thomas’ Supreme Court appointment in 1991 began a national conversation about sexual inequality and harassment, and her lecture will offer historical context and commentary.

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Black, White, & Mormon II: A Conference on Race in the LDS Church Since the 1978 Revelation

The Tanner Humanities Center will host “Black, White, and Mormon II,” a multidisciplinary conference in collaboration with the College of Humanities’ Simmons Mormon Studies Professor Paul Reeve.  Here, we expand these themes and examine new issues to investigate how the LDS Church sustains an ever-increasing multiracial and multicultural membership and to explore the impact of doctrinal change at the grassroots.

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Sterling M. McMurrin Lecture on Religion and Culture Welcomes Darius Gray

Our keynote speaker at the Black, White, & Mormon II Conference will also coincide with this year's Sterling M. McMurrin Lecture on Religion and Culture. Trained in broadcast journalism, at the University of Utah and Columbia University, Darius Aidan Gray worked for KSL radio and television during the late 60s and early 70s.  He especially enjoyed documentary film production and was privileged to be placed on loan to UNICEF to film grassroots aid projects in several African countries. 

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Last Updated: 7/31/18