Interfaith Lecture Series
Dr. Yolanda Pierce
Originally broadcast at 2:00 p.m. ET Tuesday, August 23, 2022.
Dr. Yolanda Pierce is Professor and Dean of the Howard University School of Divinity. She is a scholar of African American religious history, womanist theology, race and religion, and an alumna of Princeton University and Cornell University. Pierce served as the founding director of the Center for the Study of African American Religious Life at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture (NMAAHC). A widely published author, Pierce’s newest book is In My Grandmother’s House: Black Women, Faith, and the Stories We Inherit. She is a native New Yorker, mentor, public theologian, community activist, cable news commentator, and ordained minister. Follow her on Twitter, her digital home: @YNPierce.
About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state that comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship and programs, and recreational activities. As a community, we celebrate, encourage and study the arts and treat them as integral to all of learning, and we convene the critical conversations of the day to advance understanding through civil dialogue. CHQ Assembly is the online expression of Chautauqua Institution's mission.
Up Next in 2022 Programs
Originally broadcast at 2 p.m. ET Wednesday, August 24, 2022.
Laura Limonic is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the College of Old Westbury of the State University of New York. Her research is in the area of contemporary immigration to the United States and the integration trajectories of ...
Lama Rod Owens
Originally broadcast at 2:00 p.m. ET Thursday, August 25, 2022.
Lama Rod Owens is an author, Buddhist minister, activist, yoga instructor, and authorized Lama in the Kagyu School of Tibetan Buddhism. He is one of the leading American Buddhist voices and teaches regularly online and around the wo...
Robert P. Jones
Originally broadcast at 2 p.m. ET Friday, August 26, 2022.
Robert P. Jones is the CEO and founder of Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) and the author of White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity, which won the 2021 American Book Award. He is also the author o...