Dr. William Cavanaugh will deliver the keynote address for the Ableson Religious Reconciliation Lecture, which is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 21 in the Ballroom at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma in Chickasha.
The event is free and open to the public.
Cavanaugh is a professor of theology at DePaul University. His lecture will be based upon his book The Myth of Religious Violence: Secular Ideology and the Roots of Modern Conflict (Oxford University Press, 2009).
A professor at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma was part of a historic delegation that ended multiple generations of silence and brought recognition to the sacrifices and heroism of American Indians who served as code talkers in two world wars.
In November of this year, congressional leaders met with delegates from 34 American Indian nations at Emancipation Hall in Washington, D.C., to issue Congressional Gold Medals to each in honor of their contribution to American military history.
Dr. Lee Hester, professor of American Indian studies, was part of the Choctaw delegation.
Our USAO elves were busy this holiday season... so from our family to yours, HAPPY HOLIDAYS!! See our holiday greeting:
President John Feaver encouraged the 72 graduates at the Fall commencement for the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma to appreciate their degrees as an achievement of effort and not to allow an increasingly consumerist culture to reduce its value to an object for purchase.
For the third year in a row, a national financial organization has rated the University of Science and Arts as the most affordable institution on its list of 100 Best Values in Public Colleges in 2014.