A Luther College tradition continues this year with the return of "Paideia Texts and Issues Lecture Series." Since 1983, Luther faculty have presented research from a variety of disciplines, centered
A Luther College tradition continues this year with the return of
“Paideia Texts and Issues Lecture Series.” Since 1983, Luther faculty
have presented research from a variety of disciplines, centered on a
common theme. This year the focus is on “Resistance and Resilience.”
Kelly Sharp, assistant professor of Africana studies and
history, presents “African Roots in Southern Fields: What the Slaves
Sharp shares her research on food, race and labor in early
19-century lowcountry, the coastal region of South Carolina and Georgia.
Sharp reveals the ways enslaved people used the everyday act of eating
to forge and promote an alternative framework of cultural expression
under the severe conditions of their bondage.
Lectures will take place at 7 p.m. in the Center for Faith and Life
Recital Hall with receptions to follow in Qualley Lounge. Sponsored by
the Paideia Endowment, these events are always open to the public with
no charge for admission.
(Tuesday) 7:00 pm
Luther College Center for Faith and Life Recital Hall